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Students and faculty take time to remember historical heroes

Mason’s class council held a celebration of the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary with a picture gallery at The Ridge on Jan. 24.

The photo exhibit consisted of different black and white photos from Martin Luther King’s era and that of President Barrack Obama.

The historical pictures were some that students have seen throughout their elementary years. Captions and dates were shown underneath the pictures so visitors could read about the story behind each photo and see when the pictures were taken. 

The Goddess Diaries voices the true stories of real women


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Mason’s Women and Gender Studies department alongside the Theater Department are sponsoring the 4th annual production of The Goddess Diaries compiled and written by Carol Lee Campbell.

Top 5 weekend picks March 8

If you're not going on a warm vacation or home, you can still find fun things to do during your spring break if you're staying in the area. Here are some events that you can do this weekend to get started on your spring break fun. 

OPINION: Move:DC, power in numbers and how we can change the course of history

On Saturday, Nov., 17 over 10,000 people convened at Washington D.C.'s Walter E. Washington Convention Center for something quite extraordinary. As part of the non-profit organization Invisible Children, individuals from across the United States and more than 60 countries came to demand justice as part of Move:DC.

OPINION: The political motivations behind legislative nomenclature

With the nation just a few weeks away from electing our representatives in Washington, Congress is bottlenecked with legislation. Bills addressing a range of issues, from the financial crisis to foreign affairs, lay waiting for committees to act on them. In reflection of the campaigns’ tones and messages, authors of these bills have adorned their legislation with explicit titles aimed at specific issues.

An Evening with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at Nationals Park

Witnessing Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band live is a religious experience. Like a preacher spreading the good news from the pulpit, Springsteen commands your attention from beginning to end with a passion and presence unaccustomed for a 62-year old rocker. With gospel and rock melodies coupled with the powerful lyrics of his songs, Springsteen intends to enlighten and console even the most down-trodden follower. The congregation, young and old, feed off this empowering energy, with arms held high and voices to the heavens.

VoxPop Rocks! to debut at Mason

VoxPop Rocks!, the latest installment of the Office of Student Media’s magazine, hits Mason today. The magazine looks to guide readers into the elaborate music scene of the Washington, D.C. metro region. From music venues, to bands, to interviews, VoxPop Rocks! touches on the growing community of musicians and artists in George Mason University’s backyard.