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OPINION: The Difficulty of Parking at Mason

SHOULD MASON PLACE A LIMIT ON NORTHERN VA STUDENT ADMISSION? By Paresha Khan, Staff Writer As a commuter, driving to Mason daily has been the ultimate struggle. After commuting for 45 minutes to an hour, circling around Lot K for…

Speeding on campus

By Sarah Heaton, Contributor Car accidents are the number one leading cause of death among college students, according to a 2013 study by the The National Center for Biotechnology Information. The deafening part of this statistic is that most of…

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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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Parking and Petitions

Students create petition to halt parking prices, Parking Services explains high prices BY NATALIA KOLENKO, CAMPUS NEWS EDITOR   Two students recently released a petition to halt the rise of parking pass prices, one of at least four parking price…

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On-campus living numbers continue to rise at Mason

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) Even though more students choose off-campus living, the residential population is growing each year by Issmar Ventura For the 2015-2016 school year, Mason saw an increase of approximately 250 students living on campus, in comparison to…

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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…

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The madness behind parking: why pass prices have risen in 2014

The prices of parking passes have increased this year, with general lot passes going from $335  to $350 for off-campus students while on-campus students now pay $395. “I [think it’s] ridiculous, but you kind of expect these things to rise in cost,”…