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New Poll Breaks Down Trust In Trump

Americans trust Mueller more than Trump according to new Schar School poll BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR A poll conducted by Mason’s Schar School and The Washington Post concluded that more Americans are confident in the facts presented by special…

This Week in Politics

Monday, Feb. 18 Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham vows to investigate alleged “bureaucratic coup” against President Trump. Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis’s sister, dies at 85. Karl Marx’s tomb in London is vandalized with red paint. Tuesday, Feb. 19 North Carolina’s…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Feb. 11 Sen. Amy Klobuchar enters 2020 presidential race. U.S. and South Korea sign deal on shared defense costs. The 2019 Grammys became the “Year for Women” with wins for Lady Gaga, Kacey Musgraves…

Mason Offers Assistance To Students Affected By Shutdown

Discounted courses and programs offered through Mason for government employees BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR The longest government shutdown in U.S. history was temporarily halted on Jan. 25. At the risk of another upcoming shutdown with no end in sight, the…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Feb. 4 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam showed no signs of resigning over his racist university yearbook photo. President Trump announces his nominee for the secretary of the interior, David Bernhardt, a former oil lobbyist….

Mason Honors MLK Multigenerational Activist Event

Three prominent female activists visit Mason to honor Martin Luther King Jr. BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and actions in his life have inspired activism and advocacy across the U.S. since the Civil Rights Movement…

Mason Chooses Permanent Senior Vice President Of Finance

Former Metro CFO takes job at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Mason’s administration was proud to select Carol Kissal as the permanent replacement for J.J. Davis, as Mason’s senior vice president of finance and administration. In an email sent to…

Largest Labor Strike in India Takes Place

Over 200 million workers strike for fair labor policies BY SAMI GIBBS, STAFF WRITER Recently, 200 million workers went on strike in India. The two-day nationwide strike, which occurred Jan. 8 and 9, has been dubbed the biggest labor strike…