onMason

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onMason
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    • Welcome to onMason. This site is a platform for you, the George Mason University community, to express yourself any way you'd like. When you sign up for an onMason site, you get a host of content management tools to create your website or blog the way you want to.

      From the minute you join, onMason provides you with everything you need to make your voice heard by Mason and the world.

      Sign up with your GMU.edu email and speak your mind, display your photos, and showcase your videos.
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    • Disabling XML-RPC: If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you will probably realize that onMason, like... http://t.co/TvwLu2iTcq
    • Spring Cleaning – Upcoming Upgrades: During Spring Break (March 10, 2014 – March 16, 2014) we will be upgradin... http://t.co/m3ejpGuiOS
    • Recent issues with onMason: I’m sure some of you have noticed that onMason has experienced some times recently... http://t.co/aVplM9ln9W

onMason Status

Disabling XML-RPC

by OnMason Webmaster
If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you will probably realize that onMason, like many WordPress blogs, has been under constant attack by hackers for quite some time. We’ve had brute force login attacks and comment spam problems (between April 2014 and June 2014). However, I like to think that we’ve done a […]...

Spring Cleaning – Upcoming Upgrades

by OnMason Webmaster
During Spring Break (March 10, 2014 – March 16, 2014) we will be upgrading the software running onMason. We do not expect any extended outages during the upgrade process. After the upgrade, there will be a few changes to onMason. The most noticeable change will be a new look to the admin dashboard. It will […]...

Recent issues with onMason

by OnMason Webmaster
I’m sure some of you have noticed that onMason has experienced some times recently when the site was either inaccessible or sluggish. The reason this has been happening is that onMason has been under constant attack since April. An unknown party has attempted to gain access to the onMason administrator password using “brute force” methods. […]...

Upcoming Upgrade

by OnMason Webmaster
We will be upgrading the software running onMason on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 between 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. As a result, onMason will be periodically unavailable during that time....

Fourth Estate

Flood alert system in the works

by Ellen Glickman
A team of students is developing a program to monitor campus flooding by creating an alert system for the Mason community. “We’re trying to develop what I’m calling the Mason Educational Watershed, which is to create Mason as a living laboratory......

Housing announces changes to “The Ridge” study space

by sbehrman
One of George Mason University’s study spots, The Ridge, recently reopened its doors to students for the semester and announced some major changes to the space’s purposes. According to the Housing and Residence Life website, the Ridge will no longer......

Butts saved

by Hannah Menchhoff
Since July 1991, the University Mall Theatres has operated as a popular, second run, Fairfax community movie theater. “[I like going there because] the employees are nice, the price is cheap, and the popcorn is really good,” Mason student Sean......

Send Silence Packing

by Courtney Woodard
George Mason University Students and faculty alike were sobered and humbled by the Send Silence Packing exhibition that took place on September 10th. Send Silence Packing is a nationwide exhibit put on by Active Minds at universities throughout the nation.......