Category: News

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What is wrong with Wi-Fi on campus?

MASON’S IT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EXPLAINS WHAT IS BEING DONE TO IMPROVE THE NETWORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer If you’ve never stood in the middle of a dorm room, holding your laptop to the ceiling in an effort to connect to eduroam…

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VA Sen. Warner Introduces Two Higher Education Bills

NEW LEGISLATION WOULD PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COLLEGES AND STUDENT DEBT  By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer Virginia Senator Mark Warner reintroduced two bipartisan education bills this week designed to ensure current and prospective college students have access to better college…

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Mason Appoints New Chief of Police

CHIEF CARL ROWAN JR. ANSWERS CONCERNING QUESTIONS ON CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer  Mason recently appointed Carl Rowan Jr. as the new Chief of Police and head of public safety. “Law enforcement has been something that…

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Dr. Davis Addresses Women’s Leadership Conference

HIGHEST RANKING WOMAN AT MASON DELIVERS INSPIRING SPEECH TO FEMALE STUDENTS  By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer Roosevelt at Mason partnered with the Honors College, Women and Gender Studies, and the LEAD office to host the Women’s Leadership Conference to embolden…

Attendees gather for the 2013 Veterans Day Luncheon at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Celebrates Veterans Day

OMS, ROTC, AND OTHER PLAN WEEK OF EVENTS TO HONOR MILITARY SERVIVCE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As Veterans Day approaches on Nov. 11, the Office of Military Services (OMS) and other campus organizations are ready to celebrate the brave…

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Transparent GMU Organizes Buchanan Hall Protest

THE STUDENT GROUP RALLIED SUPPORT FOR THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SCHOOL AND THE GMU FOUNDATION By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer Students from Transparent GMU recently organized a demonstration at Buchanan Hall in support of their ongoing lawsuit against the school’s…

Patriot Pantry Provides for Students in Need

OVER 60 STUDENTS USE THE PANTRY WEEKLY FOR FOOD AND HYGIENIC SUPPLIES By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer and Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mason’s diversity includes students from upper, middle, and lower economic classes. According to a New York Times study of…

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Mason Love Week Feeds Syrian Refugees

STUDENTS RAISE AWARENESS AND PACK MEALS FOR ANNUAL HUMANITARIAN AID PROJECT By Michael Eberhart, News Editor The Syrian Civil War has been an ongoing humanitarian crisis since 2011, with hundreds of thousands killed and millions forced to flee from their…

Antonin Scalia Law School students attend the dedication (from left to right: Phillip Abbruscato, Laura Saracina, Hannah Wurl, Tara Stark, and Sarah Gentry). Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Scalia Law Students Help Win Asylum Case

THEIR PRO BONO WORK ON IMMIGRATION CASE WON IN COURT By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer Two George Mason law students working at a D.C. law firm over the summer helped secure asylum for a teenage refugee who fled criminal activity…