Category: campus

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Corner Pocket to Begin Serving Alcohol

BEER AND WINE SALES WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING LIMITED TIMES By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer The Corner Pocket, an on-campus game room located in the HUB, recently announced its plan to begin selling alcohol. The only option that previously existed…

Student Government Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

RESOLUTION 10 WILL ADD ANOTHER HOLIDAY TO UNIVERSITY CALENDARS By Michael Eberhart, News Editor The Mason Student Senate passed legislation urging the university “to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” in addition to Columbus Day. Resolution…