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Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take…

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Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take Back…

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Week of Action against Sexual Violence

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer In accordance with the White House’s “It’s On Us” National Take Action Week campaign, Student Government this week is hosting Patriots In Action: Week of Action. Monday, March 28, marked the beginning of Mason’s Week of Action…

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On-campus assaults lead to “It’s on Us” reminder

(Photo credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) After Interim Police Chief Thomas Longo sent out an email to the Mason Community Feb. 8 regarding two recent sexual assaults, Student Body President Khushboo Bhatia reminded the community of the It’s on Us campaign. It’s on…

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Reflection on Take Back the Night

Asher Ackman and Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writers The evening of October 6, Mason students could hear chants coming from a gathering at North Plaza. The leader of the crowds would shout “Take back!” to which the crowd would respond, “the night!”…

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Event sparks continued conversation on assault at Mason

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Sexual assault can happen anywhere and anytime, especially on a college campus. It is defined as any physical action or behavior that is not consented. Tuesday, Sept. 22, students and faculty at Mason came together in…

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Recovery Month inspires hope, sparks conversation

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mason is celebrating National Recovery Month this September. In its 26th year, Recovery Month is a national observance created by the federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to educate Americans on the importance…

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The health issues behind Love Your Body Week

Students living a college lifestyle filled with stress, pressure and even home-sickness are at a high risk of developing unhealthy habits. These habits can negatively affect both physical and mental health. Mason’s LOVE Your Body Task Force is helping to…

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Get Your Heart On

This story was originally published in the Feb. 09 issue of Fourth Estate. Allison Lundy, staff writer The Mason community is teaching students about healthy relationships and self-respect. The Get Your Heart On event hosted by Wellness, Alcohol and Violence…