Category: News

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Mason UNICEF Chapter Raises Money for Mexico City

AFTER LATEST EARTHQUAKE, STUDENTS QUICKLY ORGANIZE TO SEND AID By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mexico City and its surrounding states were recently struck by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on the 32nd anniversary of another deadly 8.0 magnitude quake. Buildings collapsed,…

Students enjoy Bienvenida Latina opening for the Hispanic Heritage Month Annual Kick-Off Party. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off

THE CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH OCT. 20TH By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer “Bienvenida Latina” started Mason’s official Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations on Sept. 14 with authentic food, dancing, and music. Mason students can join in on celebrating all that the Hispanic…

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The high price of free speech

MASON COMMUNITY WEIGHS IN ON FREE SPEECH AS U.C. BERKELEY HOSTS FREE SPEECH WEEK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The University of California-Berkeley, designated Sept. 24-27 as “Free Speech Week,” bringing focus to an issue that has generated controversy and violence…

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Mason celebrates Government Week events on campus

CIA, FBI, AND LOCAL AGENCIES CAME TO EDUCATE AND RECRUIT MASON STUDENTS By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer Students participated in events for Government Week from Monday, Sept. 18 to Friday, Sept. 22. The series of campus events were an opportunity for…

Campus Briefs

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer HEALTHY CAMPUS WEEK AT MASON SEPT. 25 TO OCT. 1 Mason will celebrate Healthy Campus Week from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 as part of the Healthier Campus Initiative by the Partnership for America. Monday, Sept….

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Campus Group Sues School for Koch Foundation Records

By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Transparent GMU began oral arguments in their lawsuit against Mason last Friday, Sept. 22 at the Fairfax County Historic Courthouse over obtaining donation records from the influential Charles Koch Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization funded…

Students of Student Government & Academic Affairs encourage voting with after successfully implementing a polling station on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

A Student’s Guide to Virginia Voting

WHERE, WHEN, HOW, AND WHY TO VOTE IN THE UPCOMING GOVERNOR’S ELECTION By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Virginia’s next gubernatorial election is coming up on Nov. 7, 2017, but many Mason students are still unprepared to vote. Because the state’s election…

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Campus Briefs

A NEW LOOK FOR THE AFC POOL By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The Aquatic Fitness Center’s (AFC) competition pool underwent renovations between June 12 and Aug. 30. The recreation facility team worked with local contractors to improve safety as well…