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Video Surfaces Of Mason Students Singing N-word

The university responds  By Fareeha Rehman On Tuesday, May 15 Twitter user @heyitsgene uploaded a video with students in a car, singing Freaky Friday by Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown. The 14 second clip uploaded to what appears to be Snapchat, showed…

50th Anniversary GMU Alumni Gala at Eagle Bank Arena, in Fairfax, VA, on Saturday, May 12, 2018. John Boal Photography

MASON ALUMNI CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

Notable Alumni Included Politicians, Astronaut By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer This year, Mason alumni celebrate 50 years since the creation of the Mason Alumni Association, while Mason was still George Mason College of UVA.  The association, headed by President Brian…

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Koch Uncovered: Part 3

Inside the Charles Koch Foundation’s “partnership” with Mason By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor  “Twenty million dollars gets you a bench at Georgetown, but [20 million dollars] gets you a law school…

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Mason Turns Out for Historic Virginia Election

A BREAKDOWN OF HOW STUDENTS VOTED IN THE 2017 RACE  By Michael Eberhart, News Editor A breakdown of how students voted in the 2017 race Virginia voters made their voices heard at the polls last week in the first major…

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Room Escape Fairfax

INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE FOR THE THRILL SEEKERS: By James Stemple, Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to willingly lock yourself in a room for fun with the only way out being solving puzzles? This Halloween, spook yourself with a thrilling experience at…

Life Safety Fair on the Merten Hall lawn sponsored by Housing and Residence Life, University Life, Environmental Health & Safety, University Police, and the Fairfax Fire Department. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University.

Annual Safety Fair Comes to Merten Hall Oct. 26

EVENTS WILL INCLUDE A MOCK DORM ROOM BURNING STAGED BY FAIRFAX FIREFIGHTERS  By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The annual Mason Ready Life Safety Fair will be held on the lawn outside Merten Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m….

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Robinson Hall replacement part of upcoming renovations

BOTH BUILDINGS WILL BE TORN DOWN TO CREATE A MORE MODERN FACILITY By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer Mason has decided to demolish Robinson Hall to create a more modern academic facility for students and faculty. Construction for the new building…

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Review: Sister’s Thai in Old Town Fairfax

THAI FOOD LESS THAN A MILE AWAY FROM CAMPUS By Christine Viray, Staff Writer Known as “Sisters–the Living Room Café” or “Sisters Thai” for short, this picturesque restaurant is easily accessible to Mason students who want to try something new…

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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…