• 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,  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…

  • News/General

    Thank You!

    Volition Literary and Arts Magazine would like to extend one last thank-you to everyone at GMU who submitted work for our Fall 2017 issue! We received 253 submissions, which is an impressive testament to how much creative talent we have at GMU. Our Fall 2017 issue will be out in the spring semester. Please tell your friends about Volition, and submit again next year if you don’t make it into this issue! In the meantime, look for the magazine stands around campus to find our previous issues, plus other GMU student publications. You can also pick up your free copies of previous issues of Volition at the OSM office! Visit us…

  • News/General

    Happy New Year!

    Issue Update Due to some publishing issues, we’re releasing our Fall 2013 at the beginning of next semester.   Congratulations Seniors! We’re sorry to see some of our editors and staff members leave, but as the semester draws to a close, so does their time here at Volition. They’re a wonderful group of people the rest of the staff and editors at the mag wish them all the best as they move on out into the world. Congratulations and good luck to Alana Hackes – Prose Editor Henry Leeker – Poetry Editor Raven Jenkins – Public Relations Officer   Happy New Year! We hope everyone got fantabulous final exam scores…

  • 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),…

  • Announcements,  News/General

    Coming Soon…Fall 2011 Volition Magazine Copies

    Hello everyone, We are still editing the Volition Fall 2011 Volume 12 . The magazine will probably not be available until late next week. Please continue to check this website for current updates. The Volition Fall 2011  will be (eventually) available in the following locations: Johnson Center (JC) Our office in The HUB (SUB II) in Room 1201 We will add an additional post to announce when the Fall 2011 issue will be available for pick up at the above locations. Thank you for your patience. Best wishes, The Volition Staff  

  • News/General

    Welcome to Volition’s Totally Awesome New Website!

    We are pleased to invite you into our world. Right now we are working on the Fall 2011 edition of our magazines and are still accepting submissions.  Don’t hesitate to send us your work, you can check under “Submission Guidelines” to see where to email it to! And check out the “About Us” section to learn more about our magazine.  Look to your right under pages to learn more.