Category: News

Mason to Fully Integrate Chosen Name Policy by 2022

Town hall meeting addresses name policies and provides a time for integration BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER In an effort to further the goal of inclusive community Mason hopes to foster, Josh Kinchen, associate director for LGBTQ resources, spoke about…

Early Identification Program Receives $100,000 Grant

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation funds college-access program at Mason BY ALEXA TIRONI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Early Identification Program (EIP) recently received a $100,000 grant. The funding comes from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a scholarship foundation that provides financial aid…

Last Week in Politics

BY ABIGAIL ADCOX NEWS EDITOR Monday, Sept. 23 Climate protestors block street of D.C. during morning commute for climate strike. America may lose its “measles elimination” status according to the New York Times. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Pelosi confirms formal Trump…

Mason Activist Gets Candid On Climate Change

Ethan Wright discusses the importance of the divestment movement By DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Equipped with a white poster that read “School Strike 4 Climate” and a petition with 84 signatures so far that afternoon, freshman Ethan Wright sat in…

Vegan Society Fights to Ban Bull Riding Event

Bull Riding event at EagleBank draws protests BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR Protests took place over the weekend at a two-day Professional Bull Riding (PBR) event outside of EagleBank arena. The Vegan Society at GMU organized two separate protests through…

Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Trump Asylum Rule

Central American migrants to be denied asylum grants  BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER  On Sept. 12, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court officially ruled to allow enforcement of a new Trump administration rule that will prevent most Central American migrants from…

Last Week In Politics

  BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Sept. 16 Key economic and security partner Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain welcomed to the White House. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer debuts on “Dancing with the Stars.”  Tuesday,…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  BY ABIGAIL ADCOX NEWS EDITOR Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Fairfax Campus/Mason Shuttle Bus Credit Card Fraud/Larceny: Complainant (GMU) reported the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card. Case 2019-009015 — Pending Tuesday, Sept. 17 — Rappahannock parking deck Hit…

Campus Scooters Set To Roll Out

Mason to introduce electric scooters as the newest form of transportation BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER Electric scooters have exploded in popularity in recent years. They’ve been popping up in cities all across America and soon they’ll be arriving at…

Town Hall Addresses Student Debt Concerns

Senator Mark Warner focuses on student loan debt, financial literacy and other issues BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Friday, Sept. 13, Senator Mark Warner hosted a town hall meeting in the Hub ballroom aimed at addressing his legislative initiatives,…