Gazette Archive: Picture This

Larranaga Tip-Off

Posted: February 20, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason men’s basketball head coach Jim Larranaga spoke to students at Lanier Middle School in Fairfax to “tip off” the Ticket to Reading Rewards program, a new initiative by Fairfax County Public Schools and the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation. The program aims to get middle schoolers to read more on their own. Among […]

Homecoming ’09

Posted: February 17, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason students dressed in their best Mason gear for the Homecoming block party and game on Feb. 14. To cap off the day, the Patriots beat the Northeastern Huskies, 64-53, their 12th straight home victory.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Topping Out

Posted: February 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rex Parr and Johnny Atkinson of the Hylton Partnership and Development Committee sign the I-beam that will top off the new peforming arts building at the Prince William Campus. Committee members Jana Yeates and Richard Seraydarian wait their turn, while Bennie Scarton, far left, of the Manassas Journal Messenger takes notes.Photo by Evan Cantwell

Dawes Time

Posted: February 12, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Former Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes brought an inspirational message to campus as part of Black Heritage Month events. Above, from left, E. Teejay Brown, office and program manager of Diversity Programs and Services; Joya Crear, director of Diversity Programs and Services; Dawes; and Rebecca A. Walter, associate director of faculty partnerships and curriculum development in […]

Making Progress

Posted: February 2, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

No longer a gaping hole in the ground, the construction site for the new Arlington Campus academic building has reached ground level. The building is on target for completion in 2010.Photo by James Greif

Lucky 1,000th

Posted: January 29, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The 1,000th “NEW” employee, Adrien Loseille from the College of Science, was welcomed to Mason’s New Employee Welcome (NEW) Center by coordinator Jacquie Lowe on Jan. 28. The center, operated by Human Resources and Payroll, celebrated its second anniversary this week. Loseille received a Mason bag filled with gifts from the reward and recognition collection: […]

Snow Day

Posted: January 28, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Since morning classes were canceled, Mason students made the best of it during the first snow day of the year.Photo by Nicolas Tan

Southside Scene

Posted: January 23, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A new wall mural went up at the Southside dining hall over the holiday break. The brainchild of project manager Nancy Pickens, the 22-by-16-foot mural was designed by Creative Services art director Sarah Seeberg with photos from the Creative Services collection. It’s meant to depict “a day in the life at Mason,” Seeberg says.Creative Services […]

Watching History

Posted: January 21, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

People from across the Fairfax Campus gathered in the Johnson Center to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama on the big screen.Photo by Duane King

Mascot Bobblehead

Posted: January 16, 2009 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Some lucky fans at the Mason’s men’s basketball game on Jan. 17 walked away with a free mascot bobblehead doll, courtesy of Inova Blood Donor Services. The team beat James Madison, 71-57, in a record-setting game. The Patriots won their sixth-straight game and remained unbeaten at home. They are 7-0 in the Colonial Athletic Association […]