Mason Madness Friday, October 14th @ 8PM EagleBank Arena
National Coming Out Week /
LGBTQ History Month October 11th - October 14th For more information about LGBTQ and Ally resources and involvement check out the LGBTQ Resources Website!
Family Weekend October 14th - October 16th For a complete schedule and list of events, click here!
Disability Awareness Month Table Fair Wednesday, October 19th From 10AM-2PM
SUB I Patriot Lounge For more information about Disability Services, check out their website!
Final Presidential Debate Watch Party Hosted by Mason Votes Wednesday, October 19th @ 9pm
MCN Video Live Stream Schedule:
• Men's Soccer vs. George Washington Wednesday, October 12th @ 7:00PM
• Women's Soccer vs. Duquesne Thursday, October 13th @ 7:00PM
• Women's Volleyball vs. George Washington Friday, October 14th @ 6:00PM
• Women's Soccer vs. Davidson Saturday, October 15th @ 1:00PM
Saturday, October 15th @ 8PM:
Dear Jerry 2: This is 30!
Looking for something fun to do on campus next weekend?Join The Avett Brothers and very special guest Warren Haynes on lead guitar and vocals for Dear Jerry 2: This Is 30!, honoring the music and legend of the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia. This Is 30! will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Garcia’s historic return to the concert stage by recreating a classic Jerry Garcia Band show from October, 1986 as well as other Garcia classics. Student Media and WGMU Radio have partnered with Blackbird Presents to promote this major concert event, giving our students the opportunity to work alongside music industry professionals to gain hands-on marketing and event experience.
Hip hop artist Chance the Rapper brought his "Magnificent Coloring World Tour" to Mason's campus on Thursday, October 6th, performing for a sold out crowd of students and community members at EagleBank Arena.
The Mason Cable News Team was in attendance to cover the event and document Chance the Rapper's appearance for MCN. While there, MCNews anchor Tamia Mallory (left) and News Director Airelle Thornhill conducted student interviews and photographer Kristopher Head got the opportunity to take some amazing pictures. Check out MCN's Twitter @MasonCableNews for more photos and coverage of the event!
SPJ Hosts Media Professionals
ABOVE: Student members of Mason's Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) welcome education reporter T. Rees Shapiro (center) of The Washington Post for a Q&A discussion on October 4th.
BELOW: SPJ members pose for a group photo with freelance writer and entertainment professional Byron Edwards (center) of ESPN and BET on September 27th.
JOIN SPJ! Mason's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists meets every Tuesday at 5:00pm in the Hub 1012 (except today due to Columbus Day scheduling).
Photos courtesy of: SPJ
Window of Opportunity
Political Internship Summer 2016: Journalism + Communications Internships – the Ultimate DC Experience! Institute on Political Journalism |June 3 – July 28, 2017 | www.DCinternships.org/IPJ Early Application Deadline: December 6, 2016 - 5% tuition discount Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.986.0384. Spend your summer in Washington, DC and prepare for your future! The 8-week program allows students to intern in the fields of journalism, public relations and communication while earning academic credit. Learn more: www.dcinternships.org
Paid Internship Fall 2016: Cortona Academyneeds a person with superior writing, grammar, researching, and speaking skills to serve at our front desk, learning the ropes of marketing. Writing articles is CRITICAL for our marketing plan. We need a student who is motivated, well-dressed (we’re a school office and everyone must dress in business casual), and has a positive personality.
Applicants must be a junior, senior or grad student, be a quick typist (we also do databases), and absolutely know social media. A “plus” would be the ability to update our website, which is Wordpress. This is an intern position, but we are willing to pay base salary (min. wage) + hefty bonuses for helping us at conventions during some weekends and evenings.
Job interviews are starting now! Contact: Sharon Strauchs, Cortona Academy Director
13505 Dulles Technology Dr, #3, Herndon, VA 20171
703.464.0034 - 877.851.2010 - 301.215.7788 www.CortonaLearning.com
Scholarship Opportunity Big Red ¡Avance! Scholarship Program To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Big Red, America’s original and best-selling red soda, has partnered with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), the only national educational association that represents Hispanic-serving Institutions, to support students pursuing a higher education. Big Red will grant five $1,000 Big Red ¡Avance! scholarships to assist students with the cost of higher education.
Scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. Students can learn more about the scholarships at www.bigred.com/scholarship and sign up to be notified when the scholarship application is live in January 2017.
Paid Summer 2017 Employment Opportunity:
The Dow Jones News Fund is accepting applications for its 2017 summer internship programs. College juniors, seniors, and graduate students are invited to apply for the 2017 internship program. Internships will be available in data journalism, digital media, business reporting, and interactive news editing. The News Fund provides students with one week all-expenses paid training program in the latest news gathering and storytelling technologies; followed by paid internships at top media companies. Students earn $400 or more per week from news organizations and receive $1,000 scholarships from the Dow Jones News Fund.
Deadline to apply for the 2017 summer program is Nov. 1.
On behalf of everyone at Student Media,
we would like to extend our wishes for the happiest of birthdays to
all of our Volunteers, DJs, and Staff Members, who are celebrating
another year this October!
Thank you for your service and for making Student Media a fabulous place to work!