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Annual hunger banquet brings awareness to food insecurity

INTERACTIVE EVENT TEACHES STUDENTS ABOUT HUNGER AND POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mason’s office of Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) hosted an annual Hunger Banquet on Nov. 14, where approximately 100 Mason students, faculty, and…

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Lending a Paw to Patriots

SUPPORT ANIMALS HELP OUT STUDENTS ON CAMPUS  By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Talia Martinez is a sophomore at Mason majoring in integrated studies with a legal studies concentration. She is also one of the few students on campus who is…

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Mason UNICEF Chapter Raises Money for Mexico City

AFTER LATEST EARTHQUAKE, STUDENTS QUICKLY ORGANIZE TO SEND AID By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mexico City and its surrounding states were recently struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on the 32nd anniversary of another deadly 8.0 magnitude quake. Buildings collapsed,…

Students of Student Government & Academic Affairs encourage voting with after successfully implementing a polling station on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

A Student’s Guide to Virginia Voting

WHERE, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING GOVERNOR’S ELECTION By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Virginia’s next gubernatorial election is coming up on Nov. 7, 2017, but many Mason students are still unprepared to vote. Because the state’s election…