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Mason releases spring commencement speaker list

Mason has released its list of speakers for 2014 spring commencement. David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, will speak at the main 2014 spring commencement ceremony. The Carlyle Group is a global asset management firm. Founded in…

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Master plan seeks facility improvements on campus

In early January, Mason’s Office of Facilities began working on the master plan, an 18 month long project that is focused on improving Mason’s physical infrastructure on all of its campuses. The formation of the master plan follows the approval…

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Costs complicate development of Greek Row

Bringing Greek housing to campus is not a new discussion at Mason. According to an April 9 panel on the topic, both administration and students have had numerous talks about how to bring fraternity and sorority housing options to campus. [On…

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Program allows enrollment in Mason’s law school in three years

Mason is now offering a program that allows students to finish their undergraduate studies in three years and move directly to Mason’s law school. The program, called the “3+3 Accelerated Program,” requires incoming freshman to finish their undergraduate major requirements…

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Student Government initiates Safe Rides proposal

The Student Government is currently constructing a system for a potential sober ride system, known as the Safe Rides Initiative. Safe Rides is the name the students have given to the system, due to its purpose of providing safe rides…

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Results of the 2014 Student Government Election

After a long campaign, Phil Abbruscato and Dilan Wickrema were announced as President and Vice President of the Mason Student Body. The results of the Student Government election were declared at noon in the Johnson Center, Apr. 7. Along with…

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Student Government Election HUB

The Student Government Elections are currently ongoing, ending at 11:59, Apr. 4. In addition to the four Presidential Candidates, there are 34 Senate Candidates running for 30 available seats. Voting takes place at getconnected.gmu.edu and candidates will be announced Monday, Apr. 7 at…

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CHSS Awards Ceremony recognizes top freshman students

On March 31, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held the Freshman Academic Achievement Award Ceremony, which recognized 250 freshmen in the college with the highest grade point averages. Two hundred and ten out of the 250 award recipients…