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Gov. McAuliffe meets with student journalists

At luncheon, McAuliffe speaks on immigration ban, education BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR On Feb. 1, Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) welcomed a select few Virginia college reporters into the Executive Mansion. Over an intimate three-course luncheon, Gov. McAuliffe expressed his…

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Students protest Trump

We asked several students why they joined the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Why did you decide to join the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees from certain…

Solar eclipse watch

Mason researchers will study solar eclipse to improve communications. BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER On Aug. 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will pass from Oregon to South Carolina, sending vital information which will be collected by Mason researchers and collaborating…

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Mason partners with the Washington Post

The Schar school and the Post collaborate on political polls in Virginia BY DONNA IMADI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Schar School of Policy and Government has forged a strategic partnership with the Washington Post. The partnership was established to, “conduct a…

The red zone

Mason’s SSAC office looks to help affected students and prevent the spike of sexual assault BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER The red zone is the name researchers give to the first six weeks of a semester, when sexual assault incidents…

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Millennials make science make sense

Communication students create website “Make Sense” to simplify math and science BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER In the fall semester of 2016, communication Professor Beth Jannery was tired of hearing that the communication major is easy and other majors such…

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Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER Student government met Dec. 1 for their weekly meeting in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day would include the passing of Resolution 26 in support of all ideas and political ideologies…

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Dr. Shaoxian Yu breaks his silence

BY GRACE ZIPPERER, STAFF WRITER Dr. Shaoxian Yu, one of the two former Associate Directors of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education at Mason, has come forward to discuss his “termination without cause” from University Life. Since his last day of…

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Sexual offender on campus again

BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Sexual offender Sean Tyree was seen on campus again after harassing students back in August of 2014. Two years ago, members of the Mason community were informed of a sex offender that was harassing female…