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Archive for April, 2012

Mason Day? You Should Have Been Here in the ’70s…

by Buzz McClain, BA '77 on April 23rd, 2012

The early Mason Days in the ’70s were experiments in social media. We’d send a Tweet to the student body announcing when we’d be celebrating our founder, then the message would be circulated via everything from Facebook to Tumblr and then . . . ah, who are we fooling?

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From the Archives: What’s in a Name?

by Colleen Kearney Rich on April 17th, 2012

One of the changes is the move over the years away from the acronym “GMU” to the word “Mason.” Since President Alan Merten joined the university in 1996, the campus community has been encouraged to make “Mason” part of their lexicon.

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