Author Archives: Laura Scudder

Last Week in the News

Monday, Jan. 27 In 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court allows Trump’s plan to deny green cards to those in need of government aid.  It has been 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Holocaust victims are honored with Holocaust Remembrance…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Jan. 28 — Commonwealth Hall  Sexual Assault / Rape: Mandatory reporter notified GMU PD that a Complainant (GMU) disclosed being sexually assaulted on campus by a known Subject (GMU). Due to confidentiality of reporting, limited information is available regarding…

Core Campus Project Continues Into Spring Semester

Progress made on new academic building and surrounding areas over winter break BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR As students return to Mason after winter break, construction on and around the Core Campus Project continues.  Program Director of Facilities Cathy Wolfe-Pinskey…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  Monday, Jan. 20 — Rappahannock CUE Bus Stop  Drunkenness: Subject (GMU) was arrested and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center for being highly intoxicated in public.  Case 2020-000731 — Cleared By Arrest   Wednesday, Jan. 22 — Townhome…

Last Week in the News

Monday, Jan. 20  Thousands of gun rights supporters arrived in Richmond, Va. for a rally to oppose gun-control proposals.  Leading Democratic candidates marched in Columbia, S.C. to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Following a recent earthquake in Puerto…

Mason’s Pep Band Plays at Game 5 of World Series

Green Machine performed for three hours before Nationals faced Astros BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Mason’s pep band, Green Machine, played at Game 5 of the World Series in D.C. on Sunday, Oct. 27. The Nationals hosted the Houston Astros…

Hidden Hangouts: Sweet Berry

Find endless combinations at this sweet shop BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Crepes, frozen yogurt, waffles, gelato — are we in heaven? Nope, we’re in Sweet Berry. Found on Main Street in the Pickett Shopping Center, right by Trader Joe’s,…

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…

More Money, Less Problems

Scholarships are an effective way to help pay for college  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR  Ah, how does one pay for school, you ask? Is it through grit, determination and struggle? Yes.  However, the real answer is money.  Whether you…