Category: News

Mason Committee Reviews Gift Agreements

“All gift agreements are subject under FOIA,” says Mason task force BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Gift Acceptance Committee presented the new gift acceptance policy to Mason’s faculty senate on Wednesday, April 24. The new policy rules that any…

Town hall addresses religious discrimination on campus

Faculty members emphasize need for nuance and radical listening BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR A town hall discussion, “Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of Religion (Part 2),” took place Thursday, April 25, in Merten Hall, moderated by Director…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, April 24, 2019- Roberts Road Drug/Narcotic Violations: Subject (GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-004406- Cleared by Summons Thursday, April 25, 2019- Mason Pond Parking Deck Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property: Complainant (GMU) reported intentional damage…

This Week in Politics

Monday, April 22 President Trump and his business sue House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman to block subpoena for financial information. Myanmar’s highest court rejects appeal to dismiss the case of two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalists. Tuesday, April 23 Professional…

Living In Limbo

Looming fears from pro-Palestinian activists on campus and inconsistency from Mason BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR It is no secret that Mason student activism exists and has been advocating for a number of issues. From Transparent GMU to Turning Point…

Student Health Services Provides Insurance For Mason Students

SHS partners with UnitedHealthcare StudentResources BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Student Health Services (SHS) offers insurance to students at Mason. Any student taking three or more credit hours is able to purchase the insurance plan, provided by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources,…

Mason Holds Sexual Assault Town Hall

Q&A Addresses Kavanaugh, Pober, Title IX and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF On Tuesday, April 16, Mason for Survivors hosted a town hall to address student’s concerns with sexual assault issues, in conjunction with Student Government and other offices on…

Honoring former Mason athlete Aimee Willard

The 23rd annual Victims’ Rights Run/Walk 5K opens the discussion on interpersonal violence and the importance of community BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On April 11, Mason hosted its 23rd annual Victims’ Rights Run/Walk 5K in honor of Aimee…

Soulja Boy Held In Prison Without Bail

Mason Day headliner canceled after breaking parole BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Popular 2000s rapper Soulja Boy was arrested last month after police raided his home and found ammunition. He has since been canceled as the main source of entertainment…

Fairfax Petland Closes After Alleged Animal Neglect

HSUS undercover investigation reveals dead rabbits left in the freezer BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Wednesday, April 3, Petland ended its franchise agreement in Fairfax due to an ongoing investigation by the City of Fairfax Police Department of…