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Faces of Mason

Yves Beneche, Alumni You were a part of Delta Chi and Mason Ambassadors – what made you want to join these clubs and what was your favorite thing about them? I joined Delta Chi because upon coming to GMU, I…

Yes, your professors do know you’re on Facebook

By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writers If you’ve ever wondered if your professors realize whether or not you’re on your phone or not reading your assigned reading chapters, the answer is yes they do. They also realize when you don’t show…

Gender in STEM “Moving in the right direction:

How Mason women learn and teach in a male-dominated field By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer  Female Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students have historically been the minority in their respective colleges. Mason faculty say the ratio of male to…

Faces of Mason

  Dr. Kristina M. Olson, Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Compiled by Student Media What motivates you to get up in the morning?         The joy of being a…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor   Student: Melissa Bautista Who’s your biggest inspiration? My biggest inspiration is my mother because she’s one of the hardest working human beings I’ve ever met in my life. My mom was the…

Who Benefits From the High Costs of Textbooks?

THE TRUE PRICE OF PROFESSORS ASSIGNING THEIR OWN WORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The start of the new semester has Mason students spending hundreds of dollars on textbooks, but what if professors are unethically benefitting from assigning their own…

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Interviews by Huong Cao, Staff Writer, Mia Wise, Staff Writer  and Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Staff: Michael Hunter, Access Service Specialist at Fenwick Library What is your position at Fenwick Library? Outside of providing circulation and information services, which is everything…

Faces of Mason

By Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Henry Munoz, student, junior, Communications Major with a concentration in Public Relations Q: What was your major? What’s your biggest goal right now? I’m a Communication major with a concentration in Public Relations and one…

Campus updates

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer NEW STEARNS CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING OPENS IN INNOVATION HALL Innovation Hall of Mason’s Fairfax campus received a major update as of August 29. The fourth floor has been transformed into what is now…

Bullied to death?

Tiffany Lin, Staff Writer An honors student at Scottsdale Community College was allegedly bullied to death in February by two professors.  This is a situation any student could come across on while attending college.  Fourth Estate prompted discussion about professor-student…