• Announcements,  News/General

    Welcome Back, Mason Nation!

    WELCOME BACK MASON NATION! Congrats on completing the first two weeks of school! The team here at Volition is extremely excited for this semester and all that we have planned! Make sure you mark these activities in your calendars (flyers with these events will be coming shortly!): –Friday, September 21st: Our FIRST Open Mic Night of the semester! All are invited to showcase your talents! (Location: JC Bistro, 7-10pm). –Friday, October 5th: Stop by the Chipotle on campus and grab yourself a bite to eat while supporting our fundraiser! (Location: Chipotle in the JC, 4-8pm). –Friday, November 2nd: Our SECOND and FINAL Open Mic Night of the semester! Join us and…

  • Announcements,  Submissions


    March 31st is the deadline to submit your original work for a chance to be featured in our Spring issue of Volition! We want all prose, poetry, screenwriting, art, and photography to be submitted! We are also really looking for art and photography submissions! We know you guys are out there…. SO SUBMIT! bit.ly/Submit2Volition

  • Announcements,  News/General

    Our Biggest Open Mic Night to date?

    Yes, this last open mic night of the semester could quite possibly be our BIGGEST open mic night we at Volition have ever had! We are happy to announce that we are partnering with House Studios, a Grammy-winning multi-media recording company! Three of their signed artists, Mannywellz, Sydney Franklin, and Luke James Shaffer, will be in attendance! WE WANT EVERYONE who has ANY talent to come on out on Thursday, March 8th! Do you like stand-up? Come crack a joke. Are you a magician? Come wow us with some tricks! Have some spoken word you’d like to share with the audience? Move us! Thursday, March 8th, starting at 7pm in the…

  • Announcements

    Fall for the Book and Volition Book Swap

    Fall for the Book is this week! Make sure to check out all the great events in the area, especially the ones happening on our very own GMU campus. You can find a schedule on their web site here: http://fallforthebook.org/schedule/ Also, from Wednesday–Friday, Volition is hosting a book swap. Bring a book to donate, and take a book home! We’ll be in the JC Plaza Tent.

  • Announcements,  News/General

    Some end-of-the-semester announcements…

    The Volition staff hopes you had a wonderful and delicious Thanksgiving!   The end of the semester is quickly approaching and you know what that means — the magazine is about to come out! We’re placing the orders sometime this week so expect issues to come flying in before winter break starts. We’re more than excited to release our issue — and we know you are too! — so here’s just a little peek:   Good luck on all your finals!

  • Announcements,  News/General,  Submissions

    MCN & Volition’s Volonté Film Fest!

    MCN & Volition’s Volonté Film Fest Create a 6 to 8 minute original short film. The theme for the contest is volition “free will.” Deadline: Before November 8th, 2012 at Noon. The winner will be announced on November 9th, 2012. 1st Prize Winner will receive: $250.00 Guidelines: Must be a GMU undergraduate student No nudity Cursing is allowed Must follow theme No racial slurs No copyrighted material Files must be in mpg2 format Note: Your film will be disqualified if you do not follow these guidelines. All files must be brought on a flash drive to MCN in the Student Media Office. A typed script (in American standard play format),…