Author Archives: Laura Scudder

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  Tuesday, March 17 — George Mason Blvd Drug Law Violations / Driving Under the Influence: Two juvenile Subjects (Non-GMU) were given verbal warnings for possessing a small amount of illegal drugs. A third juvenile Subject (Non-GMU) was given a…

Last Week in the News

Monday, March 16  Kentucky Derby postponed until September.  Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine postpones in-person voting in state’s primary until June.  President Trump says gatherings should be limited to 10 people.  Tuesday, March 17  White House shows support for proposed plan…

Mason Welcomes New President

Mason community meets university’s eighth president, Gregory Washington BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR After being announced as the university’s eighth president on Monday, Gregory Washington came to the Center for the Arts for a welcome event on Thursday, Feb. 27,…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Monday, Feb. 24 — Fairfax Campus  Stalking: Mandatory reporter notified GMU PD that a Complainant (GMU) disclosed receiving unwanted contact from a known Subject on multiple occasions. Due to confidentiality of reporting, limited information is available regarding this incident. Case…

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,…

Fundraising, Budgets and Tuition: BOV Brief

Updates on the recent BOV meeting BY ALLISON SCANLAN, STAFF WRITER The Board of Visitors (BOV) met in Merten Hall to discuss relevant policy changes and updates on Thursday, Feb. 27, announcing that Mason is now required to provide undergraduate…

Last Week in the News

  Monday, Feb. 24  Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape in New York trial.  “Hidden Figures” inspiration and NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies. Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate, Democrat or Republican, to win the popular vote in all…

Panel Explores International Ramifications of Coronavirus

Center for Security Policy Studies opens a discussion of coronavirus issues BY HEA SU LEE, STAFF WRITER On Feb. 21, the Center for Security Policy Studies (CSPS) hosted a speaker series on Mason’s Arlington campus with a panel of experts…

Last Week in the News

Monday, Feb. 17 Boy Scouts of America files for bankruptcy, allowing organization to operate as it handles sexual abuse allegations. Apple says it won’t meet its quarterly revenue goals because of coronavirus’s impact on production and demand.  Peace talks between…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Washington Lot  Destruction / Vandalism: Complainant (GMU) reported vandalism to a vehicle (keyed). (30/Tallon)  Case 2020-002068 — Referred to Title IX   Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Robinson Hall-B (Men’s Restroom near rm 364) Destruction / Vandalism:…