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Mason Madness celebrates the start of the basketball season with the green machine, mason dance team, mason cheerleading, and more. Photo by Bethany Camp / Creative Services / George Mason University

Natalie Butler: A Story of Coming Home

By Natalie Heavren, Staff writer  When I found out Natalie Butler was transferring from the powerhouse University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to Mason for her last year of eligibility, I was understandably excited. As a Connecticut native and now…

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Annual hunger banquet brings awareness to food insecurity

INTERACTIVE EVENT TEACHES STUDENTS ABOUT HUNGER AND POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mason’s office of Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) hosted an annual Hunger Banquet on Nov. 14, where approximately 100 Mason students, faculty, and…

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Media and the Arab Uprising Panel

PANEL DISCUSSING THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND HOW THEY ARE PORTRAYED IN THE MEDIA  By Nick Puzzanghera, Staff Writer On Wednesday, the department of Middle East and Islamic Studies and the department of Film and Video Studies…

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Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…

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Chipotle Back on Track for Spring 2018 Opening

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AFTER EARLY APPROVAL PROBLEMS By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer “When is Chipotle opening?” This question can be heard throughout the JC and anywhere students are found on campus. We did some digging so you can know when…

Student life on the North Plaza. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Is Campus Free Speech Truly Free?

By Jimmy O’Hara, contributor Peaceful resistance against hate is an important form of learning outside the classroom, and many in our Patriot community practice this at the heart of GMU’s campus, North Plaza.  A popular location for various forms of protest…

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Corner Pocket to Begin Serving Alcohol

BEER AND WINE SALES WILL BE AVAILABLE DURING LIMITED TIMES By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer The Corner Pocket, an on-campus game room located in the HUB, recently announced its plan to begin selling alcohol. The only option that previously existed…