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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Happy Birthday! onMason is 10 years old!

by OnMason Webmaster
On this day in 2009, onMason was made available to the Mason community. A lot has changed in the tech world since 2009. In August 2009, the fastest computer you could buy came with a Intel Core 2 processor. And Windows Vista. Apple had just released their third iPhone, the iPhone 3GS. And at the […]...

We’re moving servers on Thursday, August 24

by OnMason Webmaster
In order to provide better service, we will be moving servers starting on Thursday, August 24. The site will generally be available during this time, but there may be reduced performance and occasional downtimes during this transition. It is also recommended that you do not make major changes to your site during this time as […]...

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 […]...

Fourth Estate

Mason Jazz Guitar Night at Epicure Cafe

by Travis McMillan
Musicians from the Shawn Purcell Studio entertain BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER On Saturday, Oct. 5, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., students and alumni from Professor Shawn Purcell’s studio gathered at Epicure Cafe in Fairfax to perform for family......

The Fight Against Stigma

by Peter Njoroge
How Mason is Working to Destigmatize Mental Health BY: NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER Schizo. Bipolar. Psychotic. These are the words nonchalantly thrown around college campuses, characterized by stigma and dripping with negative connotation.  Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses sometimes......

When Remembering the 2019 Washington Nationals, Don’t Forget Davey.

by rshinberg
BY ROSS SHINBERG, STAFF WRITER “Go 1–0 today” has been the mindset of the Washington Nationals and their manager, Davey Martinez, since the start of the summer. It’s a simple message — but a necessary one, given how poorly the......

Mason men’s soccer player, Gilian Buijk, scores a golden goal that will last a lifetime

by Domenic Allegra
BY DOMENIC ALLEGRA, ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR It’s about an eight-hour plane ride and almost 4,000 miles to men’s soccer senior Gilian Buijk’s home in Wassenaar, Netherlands.  At the age of 4, Buijk figured out that he wanted to play soccer.......