Category: News

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…

Crime Log

Thursday, Nov. 7 — Center for the Arts Destruction / Damage / Vandalism of Property: Complainant (GMU) reported vandalism (spray paint) to a column. Case 2019-011042 — Inactive Thursday, Nov. 7 — Fairfax Campus / Student Residence Hall Sexual Assault…

Mason’s Pep Band Plays at Game 5 of World Series

Green Machine performed for three hours before Nationals faced Astros BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Mason’s pep band, Green Machine, played at Game 5 of the World Series in D.C. on Sunday, Oct. 27. The Nationals hosted the Houston Astros…

This Week in Politics 11/4/19

Monday, Oct. 28 Pelosi announces House will vote on resolution formalizing impeachment procedures this week. EU delays Brexit until Jan. 31, EU President Donald Tusk announces. GOP Rep. Greg Walden announces he will retire at the end of his Congressional…

Faculty Raises Concerns at Presidential Search Forum

Students and faculty raise concerns over process of finding Mason’s next university president BY JACK HARVEY ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS AND DANA NICKEL CO EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Mason’s Presidential Search Committee convened in an open forum to hear from students and…

Last Week in News

Monday, Oct. 21  Facebook takedowns show new Russian activity targeting Biden, praising Trump. British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow denies Boris Johnson vote on Brexit. U.S. reduces its troop strength by 2,000 in Afghanistan, according to Gen. Austin “Scott”…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Thursday, Oct. 24 — Truman Hall Drug Law Violations: Two Subjects (GMU) were referred to the Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-010531 — Referred to OSC Thursday, Oct. 24 — Fairfax Campus Hit and Run:…

A Changing Arctic

Mason team receives grant to study Arctic industrialization conditions BY APRIL HORENCY, STAFF WRITER New trade routes are opening throughout the Arctic, which may have unprecedented effects on that environment.  To combat potential conflicts, Volgenau School of Engineering professor Elise…