Category: Need To Know

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Students protest Trump

We asked several students why they joined the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Why did you decide to join the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees from certain…

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FIRST PERSON: Women’s March on Washington

BY LOTTYE LOCKHART | Office of Student Media As a child, my mother was brought to a picket line. There, the people that she had grown up around marched for her right to attend an integrated school in New York…

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…

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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…

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Sweater Beats Comes Home to DC

BY DINANDA PRAMESTI, STAFF WRITER On the night of Nov. 23, I got a lucky chance to sit down with DJ Sweater Beats. His real name is Antonio, but people call him Sweaters — or, as a tour member calls…

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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's Facebook post that caused a stir for student and faculty.

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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…

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In the market for fresh food?

  BY SYDNEY CANO, STAFF WRITER Fairfax County has 11 different farmers markets to choose from. All the food sold at these markets must be grown from the vendor’s farm or made from scratch, so everything is fresh and natural….

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New name, new school

BY SARMAT CHOWDHURY, STAFF WRITER Mason’s growing and expanding school of government has a new name. Formerly known as the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, the school’s name has been changed to the Schar School of Policy and…

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GMU hosts Christians United for Israel panel

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT The Christians United for Israel (CUFI) at GMU held a panel discussion in the Johnson Center Gold Room Saturday, Nov 5. The moderator at the talk was Jessica Marzucco, national director of CUFI on…