Category: News

This Week in Politics

Monday 3/18 A South Korean defense official says claims that North Korea is preparing a missile launch are “hasty” and inconclusive The lawyer representing the perpetrator of the deadly shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand tells media his client is “lucid”…

Brett Kavanaugh Hired as Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to become a visiting professor at Mason’s law school BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR AND DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR According to an anonymous source within Mason’s Office of the Provost, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh…

SAIA Members Lobby Against Anti-BDS Bill

Members head to Congress to voice concerns BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Members of Mason’s Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) headed over to Congress last week to lobby against a bill that would allow for state governments to refuse to do…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, Feb. 27- Lot A, 4:44-6:39 p.m. Hit and Run: Complainant (GMU) reported a hit and run of a vehicle. Case 2019-002029-Inactive Thursday, Feb. 28- Fairfax Campus, Multiple Times Stalking: Complainant (GMU) reported receiving unwanted contact from a known Subject…

Housing Crisis or Economic Boom?

The Fuller Institute and New Virginia Majority release contradictory reports BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For some, Amazon’s upcoming move to Northern Virginia is welcome and a decision that would greatly benefit both the region and the state as a…

Students Demand Action Partners With Freedom And Learning Forum

Parkland survivor Cameron Kasky speaks to students BY SABIHA BASIT, STAFF WRITER Cameron Kasky, a Parkland shooting survivor and co-founder of the anti-gun violence student group, Never Again MSD, took the stage at Mason’s Freedom and Learning Forum on Monday,…

New Poll Breaks Down Trust In Trump

Americans trust Mueller more than Trump according to new Schar School poll BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR A poll conducted by Mason’s Schar School and The Washington Post concluded that more Americans are confident in the facts presented by special…

Patriot’s Pride, or Lack Thereof?

A look into how PAC, Athletics and other departments are fighting the “commuter school” stigma BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR As of Fall 2018, of the 37,316 students enrolled at Mason’s U.S. campuses, only 5,772 undergraduate degree-seeking students live on…

This Week in Politics

Monday, Feb. 25 Vice President Pence meets in Bogotá, Colombia, with South American leaders including Juan Guaidó. Sen. Bernie Sanders, 2020 presidential candidate, attends a town hall hosted by CNN. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Michael Cohen testifies before the Senate Intelligence…