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Mason’s observatory looks to the stars

THE ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT HOSTS VISITING SCIENTISTS SEARCHING FOR OTHER PLANTS By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Space is the limit for researchers at the Mason observatory in Research Hall. Students and faculty from the astronomy department investigate topics like astrobiology —…

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Medical Amnesty program offers second chances

THE OFFICE OF STUDENT CONDUCT OFFERS HELP IN EMERGENCIES By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer The medical amnesty program offered at Mason through the Office of Student Conduct is designed to ensure that all students can receive medical care if they…


Virginia General Assembly Considers Bills Pitched by Students

POLICY ISSUES INCLUDE VOTER REGISTRATION, FREE SAT’S AND MORE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Danielle Melton, Jamie Thomas, Rasheda Elsamahi, and Andrew Millin, all members of the Mason chapter of the think tank The Roosevelt Institute, pitched legislation to members…

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Mason professor creates news app for online journalists

INSTASTREAM LETS REPORTERS STREAM EVEN PHOTOS AND REPORT ON FACEBOOK LIVE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer A Mason professor has developed a new app called InstaStream for reporters and others to upload pictures directly into a Facebook livestream broadcast. The…

Attendees gather for the 2013 Veterans Day Luncheon at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Celebrates Veterans Day

OMS, ROTC, AND OTHER PLAN WEEK OF EVENTS TO HONOR MILITARY SERVIVCE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As Veterans Day approaches on Nov. 11, the Office of Military Services (OMS) and other campus organizations are ready to celebrate the brave…

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Corner Pocket Puts Alcohol Sales on Hold

NO MORE DRINKS SERVED IN THE HUB GAME ROOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE By Isabella LaMadeleine, Staff Writer Corner Pocket, the on-campus game room located in the HUB, has put its sale of alcohol on hold indefinitely. The Corner Pocket only…

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Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

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Mason LIFE Student Changes Student Government

MADISON ESSIG CHAMPIONS RIGHTS  By Isabella LaMadgeleine, Staff Writer Madison Essig did not set out to be a trailblazer. She takes the same classes, eats in the same dining halls, and thinks of Mason as her home just like the…

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First Board of Visitors Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year

MEMBERS ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR TITLE IX, DREAMERS AND MORE By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer The Mason Board of Visitors met for the first time during the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, Oct. 12 in Merten Hall. The meeting covered many…


CAPS Offers Mason Students Access to Innovative Health Services

EVENTS EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With classes, jobs, extracurriculars, friends, and the various other events in an average student’s life, college can be beyond stressful and may even become too much at times….