Category: News

Mason Ambassadors vs. Patriot Leaders

Two Different Organizations, Two Different Purposes BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Most Mason students know who the Mason Ambassadors and Patriot Leaders are, through the highlighter shirts and khakis respectively, the Ambassadors and Patriot Leaders are easy to pick out…

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Mason Administrator JJ Davis Leaves for UVA

Senior vice president of finance and administration takes up new job BY SABIHA BASIT, STAFF WRITER Back in August of 2018, according to Mason’s Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance, Jennifer (JJ) Davis left Mason to pursue a job opportunity…

Mason Hillel Sends Twenty Students To Israel And West Bank

Fact Finders trip lets students understand political situation BY KRISTEN TALMAN, STAFF WRITER Every year Mason Hillel, a Jewish community center at Mason, funds 20 to 25 students on a “Fact Finders” trip where students discover for themselves what Israel has…

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2018 Marks the 17th Anniversary of 9/11

Mason students discussed their memories of the fateful day BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN, STAFF WRITER Devon Alonge, age 29 Major: Creative Writing “I was in seventh-grade history class. [The crash] was happening right in the middle of our class. Someone came in…

News in Brief

  According to Adanna Newby, Chief of Staff for Student Government (SG) at Mason, SG is looking to fill 22 senate positions. In order to run for a senators position, prospective senators will need to attend one of the candidates’…

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Student Senate In Session

BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER Mason’s student senate met for the third time for the semester in Merten Hall marking the beginning of the 39th student senate and beginning of the first session. Student senator Davide Genoese-Zerbi was officially declared the…

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Addressing Sexual Misconduct At Mason

Sexual harassment regulations debate continues BY Marnia Toney, Staff Writer In 2017, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos rescinded the Obama administration’s “Dear Colleague” letter regarding sexual violence on college campuses and put forth a new set of guidelines drawing from…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY TISHA HERRERA, NEWS EDITOR Friday, September 7, 2018 – York River Road, 1:54 a.m. Drunkenness: Subject (GMU) was arrested and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center for being highly intoxicated in public. Case 2018-008434 – Cleared by Arrest…

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Mason Tuition Increases for 2018-19 School Year

Angel Cabrera highest paid university president in Virginia BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN, STAFF WRITER Tuition for 2018-19 school year increased by $908 for in-state students, or 4 percent, and increased by $1,922 for out-of-state students, or 4.2 percent. This figure includes tuition,…

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Construction On Robinson Hall Has Begun

Mason’s New Building Set To Open In 2021 BY ALEXA HERRERIAS, STAFF WRITER Construction on Robinson Hall, one of the oldest buildings on campus, began this summer. Mason’s administration decided to rebuild the building because the underground heating and cooling infrastructure…