Category: Highlights

WGMU Exclusive: Patriot Pantry

By: Quianna Marissa WGMU’s Quianna Marissa hosts an interview with Gary Hooker, Director of George Mason University’s Patriot Pantry. Founded in December 2014, GMU’s Patriot Pantry (originally called the Pop-Up Pantry) is housed under GMU’s Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC). Mainly run by volunteers, they provide access to food items, toiletries, and school supplies …

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Cold War Kids Set To Perform At GMU’s Homecoming Week

  Cold War Kids Students: $20, $30 Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $30, $40 Guests: $40, $50 Tickets Thurs, Feb 8 Doors 7:30 pm // Show 8:00 pm GMU’s Center for the Arts // Fairfax, VA . . By: Jackie Reed For over a decade, California-based soul rock band Cold War Kids has performed on countless stages, …

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Talks #RealNews At Mason

On Tuesday, October 24, host of MSNBC’s Hardball Chris Matthews opened this year’s Mason Communication Forum with a conversation addressing “fake news” and journalism today. The conference, named #RealNews2017, was an interactive event that enabled students to exchange insight about today’s “social-mediated world”, first illustrated by Matthews. Though “fake news” has become a hot topic …

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WGMU: Turtle of the GMU Role-Playing Club

DJ Ariana Havens interviews Turtle from Mason’s Role-Playing Club to talk about his passion for tabletop role-playing games, the club itself, his best role-playing stories, and when and where they meet! Interested? The GMU Role-Playing Club meets Saturday nights from 9PM-12AM in the Hampton Roads 6th floor common room. Find them on their page on …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Sosan Malik

On this week’s episode of The Megaphone, Igor interviews Sosan Malik. Sosan is one of the editors-in-chief for IV Estate. They talked about student motivation, and she gave good suggestions about how to be an effective student leader and how to motivate your staff. Give it a listen! Listen HERE:

TEDxGeorgeMasonU “Revival” and Recap

By: Jackie Reed After months of planning and collaboration, the re-scheduled TEDxGeorgeMasonU spring conference was hosted in Dewberry Hall on September 10. With great patience and organization, the board of members crafted a remarkable conference that embodied the idea of “Revival”, referring to both the event and the conversations enveloped within the afternoon meeting. Several …

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Dotson & 2K: Ryan Cam

In a short two months since his last interview, featured artist Ryan Cam has wowed us with new music, videos, and even a college tour. Matt Dotson caught up with Ryan to talk about his local show at Jammin Java, the new single “When The Sun Come Up”, and how he’s managed to do so …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Moira Snyder

Join your host Igor Stojanov for The Megaphone, a weekly podcast about journalism, media, and active media students in the United States. This week, Igor speaks with GMU Student Media’s high school intern, Moira Snyder. They discuss her time writing for IV Estate and her contributions to the upcoming first issue of the semester, as well as …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Tyler Byrum

Join your host Igor Stojanov for The Megaphone, a weekly podcast about journalism, media, and active media students in the United States. This week, Igor sits down with Mason Cable Network’s Assistant Broadcast Director Tyler Byrum. They discuss the landscape of sports broadcasting and Tyler’s time as an undergrad at MCN, as well as his professional experience at …

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The Megaphone Podcast: Matt Dotson

Join your host Igor Stojanov for The Megaphone, a weekly podcast about journalism, media, and active media students in the United States. This week, Igor sits down with WGMU Radio general manager Matt Dotson. They discuss the motivation behind his time at WGMU and pursuit in a radio career, as well as WGMU’s mission to get …

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