SPJ Hosts Sarah Fraser TONIGHT! Tuesday, November 10th @ 5PM The Hub, Room 1012 The Society of Professional Journalists welcomes Sarah Fraser, DC blogger and the host of 107.3's "Sarah, Ty & Mel."
SPJ Fundraiser at Panda Express TONIGHT! Tuesday, November 10th @ 6-11PM
Panda Express – University Hall, Fairfax Campus The Society of Professional Journalists will be hosting a fundraiser with the help of Panda Express. Come on out with a printed copy or screenshot of the flyer (seen directly below) and present it to the sales associate when ordering. A portion of the proceeds from your visit will go towards SPJ.
LEAD Alumni Leadership Speaker Series
TONIGHT! Tuesday, November 10th @ 7PM
The Hub, Room 1012
Join a panel of Mason alumni for a discussion of leadership and national/international years of service. Participating alumni have been part of corps programs including Teach for America, Americorps, Peace Corps, and others. Click here to RSVP.
13th Annual Veterans' Powwow
Wednesday, November 11th @ 12-8PM
Dewberry Hall The Veteran's Powwow is a free social event featuring indigenous dancing and music. A large selection of Native American traditional arts and crafts will be available for purchase.
University Life Workshop:
Scheduling & Time Management Strategies Wednesday, November 11th @ 4:30PM
SUB I, Room 3129 Do you spend too much or too little time studying? Learn the skills of successful time management and increase your ability to balance studying with other activities. Click here to register.
Friday, November 13th @ 3:30PM
North Plaza Join Student Government for the annual Gold Rush event! Kick off basketball season at the first pep rally and become full of PATRIOT PRIDE. Get this year’s FREE Gold Rush t-shirt and and join the Hoopla Block Party in Lot A!
WGMU Fundraiser at Panera Bread
Tuesday, November 17th @ 4-8PM
Panera Bread – JC, Fairfax Campus WGMU will be hosting a fundraiser with the help of Panera. Come on out with a printed copy or screenshot of the flyer (seen directly below) and present it to the sales associate when ordering. A portion of the proceeds from your visit will go towards new studio equipment for the station and its DJs.
• Men's Basketball vs. Colgate Friday, November 13th @ 6:45PM
Eagle Bank Arena
• Women's Volleyball vs. Duquesne Saturday, November 14th @ 7PM
Print out a hard copy of the flyers above or show a screenshot on your smartphone when ordering at Panda Express or Panera Bread to make sure that a portion of your bill is donated to Student Media's groups.
Student Media Supports
Hunger and Homelessness Action Week
Check out this video edited by MCN General Manager Robert Horan for details on how to participate:
Hunger and Homelessness Action Week is November 15–20, 2015 at George Mason University. What are you going to do to take Action? #actionweekgmu
In Case You Missed It
Last week, Mason's chapter of the PRSSA hosted a Canned Food Drive and Student Media supported their effort by collecting a box of canned goods to benefit the community. All donations went to help those at the Baileys Crossroads Community Center in Falls Church, VA. Above, members of the Communication Team, Sales Team, and WGMU show off their Thanksgiving spirit by posing with donated canned goods collected by Student Media students and staff.
Junto Magazine — Junto Magazine is looking for artists, authors, musicians, or anybody with a passion for creativity to submit original works for publication in the inaugural issue of this exciting new magazine. Join a community of artists and build your professional portfolio while sharing your passion. Junto is a brand new, web-based magazine that provides a professionally cultivated, cross-medium creative outlet for trained amateur artists on a monthly basis. Junto was created by local writers and artists, including Student Media alumna Nicole Wisenhahn, class of 2011. Deadline for inclusion in the premiere issue is November 30th. Click here for more information.
Summer 2016 Institute on Political Journalism — When you picture your future, do you see yourself covering the campaign trail, reporting on current events or developing a strategic marketing plan for a corporate client? If so, this is the program for you. Spend 8 weeks in the nation’s capital with 70 students from around the country and world who are all passionate about politics, getting the story straight and learning the ins and outs of the news business. Click here to apply and learn more.
Internships and Fellowships
'Tis the season to be scouting out and applying for internships.To help you with your search, the folks over at Poynter have put together a list of 80 (and growing) internship and fellowship opportunities with a media focus. The list includes large and small media organizations from across the country, but luckily our area is home to some of the best in the field (USA Today, The Washington Post, Politico, Chronicle of Higher Education, and DC bureaus of other national papers and networks). Some deadlines have already passed so make sure you don't miss out on these exciting programs by applying today!
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