Tag: News

Global Center grand ballroom adjusts pricing

Student organizations have recently found difficulty in booking events in the Mason’s Global Center Grand Ballroom due to pricing changes as the ballroom transitions from a hotel to a university space. Mason’s Office of Events Management manages the use of the Global Grand Ballroom through 25Live, Mason’s online…

Mason students participate in largest climate march in history

Several George Mason University students took part in the People’s Climate March, the largest climate change protest in history. Over 400,000 people gathered together in New York City  to incite significant action from world leaders attending a United Nations climate summit…

Native American students express frustration at Redskins name

Controversy surrounding the Redskins team name has sparked heated discussion on campus. In her visit to the Fall for the Book festival, Native American author and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discussed the controversial Redskins name and mascot. According to Dunbar-Ortiz,…

Mason Parking Tackles Campus Traffic, Parking

The Mason 2014 Transportation Master Plan includes significant changes to parking in order to accommodate the growing student population. According to Josh Cantor, the director of Parking and Transportation, the on-campus residence population has more than doubled since 2005. “The…

Partnership offers more opportunities for undocumented students

Mason  has partnered with TheDream.US, a private scholarship fund that helps undocumented students across the United States attend college. Announced on Aug. 28, the partnership will allow first-time students and community college graduates entering Mason to apply for scholarships of…

Housing announces changes to “The Ridge” study space

One of George Mason University’s study spots, The Ridge, recently reopened its doors to students for the semester and announced some major changes to the space’s purposes. According to the Housing and Residence Life website, the Ridge will no longer…

New technology connects college classrooms across Virginia

Mason is one of four universities that can now broadcast courses to other campuses with high-definition TelePresence screens that were installed in classrooms two years ago. 4-VA, a state-funded program that promotes collaboration and partnerships between member universities, started shared…