Tag: virginia freedom of information act

“Historic” Case Heard By The Supreme Court Of Virginia

GMU Foundation gift disclosure case argued in Richmond BY DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF; JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Transparent GMU and Augustus Thompson’s case against Mason and the George Mason University Foundation (GMU Foundation) was brought…

Mason Committee Reviews Gift Agreements

“All gift agreements are subject under FOIA,” says Mason task force BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Gift Acceptance Committee presented the new gift acceptance policy to Mason’s faculty senate on Wednesday, April 24. The new policy rules that any…

Mason Donor Transparency Case Comes Before Writ Panel

Transparent GMU takes their case to the capital BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER Members of student group Transparent GMU went Tuesday, Feb. 12 to Richmond to have their case against the GMU Foundation and Mason considered by a writ panel of…

A One-On-One with Transparent GMU

Student organization continues to fight Koch influence during the 2018-2019 school year BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER With the start of a new school year comes the revving up of Transparent GMU. The student organization is dedicated to understanding and addressing…

Mason’s Mercatus Center Uses Private Email Server

Journalists attempt to use FOIA to uncover Mercatus emails on private servers BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER According to recent reports from The Intercept, the Mercatus Center, Mason’s policy think tank, uses a private email server inaccessible to Mason personnel….

Transparent GMU: What You Need to Know

STUDENT ORGANIZATION MOVES FORWARD WITH LAWSUIT AGAINST SCHOOL By Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor  Transparent GMU, a student organization that “aims to shed light on the on the potential undue influence of GMU donors,” is moving forward with a lawsuit…