• Announcements,  News/General,  Submissions

    Submission Deadline: November 3

    Hey there Mason Nation! Don’t forget that the submission deadline for our magazine is SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3! We want as many submissions as possible, so if you like to write prose, poetry, screenwriting, or art and photography, then be sure to head over to the “Submit” tab and enter your work for a chance to be featured in our Fall 2018 volume of Volition!  Wondering how to submit? Check out the video below:

  • 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

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE MARCH 31ST!

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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.