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No Shave November

SPREADING AWARENESS FOR MEN’S HEALTH By James Stemple, Staff Writer November brings thoughts of family, tradition, holidays, and daylight savings. All that and the lack of shaving. You’ve probably heard the term “No Shave November” thrown around before—maybe as a…

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Mail Room Renovations Reduce Wait Times

THE NEW PACKAGE SYSTEM IS PART OF $300,000 IN UPGRADES TO MAIL SERVICES By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer You may have noticed something different about the mailroom this semester. With the lines of students waiting to pick up packages often…

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What is wrong with Wi-Fi on campus?

MASON’S IT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EXPLAINS WHAT IS BEING DONE TO IMPROVE THE NETWORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer If you’ve never stood in the middle of a dorm room, holding your laptop to the ceiling in an effort to connect to eduroam…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Huong Cao, Staff Writer, Mia Wise, Staff Writer  and Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Staff: Michael Hunter, Access Service Specialist at Fenwick Library What is your position at Fenwick Library? Outside of providing circulation and information services, which is everything…

MARK WARNER BILLS STORY

VA Sen. Warner Introduces Two Higher Education Bills

NEW LEGISLATION WOULD PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COLLEGES AND STUDENT DEBT  By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer Virginia Senator Mark Warner reintroduced two bipartisan education bills this week designed to ensure current and prospective college students have access to better college…

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Mason Appoints New Chief of Police

CHIEF CARL ROWAN JR. ANSWERS CONCERNING QUESTIONS ON CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer  Mason recently appointed Carl Rowan Jr. as the new Chief of Police and head of public safety. “Law enforcement has been something that…

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Media and the Arab Uprising Panel

PANEL DISCUSSING THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND HOW THEY ARE PORTRAYED IN THE MEDIA  By Nick Puzzanghera, Staff Writer On Wednesday, the department of Middle East and Islamic Studies and the department of Film and Video Studies…

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Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…