onMason

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onMason
  • You... onMason

    • 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

Rainy day funds lead to sunnier times, Mercatus study concludes

by Ellen Glickman
This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. In late January, the Mercatus Center released a research paper that supported a recent financial move made by Mason administration – adding to rainy day funds.......

The gray area in “Fifty Shades of Grey”

by Amy Woolsey
Warning: This article discusses topics like rape and sexual violence that may be triggering for some readers. When the movie Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jaime Dornan, opened nationwide Feb. 13, its depiction of a romantic and......

New app will allow students to order from class

by Ellen Glickman
This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. Staff writer: Jacob Rupo Door busting lines at the new Panera Bread and Starbucks may be familiar sights, but George Mason University is introducing Tapingo, an......

Teach for America struggles to find recruits

by Natalia Kolenko
This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. The organization Teach For America has been struggling to recruit new teachers for the 2015 corps, and with a strengthening economy the number of Mason applications......