Tag: safety

Title IX Policy at Mason

The statistics for sexual and gender-based harassment By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer  Since the beginning of April there have been two reports of sexual assault and four reports of stalking according to the Daily Crime and Fire Log published by…

How Mason Police respond to active threats

Mason’s police department and Special Response Team lay out their active threat strategy By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As public shootings capture the attention of the nation, Mason’s responders are working hard to make sure that our campus and community…

Medical Amnesty program offers second chances

THE OFFICE OF STUDENT CONDUCT OFFERS HELP IN EMERGENCIES By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer The medical amnesty program offered at Mason through the Office of Student Conduct is designed to ensure that all students can receive medical care if they…

Mason Appoints New Chief of Police

CHIEF CARL ROWAN JR. ANSWERS CONCERNING QUESTIONS ON CAMPUS CRIME AND SAFETY By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer  Mason recently appointed Carl Rowan Jr. as the new Chief of Police and head of public safety. “Law enforcement has been something that…

OPINION: Improving Safety in Mason Rec

By: Chris Kernan-Schmidt, contributor Mason Recreation seems to have some sort of  aversion to proper safety standards when it comes to diabetic athletes. The issue lies in their inability, or rather their unwillingness, to provide proper and relevant life-saving information…

Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

The red zone

Mason’s SSAC office looks to help affected students and prevent the spike of sexual assault BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER The red zone is the name researchers give to the first six weeks of a semester, when sexual assault incidents…

Safety video prepares students for worst-case scenario

This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason recently released a video created by the Center for Personal Protection and Safety (CPPS) that educates students about safety during an active shooter situation. David Farris,…

Three students found with potential bomb materials

(Photo credit: Sarah Kladler/Fourth Estate) Three Mason students were arrested last week after “bomb making materials” were found in a dorm room in Jefferson Hall. The arrests occurred last Wednesday, but it was not until this past Monday that the…