Category: campus

The high price of free speech

MASON COMMUNITY WEIGHS IN ON FREE SPEECH AS U.C. BERKELEY HOSTS FREE SPEECH WEEK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The University of California-Berkeley, designated Sept. 24-27 as “Free Speech Week,” bringing focus to an issue that has generated controversy and violence…

Speeding on campus

By Sarah Heaton, Contributor Car accidents are the number one leading cause of death among college students, according to a 2013 study by the The National Center for Biotechnology Information. The deafening part of this statistic is that most of…

Mason celebrates Government Week events on campus

CIA, FBI, AND LOCAL AGENCIES CAME TO EDUCATE AND RECRUIT MASON STUDENTS By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer Students participated in events for Government Week from Monday, Sept. 18 to Friday, Sept. 22. The series of campus events were an opportunity for…

Campus Briefs

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer HEALTHY CAMPUS WEEK AT MASON SEPT. 25 TO OCT. 1 Mason will celebrate Healthy Campus Week from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 as part of the Healthier Campus Initiative by the Partnership for America. Monday, Sept….

Campus Group Sues School for Koch Foundation Records

By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Transparent GMU began oral arguments in their lawsuit against Mason last Friday, Sept. 22 at the Fairfax County Historic Courthouse over obtaining donation records from the influential Charles Koch Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization funded…

A Student’s Guide to Virginia Voting

WHERE, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING GOVERNOR’S ELECTION By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Virginia’s next gubernatorial election is coming up on Nov. 7, 2017, but many Mason students are still unprepared to vote. Because the state’s election…

It’s All About the Glow Up

MASON STUDENT LAUNCHES MAKEUP BRAND By Quianna Adams, Staff Writer ATTENTION MAKEUP LOVERS: There is a new makeup brand available to you. No, not Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty but MTF Cosmetics. It was created by a fellow Patriot. M, T, and F…

The new Sorority on campus

KAPPA DELTA BECOMES A NEW ADDITION TO MASON’S PANHELLENIC SORORITIES By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer As of this fall, Kappa Delta has become the eighth sorority in Mason’s Panhellenic Council. Coincidentally, Mason’s Kappa Delta is the eighth active Chapter in…

Campus Briefs

A NEW LOOK FOR THE AFC POOL By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The Aquatic Fitness Center’s (AFC) competition pool underwent renovations between June 12 and Aug. 30. The recreation facility team worked with local contractors to improve safety as well…