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CAPS Offers Mason Students Access to Innovative Health Services

EVENTS EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With classes, jobs, extracurriculars, friends, and the various other events in an average student’s life, college can be beyond stressful and may even become too much at times….

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…

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….

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Campus Group Sues School for Koch Foundation Records

By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Transparent GMU began oral arguments in their lawsuit against Mason last Friday, Sept. 22 at the Fairfax County Historic Courthouse over obtaining donation records from the influential Charles Koch Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization funded…

Students of Student Government & Academic Affairs encourage voting with after successfully implementing a polling station on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

A Student’s Guide to Virginia Voting

WHERE, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING GOVERNOR’S ELECTION By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Virginia’s next gubernatorial election is coming up on Nov. 7, 2017, but many Mason students are still unprepared to vote. Because the state’s election…

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The new Sorority on campus

KAPPA DELTA BECOMES A NEW ADDITION TO MASON’S PANHELLENIC SORORITIES By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer As of this fall, Kappa Delta has become the eighth sorority in Mason’s Panhellenic Council. Coincidentally, Mason’s Kappa Delta is the eighth active Chapter in…

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Campus Briefs

A NEW LOOK FOR THE AFC POOL By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The Aquatic Fitness Center’s (AFC) competition pool underwent renovations between June 12 and Aug. 30. The recreation facility team worked with local contractors to improve safety as well…

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No Car? No Problem.

DON’T BE CAR-LESS, THERE’S PLENTY OF OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO MAKE YOUR WAY AROUND FAIRFAX By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Students at the Mason Fairfax campus have various forms of transportation available to them. Whether it would be a trip to…

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Civil Rights figure Jesse Jackson speaks at Mason

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer A notable Civil Rights figure, Reverend Jesse Jackson, spoke to George Mason students in the Harris Theater on Friday, Sept. 15. The event was hosted by Mason’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME)….

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DACA ends, DREAMers continue advocacy

POST-DACA REMOVAL, MASON DREAMERS PROVIDE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES FOR AFFECTED STUDENTS AND ALLIES By Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Mason DREAMers hosted an evening of…