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Virginia Legislature Goes Blue

Virginia sets the tone for 2020, flipping both chambers of state legislature Democratic BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR For the first time in 26 years, Virginia Democrats gained control of both chambers of the state legislature. All 140 legislative seats…

Crime Log

Thursday, Nov. 7 — Center for the Arts Destruction / Damage / Vandalism of Property: Complainant (GMU) reported vandalism (spray paint) to a column. Case 2019-011042 — Inactive Thursday, Nov. 7 — Fairfax Campus / Student Residence Hall Sexual Assault…

Mason’s Pep Band Plays at Game 5 of World Series

Green Machine performed for three hours before Nationals faced Astros BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Mason’s pep band, Green Machine, played at Game 5 of the World Series in D.C. on Sunday, Oct. 27. The Nationals hosted the Houston Astros…

Faculty Raises Concerns at Presidential Search Forum

Students and faculty raise concerns over process of finding Mason’s next university president BY JACK HARVEY ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS AND DANA NICKEL CO EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Mason’s Presidential Search Committee convened in an open forum to hear from students and…

Resident Dining and Parking and Transportation Town Hall

Administration answers students’ questions about parking, dining and scooters BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason Housing and Residence Life hosted a town hall with administrative staff from Mason Dining, Auxiliary Enterprises, and Parking and Transportation on Wednesday, Oct. 23….

A Changing Arctic

Mason team receives grant to study Arctic industrialization conditions BY APRIL HORENCY, STAFF WRITER New trade routes are opening throughout the Arctic, which may have unprecedented effects on that environment.  To combat potential conflicts, Volgenau School of Engineering professor Elise…