Category: Editor’s Blog

Corrections request: Title IX article published on 4/30

 Corrections request from Vice President of University Life Rose Pascarell and Vice President of Compliance, Diversity and Ethics Julian Williams in response to this article originally titled “How a Title IX report in Student Government dragged on for over a year.”…

Graph provided by Mason's Office of Budget & Planning.

What Mason looks like in graphs

Around this time a year ago, President Ángel Cabrera was inaugurated as Mason’s president – marking perhaps the biggest turning point in the university since it became an independent university in 1972. As Mason begins to go through these changes, it’s…

Map courtesy of Luke Juday.

Northern Virginia’s enormous population in one map

Luke Juday, a graduate student at the University of Virginia, has an excellent data visualization blog that covers a number of statewide topics ranging from economic activity to the geographic distribution of bars. His most recent post resizes each locality…

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Mason isn’t exactly the biggest school in Virginia

There’s a brobible article going around Facebook and Twitter that shows each state’s largest university. You can see Mason’s logo breaking out of Virginia.   It’s pretty cool to be the biggest school in the state. It insinuates that you…

Senator John Edwards spoke about how state officials are looking into a "Pay it Forward, Pay it Back" program.

What if the state picked up the tuition bill?

In an online forum with Virginia21, a non-profit lobbying group that focuses on higher education issues, State Senator John Edwards spoke about a new tuition model that may alleviate some of the burden of college tuition. “An idea has come…