The Various Scholarships of George Mason University

Scholarships play a key role for college students. Whether an undergraduate or graduate student, scholarships aid students in paying for college. Essentially, they are free money given to students; they come in various forms, such as those offered by universities through Academic Departments, alumni, or Athletic Scholarships. At George Mason University, there are a variety … More The Various Scholarships of George Mason University

Interview with Kelly Webb on Athletic Scholarships

Please tell me a little about yourself. For example, what is your role involving athletic scholarships? I am the Associate Athletic Director of Compliance. I write out from start to finish, twice a semester, the issue aid agreements for student-athletes. I make sure they follow the rules with their financial aid. Aid agreements are for a … More Interview with Kelly Webb on Athletic Scholarships

Protect your privacy: Not everyone needs to know if you went to a Pharmacy

In “I Spent a Week Trying to Make the Broadband Lobby Answer a Simple Question about Selling Your Data”, Sam Biddle discusses the contradictory statement made by the NCTA on their task to ensure and protect the privacy and security of personal information of their customers. To elaborate more on the issue of privacy and … More Protect your privacy: Not everyone needs to know if you went to a Pharmacy

George Mason Study Abroad Scholarships

In the George Mason University study abroad page, the Global Education Office elaborates on the Global Perspectives Scholarship they offer for students wanting to study abroad. According to the Global Education Office, the scholarship is only available to students participating in a Global Education Office (GEO) summer or winter program. The scholarship awards range from … More George Mason Study Abroad Scholarships

Athletic Scholarships at George Mason

This brochure, by the department of George Mason Athletic Scholarships, elaborates on how athletic scholarships work at George Mason University. According to the department of Intercollegiate Athletics, athletic scholarships are offered to student-athletes by the discretion of each coach, with the consent of the Associate Athletic Director, and the final approval of the Director of … More Athletic Scholarships at George Mason

Photojournalism today: People are still enhancing their images

In “Citizen photojournalism and the public sphere”, Gregory Paschalidis focuses on the history of citizen photojournalism. Specifically, he points out the problems in the world of photojournalism. To expand on his argument, in “The paradox of authenticity in hyperreal photo reportage”, Eddy Borges-Ray focuses on Instagram and its effect on the world of photojournalism. Ultimately, … More Photojournalism today: People are still enhancing their images

The five sponsored scholarships by George Mason alumni

In this George Mason University alumni site, the George Mason alumni elaborate on the five student scholarships it sponsors. The five scholarships are: The Peter C. Forame Student Leader Scholarship, The George Mason Alumni Association Service Scholarship, Black Scholars Endowed Scholarship, and The John C. and Louise P. Wood Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship. These five … More The five sponsored scholarships by George Mason alumni

How to qualify for a George Mason University scholarship

This source is the George Mason University website explaining the qualifications for students to apply for scholarships at Mason. To apply and search for a scholarship, one must go on a different site linked on the page to do so. The site breaks up the qualifications into two parts, one being for returning undergraduate or … More How to qualify for a George Mason University scholarship

What types of scholarships does George Mason University offer?

In this source, the George Mason University website elaborates on the different types of scholarships it offers. This scholarship menu is under the sub-category of Financial Aid run by the George Mason Scholarship office. The site is broken up into the different types of Academic Scholarships. Athletic Scholarships are briefly mentioned, since the site states … More What types of scholarships does George Mason University offer?

Am I a journalist if I have a camera and use social media?

In “Everybody is a Media Outlet”, Clay Shirky analyzes the growth of technology and its effect on the world, specifically of journalism. According to Shirky, the emergence of new technology in digital publishing has made amateurs believe they are journalists, therefore interfering with the job of actual journalists. Similarly, in “The Read-Write Web”, Dan Gillmor … More Am I a journalist if I have a camera and use social media?