Category: News

Task force leads charge against sexual assault at Mason

This story was originally published in the April 13 print issue. Months of dedication and research came to fruition March 26, when Mason president Ángel Cabrera released a report outlining the university’s strategy for tackling campus sexual assault. The report,…

Mason professor brings awareness to human trafficking

This past Wednesday, New Century College professor Dr. Al Fuertes received the 2015 Spirit of King Award at the event Faces of Human Trafficking. “[The Faces of Human Trafficking] was my way of giving back for receiving the 2015 Spirit…

Smoking out the health risks of vaping

This story was originally published in the April 6 print issue. The rising popularity of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers have exposed an omission in Mason’s smoking policy that allows people to smoke inside, but students and faculty have started to question…

Students and faculty receive updates about export compliance

Students and faculty received an email from the Office of Provost David Wu on March 30th explaining the university’s policy on complying with United States export controls and economic sanctions. According to the email, Mason is currently updating its procedures…

Mason charts a future online strategy

This story was originally published in the April 6 print issue. After expressing support for the development of an online completion college, Mason has been asked to provide a report by the Virginia General Assembly. According to Michelle Marks, vice…

Community radio revived

This story was originally published in the April 6 print issue. A new low-power FM radio station is going to open in Arlington by December of this year, headed by communication adjunct professor Paul LeValley. LeValley is the Executive Director…

Ex-student sues Mason for sexual assault expulsion

According to an Associated Press report, a George Mason University student who was suspended last September for violating the university’s sexual misconduct policy is now suing Mason in federal court under a pseudonym, claiming that the encounter with a girlfriend was…

Bhatia & Zaidi win president and vice president election

Khushboo Bhatia and Ali Zaidi won the student body President and Vice President elections for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year. On stage at the JC Atrium, Bhatia and Zaidi thanked many people who helped them with their campaign. One…

Lock and load: Trap and skeet on the rise

This story was originally published in the April 6 print issue. While the United States is witnessing an increase in popularity of trap and skeet teams, especially for women, Mason’s team has earned a higher profile through its many competitions and…