Category: News

Engaging in Candid Conversations

A “Brave Space” with Room for Every Voice To Be Heard BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER Mason is home to a community of diverse students, who come from many different backgrounds all over the world. With this diversity, Mason students…

New Faces Expose Left’s Rift on Israel

Conflicting views of Israel are a source of contention in American politics BY ARJIT ROSHAN, CONTRIBUTOR On Feb. 18, 27-year-old Ibraheem Samirah won the special election for Virginia House District 86, encompassing most of Herndon and just northwest of Mason’s Fairfax…

Student Debt At Mason

Spiros Protopsaltis discusses current trends and offers advice to students BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When Spiros Protopsaltis was the deputy assistant secretary for higher education and student financial aid in the Obama administration, he helped to expand students’ access…

Mason Partners with PARC for Defense Research

Contract Aims to Address Vulnerabilities in Defense Security BY MATTHEW HAYES, STAFF WRITER Mason, along with the Xerox-owned PARC, has secured a research contract from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). The contract is for the Secure Configurations for the…

Mason Professor Researches Mexican Drug War

US-Mexico relations expert Dr. Correa-Cabrera on her interest in the Mexican Drug War. BY SABIHA BASIT STAFF WRITER One knowledgeable and distinguished Mason professor is working to educate students and conduct research on the ongoing Mexican drug war. Dr. Guadalupe…

This Week in Politics

Monday, Feb. 18 Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham vows to investigate alleged “bureaucratic coup” against President Trump. Lee Radziwill, Jackie Kennedy Onassis’s sister, dies at 85. Karl Marx’s tomb in London is vandalized with red paint. Tuesday, Feb. 19 North Carolina’s…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, Feb. 13-Finley Hall, 6–9 a.m. Theft from Building: Complainant (GMU) reported the theft of a coffee-maker from an unsecured area. Case 2019-001449-Pending Wednesday, Feb. 13-EagleBank Arena, 7:45–8:40 p.m. Simple Assault/Sexual Battery: Three complainants (GMU) reported receiving unwanted touching by…

A Greener Vision

The Green New Deal resolution seeks to cut emissions, create jobs BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Three hundred billion dollars is how much money the United States spent on 16 natural disasters in 2017. Six is the average number of natural…

An Open Dialogue On Human Rights

Dialogue and Difference Project hosts discussion with Dr. Danielle Aldawood BY MATTHEW HAYES, STAFF WRITER  On Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Dialogue and Difference Project hosted the first of their three events planned for the Spring semester. The event series is focused…