Category: News

Mason Makes Changes Amidst COVID-19

University shifts to online courses for the remainder of the semester, closes dorms BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR Interim President Anne Holton announced in a university-wide email on Monday, March 16, that Mason would move to online learning for the…

Online Classes and the Mason Community

Faculty and students react to change in Mason’s academic structure BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Mason community received an email from Interim President Anne Holton detailing precautionary action regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March…

Mason Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Students and staff receive email detailing recent infection BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Fairfax local health department is conducting an investigation to determine whether the Mason community should seek further precaution after the university was made aware Thursday…

Mason and Other Virginia Universities Respond to COVID-19

Mason makes adjustments to classes, events and housing; other universities take similar precautions BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER Mason and other Virginia universities are taking precautionary measures during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Interim President Anne Holton announced on March 16 that…

Professor Leads Stepping Up Initiative Study

Mason professor Faye Taxman awarded $3.5 million by the NIMH for her study in improving mental health services for those in jail BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER The National Institute of Mental Health awarded $3.5 million to Mason professor and…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  Tuesday, March 17 — George Mason Blvd Drug Law Violations / Driving Under the Influence: Two juvenile Subjects (Non-GMU) were given verbal warnings for possessing a small amount of illegal drugs. A third juvenile Subject (Non-GMU) was given a…

Last Week in the News

Monday, March 16  Kentucky Derby postponed until September.  Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine postpones in-person voting in state’s primary until June.  President Trump says gatherings should be limited to 10 people.  Tuesday, March 17  White House shows support for proposed plan…

Mason Welcomes New President

Mason community meets university’s eighth president, Gregory Washington BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR After being announced as the university’s eighth president on Monday, Gregory Washington came to the Center for the Arts for a welcome event on Thursday, Feb. 27,…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Monday, Feb. 24 — Fairfax Campus  Stalking: Mandatory reporter notified GMU PD that a Complainant (GMU) disclosed receiving unwanted contact from a known Subject on multiple occasions. Due to confidentiality of reporting, limited information is available regarding this incident. Case…