Category: News

“Historic” Case Heard By The Supreme Court Of Virginia

GMU Foundation gift disclosure case argued in Richmond BY DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF; JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Transparent GMU and Augustus Thompson’s case against Mason and the George Mason University Foundation (GMU Foundation) was brought…

Last Week in Politics

Monday, Sept. 9 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam names new diversity director following blackface scandal Tuesday, Sept. 10 Donald Trump fires National Security Advisor John Bolton Wednesday, Sept. 11 Transparent GMU et. al v. George Mason University et. al. is heard…

Mason Nation Grows

Student enrollment for fall 2019 shows an increase in student body BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER Mason continues to be the largest public university in Virginia with 37,873 students as of fall 2019, according to the Office of Institutional Planning…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Sept. 10 — Arlington Campus Drunkenness: Subject (Non-GMU) was arrested and transported to Arlington County Adult Detention Center for being highly intoxicated in public.  Case 2019-008714 — Cleared by Arrest Tuesday, Sept. 10 — Engineering Building  Intimidation: Complainant (GMU)…

Analysis of the Third Democratic Presidential Debate

As the race narrows, Democrats focus in on key issues ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR The third Democratic presidential debate marked the first time all three front runners 一 Biden, Warren and Bernie 一 shared the same stage.  The number of…

Sodexo Workers Gather To Deliver Union Petition

Workers hold a demonstration as part of ongoing union efforts BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Workers and students met Friday, Sept. 13, in the Southside lobby to deliver a petition to Sodexo’s management team.  Sodexo manages dining for both…

Mason Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

Angela Nastase gives an in-depth look into Title IX office  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR In June, an email was sent to university students announcing Angela Nastase’s hire as Mason’s new Title IX Coordinator.  “She brings extensive experience and is…

Dragon Blood Used As New Antibiotic?

Mason researchers explore the uses of Komodo dragon blood BY OLIVIA VERMANE, STAFF WRITER Researchers Barney Bishop and Monique van Hoek, along with a team of undergraduate and graduate students, have opened a new door into the world of antibacterial…

Presidential Search Committee Event Draws Low Turnout

Committee discusses their goals in a public forum  BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR  A panel with members from the Board of Visitors’ Presidential Search Committee met Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 2 p.m. to listen to students and faculty at…

This Week in Politics

Monday, September 2 34 people killed off of Santa Cruz Island in California after diving boat catches fire Tuesday, September 3 Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales Panel of judges in North Carolina vote that district maps are skewed to…