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DeVos Announces Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policy

SECRETARY DEVOS GIVES MAJOR TITLE IX SPEECH AT MASON’S ANTONIN SCALIA LAW SCHOOL By Gemma Carretta and Henry Clay, Staff Writers Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced major changes to campus sexual assault policy while speaking at Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law…

Perriello Discusses DeVos’s Education Agenda with Students

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Tom Perriello, former 2017 Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia and current CEO of WinVirginia, a political action group directed towards supporting Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates in Virginia, held a conference call…

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Patriot Day: From 2001 to 2017

PATRIOT DAY: FROM 2001 TO 2017 By Erik Truong Today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Since the attacks, the White House has held similar schedules for the 9/11 anniversary plans with very limited variations. It…

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Campus updates

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer NEW STEARNS CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING OPENS IN INNOVATION HALL Innovation Hall of Mason’s Fairfax campus received a major update as of August 29. The fourth floor has been transformed into what is now…

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“Our Comics, Ourselves” exhibition preview

A NEW COMIC EXHIBITION OPENS UP IN FENWICK By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor A new comic exhibition, “Our Comics, Ourselves” curated by Jan Descartes and Monica McKelvey Johnson from Brooklyn, has opened up in Fenwick from August 21 until October 6th…

WiFi Upgrade at EagleBank Arena

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor No need to worry about your data plan when heading to a basketball game this season. This summer George Mason Athletics announced a new partnership with Mobilitie to enhance the wireless network at EagleBank Arena. The…

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Part-time jobs on campus

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES WORKING ON CAMPUS Serve and Protect By Jordan Burkhardt, Contributor   Reprinted from Freshman Focus Magazine, 2017. Serving as a cadet during my freshman year definitely changed my perspective and made me realize I want…

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Check out what’s new with Mason food

Details on the finished JC renovations and other food around campus By Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Last semester, we reported on renovations starting in the Johnson Center. After Spring break, students saw one side of the JC food court walled off for…

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One Promise: 184 Universities Pledge Support System

MASON STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT SIGNS PLEDGE OF SUPPORT STUDENTS OF UVA By Rachel Markfelder, Staff writer Less than 24 hours after the incidents that took place in Charlottesville, Va, on August 13, George Mason University President, Angel Cabrera, sent an…

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Stopping sexual assault

Photos courtesy of Mimi Albano   Biden and 13 Reasons Why team visit Mason to speak on sexual assault awareness BY FAREEHA REHMAN & LOTTYE LOCKHART   Former Vice President Joe Biden came to Mason on the morning of April…