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Freshman Horror Stories

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Freshman year of college is an exciting time full of unique and memorable experiences. But even though those experiences are memorable, they don’t necessarily have to be your favorite memory.  From late nights cram sessions to 7am classes, freshman year is considered by many to be the best year of your life. Here are a […]

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Spring Into Well Being this Earth Day

Well Being

Well-being, the state of being happy, comfortable, and healthy, is a movement that is taking the country, and the world, by storm. Corporate offices, elementary schools, universities, and even state and local governments are implementing mindfulness practices into their routines in an effort to promote well-being. George Mason University is no exception. “Spring into Well-Being” […]

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Fresh Fest: Showcase of the Freshman Patriot Experience!

Mindful Living

All photography credits go to IV Estate’s own Amy Rose.

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Freshman Stars of the Fall

College freshmen face many new changes that may be difficult to handle over the course of the first few months. The struggles range from the several aspects for self-reliance, a new environment, and keeping the body and the mind healthy. But for some students, there is an added component that makes things a little more […]

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Fall Fashion Show Recap

Fall Fashion Show pictures courtesy of Nadgeena Jerome

Who would have thought that making the decision to trek all the way to Original Burger and satiate my hunger, would present me with an amazing modeling opportunity? On Saturday, November 23, the Patriot Activities Council hosted the annual Red Alert Fashion Show, in honor of HIV/Aids Awareness month.  The show was hosted by Mason […]

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Jamming Away To An A

Cram Jam was hosted in Southside by Dining Services and Housing & Residence Life. We all enjoyed free pancakes with endless toppings. During the event, each student was encouraged to drop off their “study bucks” in order to win amazing prizes during the Study Bucks Drawing. This free social event was highly praised by the […]

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Feature Profile: Manuel Gauto

Manuel Gauto, from Falls Church, Virginia, is an ordinary freshman who is doing extraordinary things. For the past seven years he has been gaining knowledge and experience in IT work and now he is running his own company. Gauto chose Mason because of its esteemed engineering school, the reasonable price, and most importantly the close […]

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Class of 2017 has joined the ranks!

The Class of 2017 has joined the ranks of previous classes in front of the Hub! Can you pick out your signature in the photo above? As the Class of '17 nears the end of their Freshman year, we wish all Patriots the best on their finals! The photo above can also be seen on our Facebook wall. Visit our media outlets for further updates!

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What does it take to be a staff member? How does Freshman Focus benefit you? Find out about Freshman Focus and its place in the Office of Student Media in our Promotional Video. All video and editing credit goes to Robert Horan.

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See this story and more! Thank you to Evan Cantwell from Creative Services for this image of Chi Omega. Want to check out more Greek Life photos? Visit http://gmu.smugmug.com/Student-Life/StudentGreek-Life​