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Archive for July, 2011
by Jason Jacks on July 25th, 2011
Jenna St. John, MFA Creative Writing ’08, is a dancer and actor. And now that she can throw filmmaker into her bag of theatrical tricks, she’s a bona fide triple threat. On July 31, St. John will premiere her first full-length movie at Fairfax’s Cinema Arts Theatre, not far from her old Mason stomping grounds….
by Lisa M. Gerry on July 19th, 2011
Tune in to the new season of Hell’s Kitchen to catch one of Mason’s own, Brendan Heavey, BA History ‘o4, competing against 17 other contestants—and host Gordon Ramsay’s fiery temper—to be head chef at New York City’s BLT Steak, complete with a quarter-million-dollar salary.
by Jason Jacks on July 18th, 2011
This New Century College summer course touches on the testing of products on animals, the use of animals in entertainment, veganism, and animal fighting, as well as how animals are treated at large factory farms.
by Jason Jacks on July 12th, 2011
What better way to show your respect for someone than to immortalize them in bobblehead. That’s exactly what Mason law professor Ross Davies and the rest of the staff at the Green Bag quarterly law journal do with respect to U.S. Supreme Court justices. From William Rehnquist to Sandra Day O’Connor, the journal, of which…
by Mason Spirit contributor on July 8th, 2011
In honor of the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary, Mason alumna Sara Hughlett, BA Foreign Language ’08, and more than 50 Peace Corps volunteers recently built a house in six days (May 30–June 4) to benefit a family in Romania. In addition to constructing the two-bedroom home, the Peace Corps volunteers managed event preparations and logistics….