Category: campus

Transparent GMU Lawsuit Continues

“HISTORIC CASE” AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY AND GMU FOUNDATION MAY GO TO TRIAL By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer The second oral hearing for the Transparent GMU lawsuit against the George Mason administration and the GMU Foundation took place last Thursday, Oct….

Mason Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

NAIA AND ODIME HONOR INDIGENOUS CULTURE IN NOVEMBER By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated every November to honor indigenous people and their contributions, culture, legacy and success. Mason students from the Native American and Indigenous…

Mason makeup artist inspires spooky looks

NOT SURE WHAT TO DRESS UP AS FOR HALLOWEEN? MASON STUDENT & MAKEUP INFLUENCER, AGNES RAESE, HAS AN ARTISTIC IDEA FOR YOU By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Florida native and Mason student Agnes Raese aspires to delve into the world…

Students Get Involved in Political Campaigns

VOLUNTEERS KNOCK ON DOORS FOR CANDIDATES IN GOVERNOR’S RACE  By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer With its proximity to Washington, D.C., George Mason attracts students with an interest in politics from all across the political spectrum. This election season saw many…

Annual Safety Fair Comes to Merten Hall Oct. 26

EVENTS WILL INCLUDE A MOCK DORM ROOM BURNING STAGED BY FAIRFAX FIREFIGHTERS  By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The annual Mason Ready Life Safety Fair will be held on the lawn outside Merten Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m….

Incoming Class of Fall 2017 Makes Mason History

IT IS THE LARGEST AND MOST DIVERSE SINCE THE UNIVERSITY WAS FOUNDED By Lydia Antonio-Vila, Staff Writer Mason welcomed its largest incoming class in the university’s history this fall, with 6,359 new students on campus. According to the office of…

Mason Recognized for Student Voter Participation

SENIOR MONICA VIDAURRI HOSTED A DISCUSSION ABOUT STUDENT VOTING AT THE NEWSEUM By Michael Eberhart, News Editor The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge recently recognized Mason with a Silver Campus Seal of Achievement for reaching over 60 percent participation by…

Mason Celebrates Halloween with Upcoming Campus Events

DISCOUNTS FOR KING’S DOMINION HAUNTED PARK, WITCH WATCH AND MORE By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, most college students are eager to make plans to celebrate the occasion. George Mason has worked with the Office of Student Involvement…

Culture-Based Halloween Costumes

WHERE SHOULD YOU DRAW THE LINE? By Paresha Khan, Staff Writer Halloween has become a controversial holiday in which creativity can flow into a grey area of discrimination and offense. Halloween costumes should not be inspired from actual cultures. Although…