Tag: Office of Diversity Inclusion and Multicultural Education

George Mason Doesn’t Do Enough for its Jewish Students

BY MCKENNA BATES, CONTRIBUTOR Over the course of my three years at Mason, I have been involved with advocating for Jewish students on campus. Whether that be through fighting for Hebrew classes to be taught, working to pass resolutions in Student…

A Closet for Everyone

The ODIME + LGBTQ Resources Office opens a transgender closet BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The importance of inclusivity in every space and aspect of life is often overlooked or taken for granted. The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural…

Mason Celebrates Black Excellence

The fourth annual Black Excellence Gala celebrated the talents and achievements of Mason’s Black community BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR On Friday, Feb. 22, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) + LGBTQ Resources hosted the fourth annual…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY MONICA ECHOLS AND IMANI HOLLOMAN Student: Alexandra Kostovski What are you studying at Mason? I am currently studying Global Affairs, with a concentration in Inequality and Responses. Growing up in D.C., I saw the real world from a…

Mason Honors MLK Multigenerational Activist Event

Three prominent female activists visit Mason to honor Martin Luther King Jr. BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and actions in his life have inspired activism and advocacy across the U.S. since the Civil Rights Movement…

February Kicks Off with a (Silent) Bang

Students celebrate Black/African Heritage Month with a silent party BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR To kick off the beginning of Black/African Heritage Month, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) and LGBTQ Resources hosted the Stay Woke Silent…

Renowned Journalist Speaks at Mason

Vargas discusses immigration, his new book and more BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Emmy-nominated filmmaker, made an appearance at Mason on Saturday, Oct. 20. Vargas visited Mason to discuss his new book, “Dear…

Resources for Mason’s LGBTQ+ Community

Learn more about Mason’s Safe Zone and other resources available to students BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER Actress and trans rights activist Laverne Cox once said, “I’ve never been interested in being invisible and erased.” However, incidents of invisibility, erasure…

Mason Celebrates Indigenous People’s Day

A Tribute to the Original Inhabitants of America BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER With students from nearly 130 countries, it is safe to say that Mason has a diverse campus. Learning about different cultures is something all Mason Patriots enjoy…

Consent Carnival Packs Wilkins Plaza

Find out how students are incorporating consent with carnival games… BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK In collaboration with Women & Gender Studies,  the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Resources and Student Government,…