Author Archives: Collin Cope

Seven Years: The Era of Cabrera 

Highlighting the highs and lows of Cabrera’s presidential term BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Following the 16-year term of former Mason President Alan Merten, Ángel Cabrera assumed the position in July of 2012 In his inaugural speech Cabrera said,“What if,…

Author Scott. W Stern Visits Mason

“The Trials” looks at the effects of the American Plan BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Author Scott W. Stern visited Mason for Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month on Wednesday, April 3 to discuss his recently released book, “The Trials of…

Right, Wrong or Indifferent

An open conversation for Mason BY COLLIN COPE STAFF WRITER On Thursday, March 21, Mason students and staff from both international and domestic backgrounds were invited to come together for the “Right, Wrong or Different event. The event was hosted…

Engaging in Candid Conversations

A “Brave Space” with Room for Every Voice To Be Heard BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Mason is home to a community of diverse students, who come from many different backgrounds all over the world. With this diversity, Mason students…

Study Shows Increasing Acceptance of Climate Change

Mason and Yale gather data on climate-change beliefs BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Climate change has played an increasingly significant role in U.S. politics in recent decades. As science has increasingly supported climate change as reality, more people are acknowledging it….

Mason Students and a Rise in Vaping on Campus

Recent studies on vaping and students’ opinions on e-cigarettes BY COLLIN COPE STAFF WRITER Whether on the way to class or walking through a residence hall, it would be hard for a day to go by without seeing at least…

Controversy Surrounding Street Preacher Jorge Pina

Mason students react to D.C. preacher on campus BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye,” sang a crowd of Mason students gathered in front of street preacher Jorge Pina as…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Wednesday, October 11, 2018 – Essex Hall, 11:49 p.m. Drug/Narcotic Violations: Three Subjects (GMU) were referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2018-010019 – Referred to OSC Wednesday, October 11, 2018…