Tag: education

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Sophomore creates mentorship program

InvestinYOUth offers Mason students chance to mentor high schoolers BY CAROLA PATTY GORENA MORALES   Beginning in the last week of April, Mason students will visit Mountain View Alternative High School in Centreville, Virginia, for a weekly after-school mentorship program…

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Combating college costs

Sen. Tim Kaine, journalists discuss higher education financial issues and policy BY DONNA IMADI   The national organization Young Invincibles sponsored a summit on higher education Feb. 27 that brought together journalists and policymakers to discuss higher education financial issues…

Board of Visitors’ first meeting of the year

BOV vote on changes to campus, discuss budgets   BY MICHAEL EBERHART   The Board of Visitors met for the first time in three months March 2 in Merten Hall. The meeting consisted of voting on several changes to campus…

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Senior Waiver Program allows learning without splurging

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Mason’s senior citizen waiver program provides opportunities for senior citizens to get back in the classroom and learn about evolving areas of study and engage with the campus community. Under the terms of the Senior Citizen…

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What it means for Jews to go on birthright

Asher Ackman, staff writer The Taglit-Birthright trip is an opportunity for any Jewish person between the ages of 18 to 26 to go on a free trip to Israel. For many people, it is a life-changing experience and an opportunity for…

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Get Your Heart On

This story was originally published in the Feb. 09 issue of Fourth Estate. Allison Lundy, staff writer The Mason community is teaching students about healthy relationships and self-respect. The Get Your Heart On event hosted by Wellness, Alcohol and Violence…

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Mason Loudoun campus has new location and new opportunities

George Mason University has now moved its location in Loudoun County to partner with the Northern Virginia Community College and will be offering many new opportunities. Since 2006, Mason has had a presence in Loudoun County with its partnership with…