Category: NOVA

Faculty Raises Concerns at Presidential Search Forum

Students and faculty raise concerns over process of finding Mason’s next university president BY JACK HARVEY ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS AND DANA NICKEL CO EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Mason’s Presidential Search Committee convened in an open forum to hear from students and…

A One-On-One With President Holton

  Anne Holton shares her vision and goals for her administration; talks funding, transparency BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR It started with a phone call. Interim President Anne Holton was preparing for her fall courses as a professor at Mason…

Early Identification Program Receives $100,000 Grant

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation funds college-access program at Mason BY ALEXA TIRONI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Early Identification Program (EIP) recently received a $100,000 grant. The funding comes from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a scholarship foundation that provides financial aid…

Mason Activist Gets Candid On Climate Change

Ethan Wright discusses the importance of the divestment movement By DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Equipped with a white poster that read “School Strike 4 Climate” and a petition with 84 signatures so far that afternoon, freshman Ethan Wright sat in…

Vegan Society Fights to Ban Bull Riding Event

Bull Riding event at EagleBank draws protests BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR Protests took place over the weekend at a two-day Professional Bull Riding (PBR) event outside of EagleBank arena. The Vegan Society at GMU organized two separate protests through…

Campus Scooters Set To Roll Out

Mason to introduce electric scooters as the newest form of transportation BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER Electric scooters have exploded in popularity in recent years. They’ve been popping up in cities all across America and soon they’ll be arriving at…

Creating a Culture of Care

New NOVA program aims to help students with tuition, housing and textbook costs BY ROGER HINCAPIE, STAFF WRITER NOVA Community College is focusing on an entirely new approach to what students know as student services. In a previous interview with…

NOVA Calendar April 15-21

Monday, April 15 Spring Fling:  NOVA Spirit Day.  NOVA’s Alexandria campus is hosting NOVA spirit day in the Bisdorf cafeteria and courtyard from noon to 5 p.m. There will be an opportunity to make your own name art design and…

NOVA Calendar April 8-14

Monday, April 8 Radford University Admissions Visit: Radford University is visiting NOVA’s Alexandria campus, and will be holding an information table from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student services center in the Bisdorf Building. UVA Admissions Visit (BIS…

NOVA Community College looking for new college president

NOVA elects interim president after former president, Scott Ralls, left in March BY ROGER HINCAPIE Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is going through the process of selecting a new president for the upcoming year as Dr. Scott Ralls, who was…