Category: Need To Know

Mail Room Renovations Reduce Wait Times

THE NEW PACKAGE SYSTEM IS PART OF $300,000 IN UPGRADES TO MAIL SERVICES By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer You may have noticed something different about the mailroom this semester. With the lines of students waiting to pick up packages often…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Huong Cao, Staff Writer, Mia Wise, Staff Writer  and Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Staff: Michael Hunter, Access Service Specialist at Fenwick Library What is your position at Fenwick Library? Outside of providing circulation and information services, which is everything…

Mason Appoints New Chief of Police

CHIEF CARL ROWAN JR. ANSWERS CONCERNING QUESTIONS ON CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer  Mason recently appointed Carl Rowan Jr. as the new Chief of Police and head of public safety. “Law enforcement has been something that…

“Stranger Things” Season 2: A Solid Follow-up in the Series

BINGE-WORTHY SHOW “STRANGER THINGS” SEASON 2 DOES NOT DISAPPOINT… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Just a few days before Halloween, Netflix graced its viewers with a new season of its original creation “Stranger Things.” Ever since the first season’s release…

Perks of Being a Mason Student

By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Being a Mason student comes with its advantages. Aside from its crisp red and yellow leaves lining trees across campus in autumn, diverse student body, and coming-soon Chipotle, there is an abundance of perks,…

Transparent GMU Organizes Buchanan Hall Protest

THE STUDENT GROUP RALLIED SUPPORT FOR THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SCHOOL AND THE GMU FOUNDATION By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer Students from Transparent GMU recently organized a demonstration at Buchanan Hall in support of their ongoing lawsuit against the school’s…

Patriot Pantry Provides for Students in Need

OVER 60 STUDENTS USE THE PANTRY WEEKLY FOR FOOD AND HYGIENIC SUPPLIES By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer and Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mason’s diversity includes students from upper, middle, and lower economic classes. According to a New York Times study of…

Chipotle Back on Track for Spring 2018 Opening

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AFTER EARLY APPROVAL PROBLEMS By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer “When is Chipotle opening?” This question can be heard throughout the JC and anywhere students are found on campus. We did some digging so you can know when…

The Solution to Finding Real News

MASON’S COMMUNICATION FORUM DISCUSSED THE FAKE NEWS DILEMMA By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer George Mason University recently hosted #RealNews2017, its annual communication forum focused on finding the truth in modern media, on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Located in the HUB Ballroom,…