Archive for October, 2003

Halloween Beach Bash Held Tomorrow

Posted: October 29, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The George Mason community is invited to attend the fourth annual Halloween Beach Bash, held tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Mason Pond (rain site: Johnson Center Atrium). Enjoy hayrides, fortune tellers, a caricature artist, magicians, music, free food, and giveaways. Prizes will be awarded for the top three costumes. The bash is […]

Panel Discusses Terrorism, War, and the Media

Posted: October 29, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Tara Laskowski
What are the consequences of constant real-time coverage of terrorism and war on U.S. foreign policy and public opinion? Members of the “War and Conflict in the Middle East: Lost in Translation?” panel will attempt to answer this question on Monday, Nov. 3, from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the SUB II Ballroom.

Mason’s Davis Garners Second Preseason Basketball Honor

Posted: October 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Senior Mark Davis of the men’s basketball team has been tabbed to the preseason Mid-Major all-America team by CollegeInsider.com, a web site devoted to the promotion of mid-major conferences and schools. This is Davis’ second preseason honor, having also been named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) first team in a vote of the league’s 10 head coaches.

Town Hall Meetings to Be Held for New Student Banner Component

Posted: October 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Dominick Rubino
Since June 2003, the largest part of the Patriot Project has been under construction, and the new Banner Student system will be implemented in time for fall 2004 registration. To help Mason faculty and students learn more about this system four Town Hall Meetings will be held next month as follows:

Mason Is One of Kiplinger’s Best Values for 2003

Posted: October 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Dominick Rubino
In a ranking done by Kiplinger’s personal finance magazine, George Mason is one of the best values among public colleges nationwide. Noting growing concern from recent hikes in tuition, Kiplinger generated its top 100 list of colleges with the best deals in higher education.

Off the Clock: Cyclist Takes to the Road for Cancer Research

Posted: October 28, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Ryan Effgen
Steve Klein, coordinator of the Communication Department’s minor in electronic journalism, is a veteran sportswriter who can report on athletics from firsthand experience. An avid cyclist, Klein joined about 1,000 cyclists on Oct. 18 in a 40-mile ride through Washington, D.C., on the homestretch of the Tour of Hope, a cross-country benefit ride for cancer research.

Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert Held Tonight

Posted: October 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Department of Music presents a symphonic band and wind symphony concert tonight at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. John Casagrande and Anthony Maiello conduct the performance with several guest conductors and soloists.

Patriots Ranked 13th in Preseason Mid-Major Poll

Posted: October 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s men’s basketball team is ranked 13th in the Preseason Mid-Major Top 25 poll released by CollegeInsider.com, a web site devoted to the promotion of mid-major conferences and schools.

University Relations Hosts Open House

Posted: October 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

University Relations (UR) will host an open house Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. in Mason Hall, Room D217. UR provides the campus community with a one-stop service for all marketing and communication needs. The unit’s five departments–Community Relations, Creative Services, Events Management, Information Services, and Media Relations–will showcase the services they provide to the university community.

Lot B Closing Delay

Posted: October 27, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The closing of Lot B has been pushed back to Monday, Nov. 3, due to a delay in the starting of the Parking Deck II construction.