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Archive for February, 2011

Green Machine Alums! Your Old Band Needs You

by Jason Jacks on February 28th, 2011

Members of the wildly popular and all around most amazing pep band in all the land, the Green Machine, are looking for former members to help tell the history of the band. “We’re trying to get the word out to our alumni that we are searching for information on the band,” says Jessica Berg, a…

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“Augmented Reality” sounds like a pilot for a Syfy Channel movie of the week. But while the technology behind what is known in scientific circles as AR is certainly state of the art, its mission is far from science fiction. In Brenda Bannan’s EDIT 732 and EDIT 752 graduate-level classes, students are learning and developing…

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Hot Shoppes and the Mighty Mo Live (In Photos, At Least)

by Jason Jacks on February 16th, 2011

Toss in a dining landmark once adored by foodies across the region. Pepper it with a lot of research. And finish it off with some yellowing photos that capture a simpler time. So what’s cooking? A new project by Mason’s University Libraries documenting the rise and fall of the local restaurant chain Hot Shoppes. Founded…

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Video: Men’s Basketball Team Explained Via Avatars!

by Jason Jacks on February 8th, 2011

Mason’s men’s basketball team wins on the court and in the video lab. This will definitely make you chuckle!

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GBAY Returns: You Too Can Have Your Name in Deli Meats!

by Jason Jacks on February 4th, 2011

Sotheby’s may have a Picasso or Rembrandt for sale, but what about the chance to have you name immortalized in food stuffs? Returning for its second year on March 3, Mason’s student-run GBAY auction lets bidders battle it out for everything from a book autographed by a Jersey Shore star to having a sandwich or…

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