Tag: News

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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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Part-time jobs on campus

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES WORKING ON CAMPUS Serve and Protect By Jordan Burkhardt, Contributor   Reprinted from Freshman Focus Magazine, 2017. Serving as a cadet during my freshman year definitely changed my perspective and made me realize I want…

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Check out what’s new with Mason food

Details on the finished JC renovations and other food around campus By Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Last semester, we reported on renovations starting in the Johnson Center. After Spring break, students saw one side of the JC food court walled off for…

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Campus Briefs

By Michael Eberhart, Staff writer Three new members join the Mason Board of Visitors The George Mason Board of Visitors added three new members over the summer: Horace Blackman graduated from Mason in 1993 before receiving his MBA from the…

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Be a hero blood drive

GeorgeSquared program teams up with American Red Cross for blood drive BY RACHEL MARKFELDER, STAFF WRITER   GeorgeSquared partnered with the American Red Cross to host the first annual Be a Hero Blood Drive in the Hub Student Center April…

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Protesters turn out for Tax March

Tax March marchers called for Donald Trump to release tax returns. BY ALEX SHEDD   On April 15, known as “tax day” because the deadline to file federal taxes typically falls on that day, tens of thousands of protesters turned…

Campus events: April 24-30

George Mason University campus events for Monday, April 24 — Sunday, April 30   Monday, April 24: none Tuesday, April 25: Palestinian-Israeli Roundtable, Johnson Center Meeting Room F, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26: It’s On Us event with Joe…

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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Other changes coming to Mason Dining

Changes to Southside, the Johnson Center and meal plans BY KEIRSTEN ROBINSON, STAFF WRITER   At the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester, several changes occurred in the dining halls and at different food-related locations around campus. These dining and…

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The life and legacy of Yama Quraishi

Grad student dies in terrorist attack in Afghanistan BY ERIK TRUONG, STAFF WRITER Mason faced a somber day Jan. 10 when Mason graduate student Yama Quraishi was killed in a terrorist attack while in Afghanistan. Working for the Afghanistan Embassy…