Tag: Student Government

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The rise of student health care

Student Health Advisory Board looks to help at Mason BY RYAN COONEY, STAFF WRITER   The Student Health Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 24, following a two-year process that involved Mason students, faculty and administrators. Dedicated to…

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Student Government update

Key Legislation, Discussion and Debates BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER Student government met Feb. 2 for its weekly meeting in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day included discussion on Resolution 29, which sought to establish a…

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Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER The student government met for its weekly meeting Nov. 10 in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day would include the passing of Resolution 14, in support of open source textbooks; Resolution…

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Student Government update

BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER On Oct. 20, Mason’s Student Senate met for its weekly meeting in Merten Hall Room 1201. Key legislation of the day included the support and funding of Lunch with a Dean, the approval…

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Student Government votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Yesterday, Student Senate passed legislation that formally asks the university to no longer recognize Columbus Day and, instead, start celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Resolution 13, called “A Resolution to Urge the University to Reconstitute Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” passed by…

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Student Government plans to keep students involved

Taylor Wichtendahl, Staff Writer Fourth Estate caught up with Student Body President Khushboo Bhatia and Vice President Ali Zaidi to find out what’s coming up next for Student Government (SG) at Mason this semester. Last month, the organization started things…

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Interview with the Candidates: Jenkins & Egolum

As part of our “Interview the Candidates” series, Fourth Estate will be interviewing all four candidates for Student Government President and Vice President. Chandler Jenkins and Obum Egolum are running for Student Body President and Vice President for the 2015-16 school…

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Interview with the Candidates: Kleine & Wilson

Due to technical issues, part of the interview with Pete Kleine and Jordan Wilson was cut short. The remainder of the interview is transcribed below. Pete Kleine and Jordan Wilson are running for Student Body President and Vice-President for the…