Category: campus

Mason partners with the Washington Post

The Schar school and the Post collaborate on political polls in Virginia BY DONNA IMADI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Schar School of Policy and Government has forged a strategic partnership with the Washington Post. The partnership was established to, “conduct a…

The red zone

Mason’s SSAC office looks to help affected students and prevent the spike of sexual assault BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER The red zone is the name researchers give to the first six weeks of a semester, when sexual assault incidents…

Millennials make science make sense

Communication students create website “Make Sense” to simplify math and science BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER In the fall semester of 2016, communication Professor Beth Jannery was tired of hearing that the communication major is easy and other majors such…

Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER Student government met Dec. 1 for their weekly meeting in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day would include the passing of Resolution 26 in support of all ideas and political ideologies…

Dr. Shaoxian Yu breaks his silence

BY GRACE ZIPPERER, STAFF WRITER Dr. Shaoxian Yu, one of the two former Associate Directors of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education at Mason, has come forward to discuss his “termination without cause” from University Life. Since his last day of…

Sexual offender on campus again

BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Sexual offender Sean Tyree was seen on campus again after harassing students back in August of 2014. Two years ago, members of the Mason community were informed of a sex offender that was harassing female…

Students release sexual assault demands

BY GRACE ZIPPERER, STAFF WRITER During Patriots in Action Week, which ran from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, student government helped spread the word about the Women and Gender Studies department’s sexual assault prevention demands for the Mason administration. This…

Coursicle Comes to Mason

BY KATYA BEISEL, STAFF WRITER With registration for the upcoming spring semester now underway at Mason, the scheduling tool Coursicle seeks to provide students with an easy-to-use alternative to spending hours trying to find the right combination of classes or…

Bunting-gate

BY SARMAT CHOWDHURY, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Andrew Bunting is currently embroiled in a social media scandal over a Facebook post. Posted on his personal page, his post sparked an outrage after it talked about the…

Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER The student government met for its weekly meeting Nov. 10 in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day would include the passing of Resolution 14, in support of open source textbooks; Resolution…