Tag: politics

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After Charlottesville, Warnings of Alt-Right on Campuses

WHY ARE HATE GROUPS TARGETING COLLEGES AND STUDENTS AND WHAT IS IN STORE FOR THE FUTURE? By Michael Eberhart, News Editor In the wake of last month’s violent “Unite the Right” rally at the University of Virginia (UVA), organizations including…

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DeVos Announces Changes to Campus Sexual Assault Policy

SECRETARY DEVOS GIVES MAJOR TITLE IX SPEECH AT MASON’S ANTONIN SCALIA LAW SCHOOL By Gemma Carretta and Henry Clay, Staff Writers Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced major changes to campus sexual assault policy while speaking at Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law…

Perriello Discusses DeVos’s Education Agenda with Students

By Alexander Shedd, Staff Writer Tom Perriello, former 2017 Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia and current CEO of WinVirginia, a political action group directed towards supporting Democratic candidates for the House of Delegates in Virginia, held a conference call…

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Fighting for the Unknown Family

A week after Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States, he passed an executive order that revoked the visas of 60,000 people and barred all persons from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia from entering…

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Gov. McAuliffe meets with student journalists

At luncheon, McAuliffe speaks on immigration ban, education BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR On Feb. 1, Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) welcomed a select few Virginia college reporters into the Executive Mansion. Over an intimate three-course luncheon, Gov. McAuliffe expressed his…

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Students protest Trump

We asked several students why they joined the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees BY SARAH BASSIL, STAFF WRITER Why did you decide to join the protest against Trump’s executive order banning immigrants and refugees from certain…

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FIRST PERSON: Women’s March on Washington

BY LOTTYE LOCKHART | Office of Student Media As a child, my mother was brought to a picket line. There, the people that she had grown up around marched for her right to attend an integrated school in New York…

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Mason partners with the Washington Post

The Schar school and the Post collaborate on political polls in Virginia BY DONNA IMADI, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Schar School of Policy and Government has forged a strategic partnership with the Washington Post. The partnership was established to, “conduct a…

Letter to the Editor

During the third Clinton-Trump presidential debate, Trump stated “[Clinton]’s taking in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees, who probably in many cases—not probably, who are definitely in many cases, ISIS-aligned, and we now have them in our country.” Trump is…