Category: Need To Know

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A Sea Change

A harsh look at what’s happening to our seas BY JAMES STEMPLE   A sea change is defined, according to Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” as a change brought about by the sea. It’s an idiom often used to signify a notable…

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Students sue school

Student organization files lawsuit against Mason for Koch donation records BY NINA MOTAZEDI   Transparent GMU filed a lawsuit against Mason and the George Mason University Foundation Feb. 9, according to a press release from the organization, a lawsuit that…

Courtesy of Lauren Sullivan

Meet your new Student Government

Student body president and vice president announced BY LAUREN SULLIVAN   A week filled with social media campaigning and sidewalks filled with chalk for Student Government elections came to an end April 11 when the Office of Student Involvement announced…

Courtesy of Douglas Whang

Weekend in the woods

Mason cadets create and train in real-world Army scenarios at Quantico BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR   Mason ROTC cadets spent four days outdoors at Marine Corps Base Quantico in an annual spring Joint Field Training Exercise (JTFX) along with…

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Mason Baseball on five-game winning streak

  BY MICHAEL ABLER, STAFF WRITER   The Mason Baseball team seems to be showing signs of turning this season around. Mason has gone on a five-game winning streak over the past week. The streak includes a three-game series sweep…

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Be a hero blood drive

GeorgeSquared program teams up with American Red Cross for blood drive BY RACHEL MARKFELDER, STAFF WRITER   GeorgeSquared partnered with the American Red Cross to host the first annual Be a Hero Blood Drive in the Hub Student Center April…

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COLUMN: Greek life gives back on campus

Greek life raises awareness about organizations By BY MOLLY FESER, ALPHA XI DELTA    While common depictions of sororities and fraternities on campus include partying and controversial actions, one aspect of Greek life that many overlook is the philanthropic side….

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Protesters turn out for Tax March

Tax March marchers called for Donald Trump to release tax returns. BY ALEX SHEDD   On April 15, known as “tax day” because the deadline to file federal taxes typically falls on that day, tens of thousands of protesters turned…

Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

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Sophomore creates mentorship program

InvestinYOUth offers Mason students chance to mentor high schoolers BY CAROLA PATTY GORENA MORALES   Beginning in the last week of April, Mason students will visit Mountain View Alternative High School in Centreville, Virginia, for a weekly after-school mentorship program…