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Student Government Night Walk

  BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT The scene inside the Office of Student Involvement was anything but quiet Nov. 3. A sea of people milled around and engaged in conversation, while sophomore Danni Gonyo ran around ensuring that every…

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Finding your voice

BY GRACE ZIPPERER, STAFF WRITER The livestream of TEDxErie picks up, and a soft male British voice speaks alongside a vibrant video backdrop and says, “Today you are part of a global conversation about our shared future.” It is Nov….

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Bridging religious gaps

BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Embrace Diversity at GMU hosted an Interfaith Dinner Nov. 4. According to their website, Embrace Diversity is a group that wants to “create a space in which people of all backgrounds, whether they identify by…

Adjunct faculty demand change

BY NINA MOTAZEDI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Adjunct Faculty Task Force recently published a report recommending an increase in current adjunct faculty conditions. Mason’s Provost, Davis S. Wu, established this task force back in March 2015 to identify issues in the…

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Farewell to Dean Nutter

BY KATYA BEISEL, STAFF WRITER After 20 years at Mason, Dean of Business School Sarah Nutter will switch out her Mason green and gold for the University of Oregon’s green and yellow as the dean of the Charles H. Lundquist…

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Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER On Oct. 27, the Mason Student Senate met in Hub rooms three, four and five for its weekly meeting to discuss the approval of finances for the upcoming Gold Rush and to appoint…

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Talk politics to me

  BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER The sixth annual Student/Industry Communications Forum, Political and Policy Communications: Impact, Ethics and the Art of Persuasion, was held Oct. 25. For the forum, political communication professionals and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley joined…

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released

BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report was released to the community Sept. 30, and this year’s report contained several points on dealing with sexual assault on campus. Each September or October, Mason releases the…

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Native American Heritage Month

BY HAMNA AHMAD, STAFF WRITER The Native American and Indigenous Alliance (NAIA) will host its 14th annual Veterans Day Powwow Friday, Nov. 11. The event, which will take place on the SUB I quad, features Native American culture while also…

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Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER On Oct. 20, Mason’s Student Senate met for its weekly meeting in Merten Hall Room 1201. Key legislation of the day included the support and funding of Lunch with a Dean, the approval…