POLL: How does Mason feel about the sudden colder weather?

With the sudden drop in temperature, and snow on the rise, Fourth Estate wants to know how Mason students are coping with the weather.

Live Blog: March snowstorm at Mason

Follow C2M's live weather blog for updates on the March snowstorm!

Connect2Mason will be updating our live blog on the snowstorm with how it's impacting George Mason University. The blog will be updated by Connect2Mason Meteorologist Nick Stasiak and the C2M staff. The blog will feature latest weather projections, closings at Mason, photographs of the storm, video of the storm and comments by you, the reader. Please post your observations and photos of the storm below on the blog.

LIVE BLOG: Hurricane Sandy's impact on Mason

This page will regularly be updated with information regarding the impact of Hurricane Sandy on campus and notifications from administration officials.

11:38 a.m.: The Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center on the Prince William campus will open at 12:00 p.m. today.

Parking: All parking regulations and permits will be in effect beginning on Wednesday. "If you have moved your vehicle into one of the parking decks please remove your vehicle before 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 31," read an email sent through Mason Alert.

UPDATE: Mason prepares for Hurricane Sandy

UPDATE: Classes and administrative offices at Mason will be closed tomorrow and Tuesday morning because of Hurricane Sandy. "A decision on the operating status for Tuesday afternoon will be available by 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday," according to an email sent through Mason Alert. Here is the e-mail in its entirety:

Mason student develops university weather program


George Mason University now has its own weather program.

Nick Stasiak, a freshman at Mason, is starting “Forecast GMU,” which will provide daily weather forecasts for the Fairfax area.

Stasiak has experience with forecasting.

As of right now, “Forecast GMU” is only on social networking sites, but Stasiak says the station will most likely expand once it has gotten off the ground.

'No impact on library operations' after minor flood

Part of Fenwick Library flooded last week due to heavy rains and a blocked drain.

“We did have some water enter the basement of Fenwick Library overnight on Thursday night,” said Dorothy Lockaby, head of University Libraries Access Services.

Lockaby cited the reason for the flooding as heavy rains that came into the area last week coupled with a blocked drain.

February heat wave, a tease of spring [PHOTOS]

The above photos were taken on Friday afternoon, Day 2 of the recent warm weather. To see the caption paired with each photo, click on the image.

Snow challenge comments sent to faculty, staff also meant for students

A lone snowman sits atop Student Union Building II. (Jake McLernon)

A message from senior administrators commenting on last week's snow challenges sent to faculty and staff was intended to be sent to students as well, according to the university's senior vice president.

Mason reopens with delayed start

Pathways begin to thaw and be cleared Thursday after Wednesday's storm hits campus. Several sidewalks were still scattered with patches of ice late Thursday night. (Daniel McEnrue)
Last updated: 6:32 a.m. 

University remains closed for day two of inclement weather

Students trek across campus Wednesday as the snow begins to fall. (Jake McLemon)
Last updated: 3:15 p.m.