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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    • 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

Yik Yak: taking over schools one yak at a time

by Savannah Norton
Written by Kelsey Davidson   Mason students are using a new app sweeping across college campuses for jokes, comments and advice throughout the day. Yik Yak is an app that allows one to post an anonymous 200 character message and......

Hiring policies focus on workplace diversity

by Angela Woolsey
This story was originally published in the Oct. 20 issue of Fourth Estate Affirmative action policies play a significant role in Mason’s push for diversity. In addition to following federal and state guidelines for affirmative action and diversity hiring policies,......

New science center to provide more research opportunities

by Ellen Glickman
Mason began construction on the Potomac Science Center, a new educational and research facility, earlier this month. Located in Woodbridge at the intersection of the Occoquan and Potomac Rivers, the center will provide a new home for the Potomac Environmental......

Guantanamo Bay politics through the lens of a photojournalist

by Niki Papadogiannakis
Bright orange jumpsuits are a familiar symbol of Guantanamo Bay, but according to photojournalist Louie Palu, that symbol has been hijacked by ISIS. “Pictures have become part of the contemporary landscape of conflict,” said Palu while giving a guest lecture......