Tag: government

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Mason Elects New Student Senators

INCOMING FRESHMEN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS FILL SEATS IN 2017-2018 STUDENT GOVERNMENT  By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Mason’s student government recently held semi-annual elections, with ten new members from the incoming freshmen class voted in to the student senate. The election…

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Mason celebrates Government Week events on campus

CIA, FBI, AND LOCAL AGENCIES CAME TO EDUCATE AND RECRUIT MASON STUDENTS By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer Students participated in events for Government Week from Monday, Sept. 18 to Friday, Sept. 22. The series of campus events were an opportunity for…

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DeVos Announces Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policy

SECRETARY DEVOS GIVES MAJOR TITLE IX SPEECH AT MASON’S ANTONIN SCALIA LAW SCHOOL By Gemma Carretta and Henry Clay, Staff Writers Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced major changes to campus sexual assault policy while speaking at Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law…

Perriello Discusses DeVos’s Education Agenda with Students

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Tom Perriello, former 2017 Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia and current CEO of WinVirginia, a political action group directed towards supporting Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates in Virginia, held a conference call…

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Patriot Day: From 2001 to 2017

PATRIOT DAY: FROM 2001 TO 2017 By Erik Truong Today marks the sixteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Since the attacks, the White House has held similar schedules for the 9/11 anniversary plans with very limited variations. It…

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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…

Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

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Warner aims to tackle student debt crisis

Sen. Mark Warner introduces legislation for students struggling with debt BY LAURYN CANTRELL   Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) has introduced two bills to assist college students and college graduates in response to the rising cost of attending college.   In…

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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Mason Pride Alliance rally

Students hold rally in wake of anti-LGBTQ Virginia bill BY MIA WISE, ASSISTANT CAMPUS EDITOR   The Mason Pride Alliance, along with Transgender Queer Mason and Arrows and Aces, organized a rally Feb. 7. These organizations, which are communities for…