Category: News

The Next Chapter In Ending Sexual Violence At Mason

A call to action encouraging discussion, training and education BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER The pledge initiative to end sexual violence at Mason began four years ago. This call to action continues today through events like Chapter Next: Ending Sexual Violence….

Doctors Without Borders Specialist Comes To Mason

World-traveled doctor discusses his experience with diseases and viruses BY APRIL HORENCY STAFF WRITER Epidemic diseases have appeared throughout history, ranging from the bubonic plague to the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak. To learn about experiences dealing with epidemic diseases, Mason’s Multicultural Association…

Director Of Academic Integrity Discusses Cheating

Why it happens and how to prevent it BY SANJANA RAGHAVAN STAFF WRITER How is cheating like running a red light? “[If you] run a red light, it’s not malicious, but you still have to pay the ticket,” said Dr. LaShonda…

Law School Adjunct Newest Federal Court Nominee

Adjunct Professor Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals BY OLIVIA VERMANE LONGFORM EDITOR Less than a week after the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, President Trump has announced his intent to nominate an 18th wave of judicial…

Developing A System Of Access

A one-on-one with Katrina King of the Empowered Communities Opioid Project BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER A grant project under Mason’s School of Nursing, the Empowered Communities Opioid Project, is intended to implement a system of access to health care for…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018- Lot K, 12:17 a.m. Drug/ Narcotic Violations: Subject (Non-GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. A second Subject (GMU) was referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for…

Jewish Students Respond to Antisemitism

Swastikas in Fairfax, “Jew-jokes” and fear: Jewish students speak out BY TISHA HERRERA NEWS EDITOR Earlier this month, the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV or “the J”) found swastikas spray-painted on the building’s windows and walls. This vandalism happened…

Student Government Discusses Controversial Topics

Gold Rush talk, being a conflict-free campus and condemning anti-Semitism BY JALEN REID STAFF WRITER On Oct. 11, 2018, the 39th Student Senate met at Merten Hall to discuss The George, Congressman John Lewis’ Fall for the Book talk, the first…

Mason’s Introduces New Cybersecurity Program

New program designed to address need for Cyber Security in U.S. BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR According to an article released by the New York Times in July 2018, the risk of attacks on U.S. infrastructure and financial systems has…

Cycling Into Fairfax

Capital Bikeshare considers extending service to Mason BY APRIL HORENCY, STAFF WRITER For the many locals who drive to work or school every day, the New York-based Motivate created a Washington D.C., branch called Capital Bikeshare. The bicycle rental system, which…