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Archive for June, 2016

Lights, Camera, FAVS Students in Action

by Colleen Kearney Rich on June 21st, 2016

“I toured a lot of different film schools, and this was one of the only ones that emphasized working with other students,” says FAVS Meagan Arnold, who comes from Stephens City, Virginia. “It is really hard to make a short film by yourself.”

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Oldies But Goodies: Phoebe’s Throwback Thursdays

by Cathy Cruise, MFA '93 on June 14th, 2016

While it prides itself on supporting up-and-coming writers, Phoebe, Mason’s longstanding literary journal, is now spotlighting some old favorites. Through its new Throwback Thursday blogroll, the journal presents one piece from a past issue each week and promotes it via social media.

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Mason Alumna’s Tubman Screenplay Wins $50K Prize

by Jamie Rogers on June 14th, 2016

A grade-school fascination with Harriet Tubman led Mason history alumna Katherine Craddock to write a screenplay about the historical heroine. The piece garnered her a $50,000 prize—and the attention of companies offering her the chance to make it a major Hollywood production.

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