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Upcoming Events on Campus

YOUR GUIDE TO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON CAMPUS THIS MONTH By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer From small group meetings to huge events in the North Plaza, Mason students have something to take part in every day. With over 350 clubs and…

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Mason students earn money and class credit to help with research

THE PSYCHOLOGY AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS OFFER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS By Sarah Wheeler and Noah Winthrop, Staff Writers Research shapes our academic world, and Mason’s Departments of Economics and Psychology allow students to get involved by contributing directly to research projects. Professor…

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Mason UNICEF Chapter Raises Money for Mexico City

AFTER LATEST EARTHQUAKE, STUDENTS QUICKLY ORGANIZE TO SEND AID By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mexico City and its surrounding states were recently struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on the 32nd anniversary of another deadly 8.0 magnitude quake. Buildings collapsed,…

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Jesse Jackson on Campus

CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST JESSE JACKSON SPOKE TO MASON STUDENTS By Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Jesse Jackson marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis from Selma to Montgomery. The civil rights activist and reverend fought alongside the new wave…

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Say Yes to Yoga

THIS MASON STUDENT SHOWCASES HER LOVE FOR YOGA IN HOPES OF HELPING OTHER STUDENTS’ WELLBEING By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Ashley Whimpey is a Utah native; she moved to Northern Virginia to study Communication at Mason. Whimpey is currently a…

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off

THE CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH OCT. 20TH By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer “Bienvenida Latina” started Mason’s official Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations on Sept. 14 with authentic food, dancing, and music. Mason students can join in on celebrating all that the Hispanic…

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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…

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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….