Category: News

Koch-Busters Deliver Petition To President Cabrera’s Office

Students from Transparent GMU petition over gift agreements BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Oct. 25, students in a demonstration organized by Transparent GMU delivered a petition in which they demanded from President Ángel Cabrera, that all Mason gift agreements…

Research-Based Solutions To The Opioid Crisis

Emily Jones, branch chief for National Institute on Drug Abuse, speaks at Mason BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Emily Jones, chief…

Mason Economics Professor Writes Controversial Column

Multicultural organizations respond to Professor Walter Williams’ articles on diversity “corrupting” universities BY SABIHA BASIT AND CYD MEJIA STAFF WRITERS In a racially charged political climate, is diversity negatively affecting colleges across the U.S.? That is the question posed by Walter…

Mason Professor Discusses Paris Climate Agreement Report

A one-on-one with Edward Maibach about climate change BY JALEN REID STAFF WRITER As industrialization starts to spread to other parts of the world due to globalization and urbanization, the release of greenhouse gases is continuing at an alarming rate and…

Spike In Sexual Assault And Other Title IX Violations

Crime Log BY TISHA HERRERA NEWS EDITOR Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 – Fairfax Campus, 12:29 a.m. Stalking/ Simple Assault: Complainant (GMU) reported receiving unwanted contact from a known Subject (GMU) on multiple occasions. A second Complainant (GMU) reported being assaulted by…

Mason Senate Elects University Life Chairwoman

Student Body President and Vice President collaborate with NOVA Community College BY JALEN REID STAFF WRITER On Oct. 18, the 39th Student Senate met for the 10th time in Merten Hall. The senate passed legislation on four points. Two pieces of…

Mason Internal Review Committee Report Raises Concerns

Issues found with transparency, academic freedom and outside party influence BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER Mason’s gift agreements raise “some degree of concern,” according to a recent report. The Internal Review Committee was established to review the language of donor agreements…

Talks On MS-13 Dispel Falsehoods

Migration and national security among issues discussed BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY EDITOR With Attorney General Jeff Sessions stating that the gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) is the “most serious security threat” to the United States today, a question on many Americans’ minds…

Renowned Journalist Speaks at Mason

Vargas discusses immigration, his new book and more BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, made an appearance at Mason on Saturday, Oct. 20. Vargas visited Mason to discuss his new book, “Dear…

Know Your Vote, Share Your Voice

Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta teach students about midterm election candidates BY ALLY MCALPINE ART DIRECTOR Red, white and blue balloons shouted “Go out and vote!” Thursday, Oct. 18, in an attempt to inspire students to be more politically engaged. Sisters…