Category: News

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Monday, Feb. 24 — Fairfax Campus  Stalking: Mandatory reporter notified GMU PD that a Complainant (GMU) disclosed receiving unwanted contact from a known Subject on multiple occasions. Due to confidentiality of reporting, limited information is available regarding this incident. Case…

Sexual Assault Allegations Arise in Student Government Meeting

Student government member levels allegation at Thursday meeting BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR; ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Sexual assault allegations were leveled at a public student senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, against Cedric Price,…

Fundraising, Budgets and Tuition: BOV Brief

Updates on the recent BOV meeting BY ALLISON SCANLAN, STAFF WRITER The Board of Visitors (BOV) met in Merten Hall to discuss relevant policy changes and updates on Thursday, Feb. 27, announcing that Mason is now required to provide undergraduate…

Student Government Update

Student government members explain current initiatives and future plans BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR It’s all hustle and bustle in Suite 2300 of the Hub as student government preps for future initiatives and the upcoming elections.  Campaigns for student…

Last Week in the News

  Monday, Feb. 24  Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in New York trial.  “Hidden Figures” inspiration and NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies. Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate, Democrat or Republican, to win the popular vote in all…

Mason Establishes Cyber Security Engineering Department

Professor, students react to the new department BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Volgenau School of Engineering has been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) to create a department of cyber security engineering, the first…

Mason Announces Next President, Gregory Washington

Washington is currently the dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California-Irvine BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF After a more than six-month-long search, Mason’s Board of Visitors (BOV) has selected Gregory Washington, the dean of…

Panel Explores International Ramifications of Coronavirus

Center for Security Policy Studies opens a discussion of coronavirus issues BY HEA SU LEE, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 21, the Center for Security Policy Studies (CSPS) hosted a speaker series on Mason’s Arlington campus with a panel of experts…