Category: News

Northam Under Fire To Resign After Racist Photo Emerges

George Mason Democrats react to the news ABIGAIL ADCOX ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under tremendous pressure from both sides of the aisle to resign after a photo emerged from his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook…

Students Bring Their Agenda to the Capitol

Mason lobbies for higher education funding BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSITANT NEWS EDITOR On Wednesday Jan. 30, roughly 50 students rode to the Virginia State Capitol to lobby for Mason Lobbies, an annual event. This year students were advocating for increased financial…

Robots Roll Up To Campus

A breakdown of business, security and student opinion BY MATTHEW HAYES, STAFF WRITER As well as the incoming freshman and transfer students, Mason has a new addition to its Fairfax campus―delivery robots. The food delivery service, Starship Technologies, is currently delivering…

Core Campus Project Enters New Phase

A sit-down with project manager Cathy Pinskey BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Since arriving back for the spring semester, Mason students have no doubt noticed the vast increase of construction around the Fairfax campus. The demolition of Robinson A signals the…

Mason Chooses Permanent Senior Vice President Of Finance

Former Metro CFO takes job at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Mason’s administration was proud to select Carol Kissal as the permanent replacement for J.J. Davis, as Mason’s senior vice president of finance and administration. In an email sent to…

This Week In Politics

BY JENNIFER MUCHNIKOFF, STAFF WRITER Monday, Jan. 21 California Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris announces her bid for presidency in 2020. Delta Air Lines Foundation provides a private grant to ensure Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta is…

Largest Labor Strike in India Takes Place

Over 200 million workers strike for fair labor policies BY SAMI GIBBS, STAFF WRITER Recently, 200 million workers went on strike in India. The two-day nationwide strike, which occurred Jan. 8 and 9, has been dubbed the biggest labor strike…

ERA Dies in Virginia House Subcommittee

Opponents celebrate as supporters look toward 2019 elections BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Efforts for Virginia to become the 38th and final state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) into the U.S. constitution died in the Virginia House…

Study Shows Increasing Acceptance of Climate Change

Mason and Yale gather data on climate-change beliefs BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Climate change has played an increasingly significant role in U.S. politics in recent decades. As science has increasingly supported climate change as reality, more people are acknowledging it….

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, Jan. 23- Fairfax Campus, 7:32 p.m. Drug/Narcotic Violations: Two subjects (GMU) were referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-000587- Referred to OSC Wednesday, Jan. 23- Fairfax Campus, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Larceny: Complainant (GMU) reported…