Category: News

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The Solution to Finding Real News

MASON’S COMMUNICATION FORUM DISCUSSED THE FAKE NEWS DILEMMA By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer George Mason University recently hosted #RealNews2017, its annual communication forum focused on finding the truth in modern media, on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Located in the HUB Ballroom,…

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Understanding Donor Influence at GMU

STUDENT-SUPPORTED ORGANIZATION HOLDS MEETING ON CAMPUS  By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer UnKoch My Campus, a national organization with the stated goal to “expose and expel undue donor influence in academia,” organized an event Oct. 24 in Research Hall. Transparent GMU,…

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Corner Pocket Puts Alcohol Sales on Hold

NO MORE DRINKS SERVED IN THE HUB GAME ROOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE By Isabella LaMadeleine, Staff Writer Corner Pocket, the on-campus game room located in the HUB, has put its sale of alcohol on hold indefinitely. The Corner Pocket only…

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Lending a Paw to Patriots

SUPPORT ANIMALS HELP OUT STUDENTS ON CAMPUS  By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Talia Martinez is a sophomore at Mason majoring in integrated studies with a legal studies concentration. She is also one of the few students on campus who is…

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Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

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Transparent GMU Lawsuit Continues

“HISTORIC CASE” AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY AND GMU FOUNDATION MAY GO TO TRIAL By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer The second oral hearing for the Transparent GMU lawsuit against the George Mason administration and the GMU Foundation took place last Thursday, Oct….

The 11th Annual Veterans’ Powwow at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

NAIA AND ODIME HONOR INDIGENOUS CULTURE IN NOVEMBER By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated every November to honor indigenous people and their contributions, culture, legacy and success. Mason students from the Native American and Indigenous…

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Virginia Gubernatorial Race Approaches Finsih Line

CANDIDATES RECEIVE IMPORTANT LAST-MINUTE ENDORSEMENTS  By Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor As the Virginia gubernatorial race enters its final week, both candidates received important endorsements from some of the country’s biggest political names. Republican candidate Ed Gillespie most recently received…

Students direct other students to the on-campus precinct on election day at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Students Get Involved in Political Campaigns

VOLUNTEERS KNOCK ON DOORS FOR CANDIDATES IN GOVERNOR’S RACE  By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer With its proximity to Washington, D.C., George Mason attracts students with an interest in politics from all across the political spectrum. This election season saw many…

Life Safety Fair on the Merten Hall lawn sponsored by Housing and Residence Life, University Life, Environmental Health & Safety, University Police, and the Fairfax Fire Department. Photo by Evan Cantwell/George Mason University.

Annual Safety Fair Comes to Merten Hall Oct. 26

EVENTS WILL INCLUDE A MOCK DORM ROOM BURNING STAGED BY FAIRFAX FIREFIGHTERS  By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The annual Mason Ready Life Safety Fair will be held on the lawn outside Merten Hall on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m….