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Meet the Candidates: Michael Gracia + Andrew Nesterczuk

Name: Michael “Big Mike” Gracia Major: Information Systems and Operations Management Year: Junior Position for candidacy: President Why are you running for this position ? I spent the last year as a Student Senator watching all of the members of…

Meet the Candidates: Benjamin Olsen & Sara Babcock

Name: Benjamin Olsen Major: Government & International Politics  Year: Junior Position: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? I am running for the position of Student Body President because I have served in the Student Government for the…

Meet the Candidates: Holden Spence & Chra Darwesh

Name: Holden Spence Major: Global Affairs  Year: Rising Senior Position for candidacy: President Why are you running for this position? I’ve always been an advocate and tried to be a voice for those who have felt that their voice wasn’t heard. By running for President…

Meet the Candidates: Patrick Grady & Amir Jones

Name: Patrick Grady Major: Government and International Affairs Year: Sophomore Position for candidacy: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? I have been in Student Government my entire collegiate career because I believe in creating positive change…

Meet the Candidates: Bekah Pettine & Erik Truong

  Name: Bekah Pettine Major: Government and International Politics and Communication with a Concentration in Journalism Year: Junior Position for candidacy: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? Over the course of three years, I have had…

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Former Secretary of State speaks at Mason

Editor’s note: At the time of the event, former Sec. Rex Tillerson still held his position. He was fired on March 13. Tillerson will be replaced by Mike Pompeo, who was the C.I.A. Director. Pompeo’s position will be replaced by Gina Haspel, upon…

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Koch Uncovered: Part One

DONORS USE STUDENT AND FACULTY “TALENT PIPELINES” TO SERVE IDEOLOGICAL GOALS By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Editorial Note: Since September 2017, the Fourth Estate investigative team has been gathering information on…

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New room and board prices set to rise for Fall 2019

BILLS TO ALLOCATE FUNDS, GEO OPPORTUNITIES, AND NEW APPOINTMENTS IN MASON’S STUDENT SENATE By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Mason’s student senate met for the sixth time this semester on March 1 in Merten Hall. The Student Senate discussed increased student…

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Mason celebrates Women’s History Month

“MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN SANDWICH” AND OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT MARCH By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer March 1 marks the official start of Women’s History Month. Mason’s Women and Gender Studies Center will celebrate with a variety of events throughout the…