Tag: diversity

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APA Heritage Month celebrates the diversity of Asian Americans

Asian American students led a discussion on the challenges and stereotypes they face By Diana Nadira, Contributor As a part of ODIME’s Asian Pacific American Heritage (APAH) month celebration, a panel discussion on “Dreams, possibilities and challenges for APA students”…

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Technicolor explores the diversity in film industry

ROOSEVELT @ MASON CONUDCTED A PANEL EXPLORING DIVERSITY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY By Diana Nadira & Muhammad Arham, Staff Writers On Feb. 27, Roosevelt @ Mason organized a panel discussion called “Technicolor Was Never Meant to Be So White” about…

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OPINION: Good Old College Try

By Emily Bartenfelder, Contributor Give something the good old college try. At first this may sound like a blanket statement, but to many people this has a different meaning. No matter who you are, the person next to you will…

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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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Rise and shine with Women of Color in STEM

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor After noticing a lack of diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field at Mason, a group of students created an organization centered on empowering women of color in STEM fields. Women of…

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Thai-flair emerges at Mason

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer Exemplifying diversity, Mason is adding the Thai Student Association (TSA) to it’s list of 250-plus organizations. Founder Chakapong Soundara, or M for short, said the association’s purpose is “to unite Thai-Americans, Thai Students, and anyone who…

In fall of 2014, 33 percent of Mason undergraduates were first generation, according to the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting. (Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate)

Mason looks to assist first generation population

For every three students that attend Mason, one of them is a first generation student. According to the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting, the percentage of Mason undergraduates who were first generation had reached 33% for the 2014-2015 school…