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The Happiness Racket

U.S. News & World Report

Mason psychology professor Todd Kashdan thinks Americans have a “comfort addiction” that has made us less resilient than our ancestors.

Dominican Book Fair Celebrates Washington-area poet Rei Berroa

Washington Post

Mason Spanish professor and poet Rei Berroa is the toast of this year’s Dominican Book Fair in New York.

Stark Image Represents Losses From Suicide

NBC4

On World Suicide Prevention Day, a traveling exhibit, Send Silence Packing, helped open a conversation about mental health on campus.

When Sports Drive the National Discourse

The Washington Times

The first half of 2014 was a prime example of how the familiar backdrop of sports can spur discussion on weighty societal issues, says Chris Elzey, a term assistant professor in the History and Art History Department and co-director of the Center for the Study of Sport and Leisure in Society.

What to Know Before Taking a Car to College

MSN Money

Mason’s own parking expert Josh Cantor gives some car prep advice to college students.

Tackling the Ebola Epidemic

CCTV News

Mason epidemiologist Kathryn H. Jacobsen of the Department of Global and Community Health talks about the resources needed to tackle the Ebola epidemic.

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