Category: campus

Thanksgiving at Mason

Students who can’t go home for Thanksgiving share their experiences BY SARA ANWAR, STAFF WRITER While Thanksgiving is a national family holiday in the U.S., not all students are able to travel back to see their family during the five-day…

Wgmu Hosts First Art and Music Festival

Local talent brought together for the first time BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Music festivals are known as exhibitions for artists to come alive with their work, as well as a place where fans soak up everything they love…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 – Fairfax Campus, 12:06 p.m. Drug/Narcotic Violations: Subject (GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2018-011017 – Cleared by Summons Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 – Arlington Campus, 3:10 p.m. Theft from Building/…

Pathways to Students’ Futures

Professionals share what it’s like to work in the communication field BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the Department of Communication’s Insight Committee hosted the 8th Annual Communication Forum in Dewberry Hall. Kicking off with a power outage,…

All About the Bass

At Music in the Lobby, students have no treble playing Mozart, Brahms and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY EDITOR On Wednesday, Oct. 24, Mason held its second Music in the Lobby this semester in a partnership between the School of…

Koch-Busters Deliver Petition To President Cabrera’s Office

Students from Transparent GMU petition over gift agreements BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Oct. 25, students in a demonstration organized by Transparent GMU delivered a petition in which they demanded from President Ángel Cabrera, that all Mason gift agreements…

Know Your Vote, Share Your Voice

Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta teach students about midterm election candidates BY ALLY MCALPINE ART DIRECTOR Red, white and blue balloons shouted “Go out and vote!” Thursday, Oct. 18, in an attempt to inspire students to be more politically engaged. Sisters…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018- Lot K, 12:17 a.m. Drug/ Narcotic Violations: Subject (Non-GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. A second Subject (GMU) was referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for…

Patriots for Choice Rolls Out New Campus Initiative

Student group brings access and comfort to reproductive dialogue on campus BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER With just a few clicks on SUB 1’s Vengo machine, anyone on campus now has access to My Way morning-after pill emergency contraceptives. After a…

Catchin’ Toads Swims Up Music Streams

High School Band Takes College by Storm BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY EDITOR Most high school bands don’t manage to survive past graduation, but Catchin’ Toads has beat the odds. The group, which started in 2013, includes siblings Kamron Rose on bass…