Category: News

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Model World Health Organization Conference 2018

Mason students study drug policies, practices, and prevention By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer On April 14, Mason hosted its third annual World Health Organization Conference (MWHO), where Mason students heard and discussed drug crises around the world and demonstrated a…

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Body cameras for Mason Police

Program is expected to start before fall 2018 By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer The Mason Police Department recently acquired 28 body cameras that will soon be worn by patrol officers on all shifts. According to Chief of Police Carl Rowan,…

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Mental health resources at Mason

On-campus resources for spring and finals stress By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With the academic year winding down, students can feel anxious with numerous end-of-year finals and papers looming ahead. In order to combat the end-of-year stress, Mason provides a…

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Title IX Policy at Mason

The statistics for sexual and gender-based harassment By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer  Since the beginning of April there have been two reports of sexual assault and four reports of stalking according to the Daily Crime and Fire Log published by…

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On the mound

An interview with Patriots’ pitcher Zach Mort By Domenic Allegra, Staff Writer On Wednesday, April 11, the Patriots (14-17) fell to the James Madison Dukes (16-16) by a score of 2-1. The Patriots are 11-4 at home this season but…

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Mason discusses tuition, budget, and more in town hall meeting

By Hailey Bullis and Isabella LaMageleine, Staff Writers  Mason hosted a town hall meeting to discuss tuition rates and student fees with J.J Davis, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, Vice President of University Life, on…

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“Paws for a Cause”

THERAPY SERVICES TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT SERVICE ANIMALS ON CAMPUS By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Eight therapy and service dogs were brought to North Plaza on Tuesday, April 3 to interact with and educate Mason students and faculty. The event, “Paws…

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Solving problems with Co-Arg

 Cognitive assistant for intelligence analysts developing at Mason By Emily Verbiest, Contributor Mason’s Learning Agents Center is developing a cognitive assistance system to aid intelligence analysts and other national security professionals with AI problem-solving tools. The 4.5-year long program was…

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One on one with Congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn

RENOWNED FORMER JOURNALIST PUTS DOWN HER PEN FOR POLICY By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Leslie Cockburn, a former journalist with PBS “Frontline” and CBS News “60 Minutes,” is now a candidate running for Congress in Virginia’s fifth district. She discussed…

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How Mason Police respond to active threats

Mason’s police department and Special Response Team lay out their active threat strategy By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As public shootings capture the attention of the nation, Mason’s responders are working hard to make sure that our campus and community…