Category: News

Crime Log

Wednesday, Feb. 6- Fairfax Campus, Multiple times Stalking: Complainant (GMU) reported receiving unwanted contact from a known subject (GMU) on multiple occasions. Case 2019-001154- Referred to Title IX Wednesday, Feb. 6- Taylor Hall, 8:34 p.m. Drug/Narcotic Violations/Liquor Law Violations: Two…

Mason Housing Program To Undergo Significant Changes

Chief housing officer looks to overhaul the entire housing department BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER While the population of Patriots continues to climb, the housing department is making changes that will result in fewer student employees, especially resident advisors, effective next…

Professor Makes Career In Assisting LGBTQ+ Community

How research in psychology is helping Lauren Cattaneo effect change BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For Lauren Cattaneo, the field of psychology is one where real change for real problems can occur. “My interest in psychology, more broadly, has always been…

Politics of U.S.-Mexico Border Sample Class

Correa-Cabrera discusses MS-13, dynamics of countries BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, associate professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, was a professor at the former University of Texas at Brownsville, she began to develop a course…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Feb. 4 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam showed no signs of resigning over his racist university yearbook photo. President Trump announces his nominee for the secretary of the interior, David Bernhardt, a former oil lobbyist….

Virginia Is For Scandals

With four ongoing scandals among Virginia politicians, here’s what you need to know BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic recollections of a sexual assault. Reader discretion is advised. Top Virginia politicians have been embroiled in scandals…

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Ban In Military

Mason responds to Trump’s transgender military ban BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF A proposed transgender military ban has been kept from becoming active policy by court action since July 2017, when President Trump tweeted about how he wished to reverse progressive…

Removal Of Water Tower From Fairfax Campus

A Q&A with Mason and Fairfax Water representatives over water tower removal BY  SABIHA BASIT STAFF WRITER As students have noticed, Mason has recently undergone major changes to its Fairfax campus, from demolishing Robinson Hall A to the introduction of…

Climate Change: The Past And Present

Journalist Leigh Phillips talks about dealing with the Anthropocene BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Humanity has just over a decade to get climate change under control before catastrophic climate change impacts become unavoidable, according to a recent report from…

Mason Honors MLK Multigenerational Activist Event

Three prominent female activists visit Mason to honor Martin Luther King Jr. BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and actions in his life have inspired activism and advocacy across the U.S. since the Civil Rights Movement…