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Weekend in the woods

Mason cadets create and train in real-world Army scenarios at Quantico BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR   Mason ROTC cadets spent four days outdoors at Marine Corps Base Quantico in an annual spring Joint Field Training Exercise (JTFX) along with…

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Be a hero blood drive

GeorgeSquared program teams up with American Red Cross for blood drive BY RACHEL MARKFELDER, STAFF WRITER   GeorgeSquared partnered with the American Red Cross to host the first annual Be a Hero Blood Drive in the Hub Student Center April…

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COLUMN: Greek life gives back on campus

Greek life raises awareness about organizations By BY MOLLY FESER, ALPHA XI DELTA    While common depictions of sororities and fraternities on campus include partying and controversial actions, one aspect of Greek life that many overlook is the philanthropic side….

Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

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Sophomore creates mentorship program

InvestinYOUth offers Mason students chance to mentor high schoolers BY CAROLA PATTY GORENA MORALES   Beginning in the last week of April, Mason students will visit Mountain View Alternative High School in Centreville, Virginia, for a weekly after-school mentorship program…

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Third time’s the charm

Mason’s study abroad office rebrands itself for second time BY JENNIFER SHASKAN & NATALIA KOLENKO   Mason’s study abroad office has rebranded itself for the second time in just over a year. Originally named the Center for Global Education, the…

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Newly elected Student Government senators announced

Name, votes received Brendan Sullivan – 510 Kiera Johnson – 507 Caitlin Lively – 476 Eric Nielsen – 439 Zhiwei Lei – 430 Emily Sexauer – 417 Katlyn Weiser – 381 Davide Genoese-Zerbi – 373 Andrew Post – 345 Nicholas…

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Herman Wainggai and the struggle of displaced people

Visiting scholar gives speech on SEED Displacement Day BY DINANDA PRAMESTI, CULTURE EDITOR   One of the most contentious issues of today’s politics is refugees — particularly Syrian refugees, whose country’s civil war has created one of the worst humanitarian…

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The Sudanese identity

Questions about ethnicity lead to discussion BY NATHALIE NGUYEN   On April 13, a group of students at Mason gathered inside the Johnson Center Room E for a discussion night. This event, hosted by the Sudanese Student Association, discussed the…

From group home to front of the camera

A Discussion with Nicole Opper, documentary filmmaker BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   On Wednesday, April 19, Mason’s Visiting Filmmaker Series held a screening of the documentary “Visitor’s Day.” A Q&A discussion with Director Nicole Opper followed the screening, facilitated…