Category: campus

Mason discusses tuition, budget, and more in town hall meeting

By Hailey Bullis and Isabella LaMageleine, Staff Writers  Mason hosted a town hall meeting to discuss tuition rates and student fees with J.J Davis, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, Vice President of University Life, on…

International Week 2018

Events include a parade and a dance competition featuring multiple organiztions By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer International Week is back at Mason. A 37-year-old tradition, the celebration is packed with rich diversity and culture that the university embodies. From Friday, April…

The Story told In Lorton’s Darkroom

Documentary from GMU Visiting Filmmakers By Muhammad Arham, Contributor From the history of the Lorton Correctional Complex comes the story of “In Lorton’s Darkroom”, which changed the lives of the inmates living there. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series conducted a short…

Best Mason Buildings to Study

With finals and deadlines approaching, finding a place to study on campus is a must By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer April has arrived, which means everyone must start getting ready for final exams and assignments. Before you know it, you…

Making a change step by step

Palestinian student Malek Salhab establishes organization that provides medical supplies to countries in need By Kathya Mendez, Staff Writer United2Heal is a non-profit organization and humanitarian aid charity that collects excess medical supplies from local hospitals and clinics and ship…

A look at Mason students who are also parents

Stigmas, guilt, and other challenges faced by these student parents everyday By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor and Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer Mason prides itself on being a diverse campus. However, there are some students who feel there are not enough…

“Paws for a Cause”

THERAPY SERVICES TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT SERVICE ANIMALS ON CAMPUS By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Eight therapy and service dogs were brought to North Plaza on Tuesday, April 3 to interact with and educate Mason students and faculty. The event, “Paws…

Solving problems with Co-Arg

 Cognitive assistant for intelligence analysts developing at Mason By Emily Verbiest, Contributor Mason’s Learning Agents Center is developing a cognitive assistance system to aid intelligence analysts and other national security professionals with AI problem-solving tools. The 4.5-year long program was…

How Mason Police respond to active threats

Mason’s police department and Special Response Team lay out their active threat strategy By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As public shootings capture the attention of the nation, Mason’s responders are working hard to make sure that our campus and community…

Terry McAuliffe at Mason

Former Va. governor explains how Trump’s tax bill will affect students By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Former Governor Terry McAuliffe spoke to Mason students, affected families, tax officials and small business owners during a town hall focused on the Republican…