Category: Need To Know

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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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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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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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Staff Selects: Podcasts by Basma

HAVE A TOUGH TIME CHOOSING A PODCAST TO LISTEN TO? TAKE A PEEK AT THESE By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Podcasts seem like uncharted territory into adulthood and long commutes. Yet, finding the right podcast that feeds your interest and…

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

Mason celebrates National Voter Registration Day

STUDENTS GET A CHANCE TO REGISTER AND LEARN ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer National Voter Registration Day was last Tuesday, and Mason took part in the celebrations. This event focused on informing people about their right to…

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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…