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Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…

The 11th Annual Veterans’ Powwow at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

NAIA AND ODIME HONOR INDIGENOUS CULTURE IN NOVEMBER By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated every November to honor indigenous people and their contributions, culture, legacy and success. Mason students from the Native American and Indigenous…

In fall of 2014, 33 percent of Mason undergraduates were first generation, according to the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting. (Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate)

Mason looks to assist first generation population

For every three students that attend Mason, one of them is a first generation student. According to the Office of Institutional Research and Reporting, the percentage of Mason undergraduates who were first generation had reached 33% for the 2014-2015 school…

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Award winners honored for social activism

This story was originally published in the Feb. 2 issue of Fourth Estate Below are excerpts of interviews with the recipients of the Spirit of King Award, which honors those who have made contributions to developing a multicultural campus community….