Tag: Election

Students of Student Government & Academic Affairs encourage voting outside Mason's polling station after they successfully requested a station on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

Mason celebrates National Voter Registration Day

STUDENTS GET A CHANCE TO REGISTER AND LEARN ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer National Voter Registration Day was last Tuesday, and Mason took part in the celebrations. This event focused on informing people about their right to…

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Charlottesville and the Gubernatorial Race

HOW OUR VIRGINIA LEADERS’ RESPONSES CAN SHAPE THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTION  By: Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Protesters of the “Unite the Right” rally assembled in Charlottesville, Virginia’s on August 12th to protest the proposed removal of the statue of Confederate…

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Picking a president

Student government candidates prepare for elections, showcase their platforms at debate BY LAUREN SULLIVAN   The candidates for president and vice president of student government showcased their platforms and rallied to win votes from the student body at the Spring…

Bunting's Facebook post that caused a stir for student and faculty.

Bunting-gate

BY SARMAT CHOWDHURY, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Senior Assistant Director of Admissions Andrew Bunting is currently embroiled in a social media scandal over a Facebook post. Posted on his personal page, his post sparked an outrage after it talked about the…

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The broken branch

(Photo credit: Alec Moore/Fourth Estate) This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. Supreme Court vacancy spurs political controversy On March 16, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme…

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Virginia presidential primary set to be on Super Tuesday

(Photo credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) Students can vote in the upcoming presidential primary on March 1. For some students, like freshman Andrew Nicholson, this is the first presidential election in which they will be able to vote. “I feel empowered…

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Bhatia & Zaidi win president and vice president election

Khushboo Bhatia and Ali Zaidi won the student body President and Vice President elections for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year. On stage at the JC Atrium, Bhatia and Zaidi thanked many people who helped them with their campaign. One…

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Former congressmen join in post-election analysis and discussion

Students and community members gathered Wednesday evening at the Mason Global Center for a Post-Election Analysis discussion featuring former Republican Congressman Tom Davis and former Democratic Congressman Martin Frost. The event was hosted by the School of Policy, Government, and…

College Republicans and Democrats go head to head in JC debate

George Mason University’s Student Government held “First of All We Vote 2014” last night in the Johnson Center Atrium. The event, comprised of a debate between the College Republicans and the GMU Democrats, was hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity…