Tag: Controversy

Mason Economics Professor Writes Controversial Column

Multicultural organizations respond to Professor Walter Williams’ articles on diversity “corrupting” universities BY SABIHA BASIT AND CYD MEJIA STAFF WRITERS In a racially charged political climate, is diversity negatively affecting colleges across the U.S.? That is the question posed by Walter…

Following the “Dark Money”

An inside look at “Dark Money” film with director Kimberly Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Movies and literature have a significant power in opening the eyes of their audiences to injustices. In today’s climate wrought with falsehoods, one film…

Kavanaugh Sparks Pushback From Student Groups

Mason students speak out against Kavanaugh’s confirmation BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court in a 50-48 Senate vote On Saturday, Oct. 6. This was one of the most “divisive votes in congressional…

$17 Million In “Hush Money”: The Kaine And Stewart Debate Begins

The candidates discussed sexual assault and problems in higher education BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, LONGFORM EDITOR; DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Wednesday, Sept. 26, for their second debate, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Republican challenger Corey Stewart went head-to-head over…

Column: Controversy and the Beast

Disney movie a huge hit despite controversy BY ALEXANDER SHEDD   [Minor spoilers for Beauty and the Beast below] The Walt Disney Company is no stranger to controversy. Ever since their earliest animated classics, Disney has been plagued by angry…