Tag: Mason Student Government

Mason’s Student Senate Signs New Resolution

Resolution passed in effort to support sexual assault survivors at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR On Thursday, March 28, Mason’s Student Government passed the Resolution to Support a Better, Safer Mason (Res. 49). Res. 49, introduced by Elijah Nichols,…

Layton/McLaughlin ticket secures victory

Progress with purpose proceeds to prosperity BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Camden Layton and Adia McLaughlin are to be Mason’s student body president and vice president for the 2019-2020 academic year. “Adia and I are extremely grateful and humbled…

Mason Student Gets Drunk, Actually Beats Robot

“It just wanted to have a beep-boop day” BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY GOD In a manner that showed how professional, incredible and amazing Mason students are, Tuesday, March 28, a student was found in a state of intoxication close to…

Student Government Needs to Get Its Priorities Straight

JACE WHITE, MASTER OF THE BUCKHOUNDS Anyone who pays attention to Mason’s Student Government will know that the organization has had quite an embarrassing year. Though some members have tried to keep the body focused on its original mission, too…

Student Government Presidential Campaigns Heat Up

Candidates prepare for the vote, or lack thereof BY ALEXANDER SHEDD, EDITOR IN CHIEF As Student Government President Bekah Pettine and Vice President Erik Truong prepare to graduate, one new campaign is running to succeed them, while one campaign is…

Six Student Senators Resign In Two Days

Five of six chair positions are left vacant following resignations BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR AND JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER In the span of a week’s time, six student senators have resigned from their positions within Student Government. Among the…

Potential Senators Prepare for Election

Students describe their campaign platforms and why they are running for student government BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Dawson Weinhold, Junior Major: Public Administration, Minor: Economics Why did you decide to run for Senate? I decided to run because I’ve always…

Vote For Nobody

BY MICAH MUDLAFF, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE “ABSTAIN FROM VOTING” CAMPAIGN This campaign is a referendum on Student Government. We’re asking you to select “Abstain from Voting” on your ballot for student body president. Micah Mudlaff, Representative of the “Abstain from…

Take the Step: Join Student Government

BY ERIK TRUONG, STUDENT-BODY VICE PRESIDENT The 2018-19 school year has been transformative for Mason’s Student Government. Since last April, we’ve had to rebuild our organization and reputation from the ground up. We’ve had to do damage control, answer late night…

Student Government Should Remain Non-Political

BY DAWSON WEINHOLD When many people think about government, their mind immediately goes to partisan politics. Often, people are turned away from participating in government altogether because of partisan politics. Most people aren’t ideologues. They have no reason to engage…