Category: News

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Mason hosts rally for gun reform

Student organizations united to speak out in Wilkins Plaza By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Dozens of students gathered to protest and call for reforms to end gun violence on Friday, March 23, in Mason’s Roger Wilkins Plaza (formerly known as…

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Executive Candidates debate in the JC

Candidates running for Mason student body president and vice president By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Ten candidates from five campaigns participated in the spring Student Government Election Executive Debate, hosted on Thursday night, March 22 in the Johnson Center. Candidates…

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Mason students “March for Our Lives” in D.C.

Thousands join Parkland survivors to call for gun reform in Washington By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Emma Gonzalez was one of many student speakers who survived the Feb. 2018 shooting in Parkland, Fla. who…

How Mason pays for campus construction

If funds can’t be raised, tuition and housing costs may go up By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer With massive construction projects planned for the next several years, Mason administration officials have plans to make sure the university does not overextend…

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Students examine George Mason’s past

Research group looks into the Founding Father’s history of slavery By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer Enslaved Children of George Mason (ECGM), a research group dedicated to the intricacies of the university namesake’s interactions and history with enslavement, spent last summer…

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Gender in STEM “Moving in the right direction:

How Mason women learn and teach in a male-dominated field By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer  Female Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students have historically been the minority in their respective colleges. Mason faculty say the ratio of male to…

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Mason Club Ice Hockey Makes First Ever Trip to Nationals

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Mason Club Ice Hockey competed last week in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Championships for the first time in school history.   This was a historic season for the team, which finished with…

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…