Tag: Student Government

Student Government Elections to Take Place Online

Mason students to vote for new student body president and vice president, senators BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR Mason students can vote for a new student body president and vice president, along with student senators, from Monday, March 30, to…

Sexual Assault Allegations Arise in Student Government Meeting

Student government member levels allegation at Thursday meeting BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR; ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Sexual assault allegations were leveled at a public student senate meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27, against Cedric Price,…

Student Government Update

Student government members explain current initiatives and future plans BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR It’s all hustle and bustle in Suite 2300 of the Hub as student government preps for future initiatives and the upcoming elections.  Campaigns for student…

Why Mason Lobbies is Important

BY: DAWSON WEINHOLD, STAFF WRITER We are constantly told that voting is our civic duty. Each year, as election day comes near, an army of political volunteers descends upon campus to register students to vote. This is the part of…

Southside Made 24-Hour Dining Hall

Southside replaces Ike’s as 24-hour dining hall on campus  BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER As Mason students come back from winter break, the spring 2020 semester brings about new changes to the university. This semester a new initiative goes into…

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…