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A Q&A With Mason’s New Mascot, The Patriot

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on February 15th, 2010

As most of you (hopefully) know, Gunston, that fuzzy ball of green Patriot spirit, has retired from his athletic mascot duties at Mason. Debuting last basketball season, Mason’s new mascot, The Patriot, has some big (floppy) shoes to fill. He sat down with us recently to answer some of our burning questions about his first…

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Mason Alumnus Returns to the Olympics

by Leah Kerkman Fogarty on February 9th, 2010

After a two-decade career, Michael Kohn, B.S. Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources ’97, will soon be considered a two-time Olympian. The Mason alumnus has participated in the Winter Olympics once before, in 2002, where he won a bronze medal in bobsledding. Let’s hope this time around, he’s just as fruitful.

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