Archive for October, 2001

Halloween Beach Bash Held Tomorrow

Posted: October 29, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason community is invited to attend the second Annual Halloween Beach Bash, held tomorrow from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mason Pond (rain site: Bistro). Enjoy free food, hayrides, pumpkin painting, fortune tellers, and bobbing for apples. A $100 bookstore gift certificate for the best George Mason-related costume will be awarded. At 9 […]

Mark Warner Speaks on Fairfax Campus Today

Posted: October 29, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Warner, the Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, speaks at a rally today at 12:30 p.m. on the Johnson Center North Plaza. [UPDATE: The location has been changed to the Johnson Center Atrium.] The event is sponsored by the Mason College Democrats. President Alan Merten will also be in attendance. Warner and Republican Mark Earley […]

Mark Warner To Speak at Mason on Monday

Posted: October 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mark Warner, the Democratic candidate for governor, will speak at a rally on Monday, Oct. 29, at 12:30 p.m. on the Johnson Center North Plaza. The event is sponsored by the Mason College Democrats. The gubernatorial election, between Warner and Republican Mark Early, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 6.

This Week in the News…

Posted: October 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week: Saturday, Oct. 20, Sydney Morning Herald Toxic Shock Syndrome “This analysis from Mark Katz, professor of government and politics at George Mason University, says winning the war against bin Laden and his al-Qaeda network means knowing what makes this charismatic leader […]

Rape Investigation Conference Held Monday

Posted: October 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason Police Department and Sexual Assault Services cosponsor “Intimate Betrayal: A Practical Guide to Victim Support and Investigation of Non-Stranger Rape,” a one-day conference on Monday, Oct. 29, from 8:30 to 5 p.m. The event includes seven sessions on a variety of rape topics. Connie Kirkland, coordinator of Sexual Assault Services, begins the […]

Memorial Mural to Be Painted over Former Spirit Wall

Posted: October 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Michelle Nery The Department of Art and Visual Technologies is sponsoring a memorial mural painting session tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in response to the attacks on Sept. 11. The mural will extend across the back wall of the Performing Arts Building. “It will look like a film strip running across the […]

Vote for the 2001 Homecoming Theme

Posted: October 26, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason community is invited to vote online for this year’s Homecoming celebration theme. All votes must be entered by Wednesday, Oct. 31. To vote, visit http://www.gmu.edu/mlstudents/homecoming/. For more information, contact Cyndra Church at x32909.

SCHEV Hosts Fall 2001 Boards of Visitors Conference Today

Posted: October 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) hosts its Fall 2001 Boards of Visitors Conference today from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This latest in a series of educational programs for governing board members at Virginia’s public institutions of higher education is held at the Omni Hotel, located at 100 South 12th Street […]

Sexual Assault Services Presents Play Tonight about Rape

Posted: October 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

One night…four close friends…alcohol…flirtation…and a conflicting story. Find out what happens when one friend accuses another friend of rape. Who is telling the truth? This situation will be portrayed in Playrights–One Night, an interactive play about acquaintance rape. The play is performed tonight at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the SUB II Ballroom. One […]

Mason Community Invited to Test BAC Level in Virtual Bar

Posted: October 25, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Century Council’s Blood Alcohol Educator (BAE) van is on the Johnson Center North Plaza today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The user-friendly vehicle converts into an interactive cyber-cafe that allows visitors to use a CD-ROM, available in English or Spanish, to estimate their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) levels based on weight, sex, and […]