2014 Homecoming Week events preview

Taking the torch from the Sochi Olympics, Mason wants you to bring home the green and gold for Homecoming Week. With friendly competitions, blocks parties, and a variety of special events, you have plenty of accessible opportunities to express your Patriot pride every day this week.

Trivia Night
February 12 – The Rathskellar (SUB 1) – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Top 5 weekend picks February 14

Every week Connect2Mason will offer five entertainment picks for your weekend. Ranging from on-campus to off-campus events, Connect2Mason's Top 5 will give you a jump start on your weekend. Here are the Top 5 picks for this weekend:

Baird delivers crowd-pleasing anthem

With almost 9,800 pairs of eyes pointed his way, Jordan Baird, junior music major and walk-on for George Mason University’s basketball team, opened the Homecoming game with the national anthem.

Homecoming theme altered to be ‘not so focused on Disney’

The image is featured on the Homecoming website.

The Homecoming planning committee has reconsidered its original and already-publicized Disney-styled theme after conversation with university legal counsel, according to an associate director of the Office of Student Involvement.

Dear Patriots: Is there 'no place like Mason'?

The Mason community braved cold weather conditions on Saturday to partake in this year's homecoming parade, block party and game. The Patriots beat the ODU Monarchs 62-45.(Jake McLernon)

Shots from the rainy tailgate

Greg Mihokovich, left, and Hieu Tran from Phi Kappa Theta pose for the camera before the men's basketball game. (Josefina Yanez)

Alumni and fans make their way to Fairfax for Homecoming basketball

Alumni, students and community members came out in full force Saturday afternoon to cheer on the Patriots for their Homecoming contest against the Old Dominion Monarchs. (John Powell)

GMUnit sings way to talent show victory

Derick Elmore belts a note on-stage with the rest of the men's a cappella group, GMUnit.  The group performed Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours," and won the competion. (Jake McLemon)

Students compete for title of Mason Majesty

Students strutted their stuff on stage for their chance at the Mason Majesty title this Monday evening. Candidates went through formal wear, trivia, personal questions and talent segments, and were cheered on by their fans and friends.