Tag: Title IX

Mason Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

Angela Nastase gives an in-depth look into Title IX office  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR In June, an email was sent to university students announcing Angela Nastase’s hire as Mason’s new Title IX Coordinator.  “She brings extensive experience and is…

New Title IX Coordinator, Who This?

BY NUHA ANWAR, STAFF WRITER Early this March, Jennifer Hammat, Mason’s Title IX coordinator at the time, announced her forthcoming resignation in the wake of numerous reports of sexual assault and harassment experienced by students on campus. This resignation hastened Mason’s search…

Kavanaugh’s Hiring is a Part of a Bigger Issue at Mason

BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Since the news broke that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh will come to Mason as a distinguished visiting professor with a three-year contract, the pushback from the community at large has been overwhelming to say the…

Mason Holds Sexual Assault Town Hall

Q&A Addresses Kavanaugh, Pober, Title IX and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE COPY CHIEF On Tuesday, April 16, Mason for Survivors hosted a town hall to address student’s concerns with sexual assault issues, in conjunction with Student Government and other offices on…

Who Are Mason for Survivors?

A conversation with Mason’s newest student-activist organization BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR A group of Mason students congregated in front of the Mason statue Thursday, April 4. Journalists and camerapeople surrounded them, reporting on the the scene. Teal tape covered…

Mason’s Student Senate Signs New Resolution

Resolution passed in effort to support sexual assault survivors at Mason BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR On Thursday, March 28, Mason’s Student Government passed the Resolution to Support a Better, Safer Mason (Res. 49). Res. 49, introduced by Elijah Nichols,…

Mason Searching for New Title Ix Coordinator

Jennifer Hammat to leave Mason BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR Jennifer Hammat, Mason’s current Title IX coordinator, was recently announced as the new dean of students at the University of Southern Indiana (USI). Her resignation comes in the wake of…

New Title IX Rule Emphasizes Importance of Due Process

DeVos proposes rule allowing cross-examination of students involved in Title IX investigations BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Since September 2017, the U.S. Department of Education has made some significant changes in Title IX policies at schools. Betsy DeVos, the Secretary of…