Category: News

Mason Chosen to Host a TRHT Campus Center

Association of American Colleges & Universities selects Mason to host this center BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER The Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) announced on Jan. 16 that Mason will host a Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT)…

Last Week in the News

Monday, Feb. 17 Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy, allowing organization to operate as it handles sexual abuse allegations. Apple says it won’t meet its quarterly revenue goals because of coronavirus’s impact on production and demand.  Peace talks between…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Washington Lot  Destruction / Vandalism: Complainant (GMU) reported vandalism to a vehicle (keyed). (30/Tallon)  Case 2020-002068 — Referred to Title IX   Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Robinson Hall-B (Men’s Restroom near rm 364) Destruction / Vandalism:…

Mason Professors React to New Education Bill

Virginia House of Delegates passes bill regarding methods taught in higher education BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR The Virginia House of Delegates passed HB 894, a new bill regarding methods taught in higher education, on Feb. 10. The bill has…

Last Week in the News

Monday  “Parasite” makes Oscars history as the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture.  Part of President Trump’s border wall will be constructed through Native American burial sites.  Trump’s new budget would cut $4.4 trillion in spending, boosting defense and…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Feb. 11 — Fairfax Campus  Stalking: Mandatory reporter notified GMU PD that a Complainant (GMU) disclosed being followed by an unknown Subject on multiple occasions. Due to confidentiality of reporting, limited information is available regarding this incident. Case 2020-021120…

Suspicious Package in the Johnson Center

Mason PD investigates unattended backpack on Fairfax campus BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Fairfax campus received a Mason Alert that warned students and faculty of a suspicious package left unattended in the Johnson Center (JC) on Wednesday afternoon….