Tag: Student Government

Virginia Legislature Goes Blue

Virginia sets the tone for 2020, flipping both chambers of state legislature Democratic BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR For the first time in 26 years, Virginia Democrats gained control of both chambers of the state legislature. All 140 legislative seats…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY: IMANI HOLLOMAN AND IZZ LAMAGDELEINE Student: Isaiah Jordan AS A TRANSFER STUDENT, HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT STUDENT GOVERNMENT? HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED? So, at my last school, I went to Valley Forge Military Academy and College…

Campus Wiped Clean of Alleged Racial Slur

Student Government passes resolution to conduct clean-up of potentially offensive campus chalking BY SAMI GIBBS, STAFF WRITER; JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR  Student Government is responding to students’ discomfort over the word “toads,” which has been…

From Undersecretary to President

How Camden Layton became student body president BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Sitting in a conference room in the back of the Office of Student Involvement, senior Camden Layton, Mason’s student body president, sits at the head of a large…

Individual Actions Can Save the Planet

BY SARA BABCOCK, CONTRIBUTOR In early October, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report stating that we have 12 years until the global temperature of our planet will be 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer. Even a half…

Student Government Roundup

Shakeup in student government leadership BY JALEN REID STAFF WRITER Student Government has undergone many changes over the last month. New legislation has been introduced, and leadership roles have shifted significantly. Davide Genoese-Zerbi, speaker of the senate, has resigned, as…

Student Government Roundup

BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER In the span of two Student Government (SG) meetings, legislation has been passed to allocate funds for a variety of events set to take place in upcoming months. During executive reports, the president and vice…

Why We Should Care About Student Government

BY CHRIS KERNAN-SCHMIDT Whether you are a freshman or senior, are a commuter or on-campus resident, or have too much school spirit or none at all, Student Government works for you. Student Government is composed of three main parts: the…