Category: Need To Know

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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…

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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…