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Mason Committee Reviews Gift Agreements

“All gift agreements are subject under FOIA,” says Mason task force BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Gift Acceptance Committee presented the new gift acceptance policy to Mason’s faculty senate on Wednesday, April 24. The new policy rules that any…

Rico Gomez looks back on his track career at Mason

BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Rico Gomez walked through the indoor track at Mason’s field house as if by muscle memory. It seemed like Gomez had spent so much time there that the field house was his second home, and…

Soulja Boy Held In Prison Without Bail

Mason Day headliner canceled after breaking parole BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Popular 2000s rapper Soulja Boy was arrested last month after police raided his home and found ammunition. He has since been canceled as the main source of entertainment…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Sunday, April 7 – Roberts Rd. Drug/Narcotic Violations: Three subjects (GMU) were referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. 2019-003614- Referred to OSC Monday, April 8 – Rappahannock Parking Deck Theft from Motor Vehicle: Complainant (GMU)…

Who Are Mason for Survivors?

A conversation with Mason’s newest student-activist organization BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR A group of Mason students congregated in front of the Mason statue Thursday, April 4. Journalists and camerapeople surrounded them, reporting on the the scene. Teal tape covered…

Mason’s Student Senate Signs New Resolution

Resolution passed in effort to support sexual assault survivors at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR On Thursday, March 28, Mason’s Student Government passed the Resolution to Support a Better, Safer Mason (Res. 49). Res. 49, introduced by Elijah Nichols,…

This Week in Politics

Monday, March 25 In an effort to resurrect his father, George W. Bush sacrifices Jeb Bush on an altar at the family’s ranch in Texas. President Trump skips out on meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to watch…

Mason’s Law School To Receive $50 Million

Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School to receive biggest donation in university’s history BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School has received a record gift of $50 million dollars, the largest donation in Mason’s history, according to an…