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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    • Spring Cleaning – Upcoming Upgrades: During Spring Break (March 10, 2014 – March 16, 2014) we will be upgradin... http://t.co/m3ejpGuiOS
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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

Virginia DOA finds herbicide pollution in Mason Pond

by Avery Powell
A Virginia Department of Agriculture investigation concluded this month that water in Mason Pond tests positive for a herbicide applied by a private contractor for Mason facilities, in violation of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act. LESCO Three Way Selective Herbicide......

Outdoor excursions to educate students and relieve stress

by Hannah Menchhoff
  Tatyana White, staff writer Looking for a way to de-stress while enjoying the great outdoors? Mason has new ways to make that possible for its students. The university now offers Outdoor Adventures, which offers weekly trips hiking, rafting and......

Holiday Recipes with Wine Suggestions

by Savannah Norton
  This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of Fourth Estate. Written by Savannah Norton with wine pairings from Connor Smith The holidays are the perfect time of year to bake to your hearts’ content and to......

Mason’s gardens provides local and organic food for community

by Hannah Menchhoff
Ashley Anne Strobridge, staff writer The organic produce is an expanding trend on Mason’s campus. Not only does the Office of Sustainability sponsor a weekly farmer’s market, but there are also a number of gardens and greenhouses on campus dedicated......