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Detail of the Mason Statue on the North Plaza at the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Student Government Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

RESOLUTION 10 WILL ADD ANOTHER HOLIDAY TO UNIVERSITY CALENDARS By Michael Eberhart, News Editor The Mason Student Senate passed legislation urging the university “to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” in addition to Columbus Day. Resolution…

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Mason students bring #HappyPeriod to campus

HOMELESS WOMEN HAVE TO MAKE A DIFFICULT CHOICE BETWEEN FOOD AND FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer “Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo.” This phrase was written on a paper pad and stuck on…

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Mason Adopts New Public Safety App

RAVE GUARDIAN APP PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH VIRTUAL “BLUE LIGHT” EMERGENCY PHONES By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer There is a new way to stay safe and connected while on campus thanks to a personal safety app called Rave Guardian, which Environmental…

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First Board of Visitors Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year

MEMBERS ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR TITLE IX, DREAMERS AND MORE By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer The Mason Board of Visitors met for the first time during the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, Oct. 12 in Merten Hall. The meeting covered many…

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Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….

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Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take Back…

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Robinson Hall replacement part of upcoming renovations

BOTH BUILDINGS WILL BE TORN DOWN TO CREATE A MORE MODERN FACILITY By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer Mason has decided to demolish Robinson Hall to create a more modern academic facility for students and faculty. Construction for the new building…

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Mason’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon remembers lost brother

A VIGIL WAS HELD AT NORTH PLAZA ON SUNDAY EVENING IN MEMORY OF THE MASON STUDENT By Olivia Vermane, Staff writer and Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mason’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) chapter held a vigil at the North Plaza clocktower 8…

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Patriot Politics: Trump Tweets by GMD

A weekly column contributed by The George Mason Democrats and the George Mason College Republicans. Topics are selected by the Fourth Estate Editorial team with input from readers. This week’s opinion: Trump Tweets. What is your position/opinion on his use of…

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Patriot Politics: Trump Tweets by GMCR

A weekly column contributed by The George Mason Democrats and the George Mason College Republicans. Topics are selected by the Fourth Estate Editorial team with input from readers. This week’s opinion: Trump Tweets. What is your position/opinion on his use…