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DACA ends, DREAMers continue advocacy

POST-DACA REMOVAL, MASON DREAMERS PROVIDE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES FOR AFFECTED STUDENTS AND ALLIES By Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Mason DREAMers hosted an evening of…

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DeVos Announces Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policy

SECRETARY DEVOS GIVES MAJOR TITLE IX SPEECH AT MASON’S ANTONIN SCALIA LAW SCHOOL By Gemma Carretta and Henry Clay, Staff Writers Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced major changes to campus sexual assault policy while speaking at Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law…

Perriello Discusses DeVos’s Education Agenda with Students

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Tom Perriello, former 2017 Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia and current CEO of WinVirginia, a political action group directed towards supporting Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates in Virginia, held a conference call…

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Patriot Day: From 2001 to 2017

PATRIOT DAY: FROM 2001 TO 2017 By Erik Truong Today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Since the attacks, the White House has held similar schedules for the 9/11 anniversary plans with very limited variations. It…

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Campus updates

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer NEW STEARNS CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING OPENS IN INNOVATION HALL Innovation Hall of Mason’s Fairfax campus received a major update as of August 29. The fourth floor has been transformed into what is now…

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Charlottesville and the Gubernatorial Race

HOW OUR VIRGINIA LEADERS’ RESPONSES CAN SHAPE THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTION  By: Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Protesters of the “Unite the Right” rally assembled in Charlottesville, Virginia’s on August 12th to protest the proposed removal of the statue of Confederate…

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Part-time jobs on campus

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES WORKING ON CAMPUS Serve and Protect By Jordan Burkhardt, Contributor   Reprinted from Freshman Focus Magazine, 2017. Serving as a cadet during my freshman year definitely changed my perspective and made me realize I want…

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Check out what’s new with Mason food

Details on the finished JC renovations and other food around campus By Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Last semester, we reported on renovations starting in the Johnson Center. After Spring break, students saw one side of the JC food court walled off for…

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Campus Briefs

By Michael Eberhart, Staff Writer Three new members join the Mason Board of Visitors The George Mason Board of Visitors added three new members over the summer: Horace Blackman graduated from Mason in 1993 before receiving his MBA from the…