Tag: Money

Filmmaker Kimberly Reed talks “Dark Money”

Mason hosts a film screening and Q&A with Kim Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Film and Media Studies department invited Kimberly Reed, the director of “Dark Money,” to an event that featured her film Tuesday, Oct. 30. As…

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College life on a budget

Saving can feel overwhelming, but with these tips, it doesn’t have to be HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Saving money as a college student is easier said than done. Between the countless cups of coffee and the convenience of on-campus…

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…

Where does your tuition go? Mason answers in town hall

(Photo credit: Sarah Kladler/Fourth Estate) Yesterday, Student Government sponsored an event where students learned how their tuition money is spent. J.J. Davis, senior vice president for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, vice president for University Life, hosted the town hall…

#TidalForFew, streaming service fails to impress

Jesse Harman, staff writer The ever-evolving music industry has always struggled to find a balance between the artists and the consumers. Laws, guidelines, royalties and a surplus of legal jargon muddle the rhetoric surrounding the current state of the industry….

University reduces budget cuts; still cutting $9.4 million

Stabilization Fund and a University Stabilization Fund, which would function as preparation for future cuts. JJ Davis, Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, said the state cuts “are really a snapshot of a long-term trend.” Davis and Provost David…

Butts saved

Since July 1991, the University Mall Theatres has operated as a popular, second run, Fairfax community movie theater. “[I like going there because] the employees are nice, the price is cheap, and the popcorn is really good,” Mason student Sean…