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Mason LIFE Student Changes Student Government

MADISON ESSIG CHAMPIONS RIGHTS  By Isabella LaMadgeleine, Staff Writer Madison Essig did not set out to be a trailblazer. She takes the same classes, eats in the same dining halls, and thinks of Mason as her home just like the…

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Face of Mason

By Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Henry Munoz, student, junior, Communications Major with a concentration in Public Relations Q: What was your major? What’s your biggest goal right now? I’m a Communication major with a concentration in Public Relations and one…

Whitetop and Rogers residence halls are seen in the Aquia neighborhood are seen at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Substance Abuse Recovery Housing: A Chance for “Innovation”

By Kaelyn Vitale, Internal Communications, Roosevelt at Mason Since 2015, opioids have killed more people than car crashes or gun violence in Virginia, according to a report by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Republican Delegate Jason Mirayes introduced a rather progressive bill proposing a way…

Students meet with recruiters from more than 25 national and regional arts, entertainment and media employers based in the DC metro region at the Arts in the Real World Internship and Career Fair. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University

Dewberry Hall Hosts Evening Career Fair

MONDAY’S EVENT OFFERS STUDENTS A CHANCE TO MEET WITH 55 POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS By Noah Winthrop, Staff Writer The office of Career Services will host a career night on Oct. 23 to follow up on the success of their fall career…

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Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take…

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Remembering Tristan Medina

“STAR RUNNING BACK” SOPHOMORE “WOULD ALWAYS BRING THE LIGHT TO EVERY ROOM” By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Tragedy struck Mason’s Fairfax campus when 19-year-old sophomore Tristan Medina passed away in Fairfax hospital on Saturday, Sept. 30 after falling from a…

Student life on the North Plaza. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Is Campus Free Speech Truly Free?

By Jimmy O’Hara, contributor Peaceful resistance against hate is an important form of learning outside the classroom, and many in our Patriot community practice this at the heart of GMU’s campus, North Plaza.  A popular location for various forms of protest…

Mason Professor Details Plans for Prison Reform

CRIMINOLOGY PROFESSOR LAURIE ROBINSON EXPLAINS PROPOSAL TO SHUT DOWN RIKER’S ISLAND By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer Professor Laurie Robinson spoke on campus last week regarding proposals to reform the criminal justice system and plans to close infamous jail facilities like…

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Student Seminars Promote Healthy Relationships

SSAC PROVIDES EDUCATION AND RESOURCES TO AVOID ABUSE By Noah Winthrop, Staff Writer The Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) hosted a pair of hour-long Healthy Relationship seminars on Wednesday, Oct. 4 and Thursday, Oct. 5. as part of Domestic…