Category: News

Last Week in Politics

Monday, Nov. 11 Disney+ streaming service released.  U.S. set to have record-breaking Arctic temperatures this week, 30 degrees below average. U.S. Marine Corps celebrates its 244th birthday. Driver crashes Porsche into second floor of Toms River building, killing two.  Tuesday,…

School of Business Launches Business for a Better World Center

Speaker Jeff Foote brings attention to businesses’ role in combating climate change BY OLIVIA VERMANE, STAFF WRITER On Monday, Nov. 11, Mason’s School of Business officially launched the Business for a Better World Center.  In 2007, Mason committed to become…

Andrew Yang Rallies at Mason

The Democratic primary candidate talks universal basic income, automation  BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Democratic primary candidate Andrew Yang held a rally at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Nov. 4. The two-hour rally featured speakers from Yang’s campaign…

Last Week in the News

Monday, Nov. 4 McDonald’s CEO steps down after revelation of relationship with an employee. In Norway, an American white supremacist was arrested hours before he was due to give a speech at far-right conference. Airbnb announces ban on “party houses”…

Faculty Senate discusses Mason presidential search

Faculty Senate meeting continues talks regarding opening up presidential search BY APRIL HORENCY, STAFF WRITER The recent faculty senate meeting served as an opportunity for faculty to continue the discussion regarding Mason’s search for its next president and ultimate goal…

Virginia Legislature Goes Blue

Virginia sets the tone for 2020, flipping both chambers of state legislature Democratic BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR For the first time in 26 years, Virginia Democrats gained control of both chambers of the state legislature. All 140 legislative seats…