Category: News

REV UP FOR VOTING

The new voting campaign is dedicated to making sure every student can have access to voting. BY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, CULTURE EDITOR  A new voting campaign on campus partnered with REV UP Virginia is centered around students with disabilities ensuring they…

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES ROOM SCANS ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL

Room scanning services like Respondus Monitor may no longer be required during remotely proctored exams. BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER U.S. District Judge J. Philip Calabrese ruled in favor of a Cleveland State University student on Aug. 26, finding room…

SENATOR TIM KAINE VISITS MASON SQUARE

The Virginia Senator was the special guest for a Master of Public Policy Information Session and Bistro. BY BRAD BYRNE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF; CONTRIBUTED BY TAYLOR RAMIREZ, OPINION EDITOR The Schar School of Policy and Government hosted Sen. Tim Kaine as its…

STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT LOOK AHEAD TO THE YEAR

Mason’s Student Body President Sophia Nguyen and Vice President Celine Apenteng speak on their summer, their outreach plan to students and how they plan to represent the student body. BY BRAD BYRNE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Editor’s Note: This interview was edited for…

STUDENTS REACT TO OVERTURNING OF ROE V. WADE

STUDENTS REACT TO SUPREME COURT DECISION BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER Americans stopped everywhere on June 24 when the Supreme Court made the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The court case had legalized abortion in America for the past 49…

TWO ARRESTED AT PANERA FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Mason Weekly Crime Update BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 25 — Monroe Hall Sexual Assault / Rape. Complainant (GMU) reported being sexually assaulted by a known Subject (Non-GMU) on April 3, 2022. (39/Honeycutt) Case 22-003372   — Pending…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

Top news from April 18 to April 22 BY AMBER LUCAS, NEWS ASSISTANT Monday, April 18 Ukraine is refusing Russia’s demands for surrender in Mariupol, holding out against the Russian forces since March 1st. Mass shootings are becoming more prominent…

DEPP V. HEARD CASE COMES TO FAIRFAX

The high profile case will be done at Fairfax County Circuit Court BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR AND ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER In May 2020, famous “Pirates of The Caribbean” actor Johnny Depp was dropped from Disney due to allegations…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

TOP NEWS FROM APRIL 11 to APRIL 15 BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 11 Jared Kushner secured a $2 billion investment from a fund led by the Saudi crown prince. President Emmanuel Macron and hard-right leader Marine Le…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

TOP NEWS FROM APRIL 11 to APRIL 15 BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 11 Jared Kushner secured a $2 billion investment from a fund led by the Saudi crown prince. President Emmanuel Macron and hard-right leader Marine Le…