Category: News

MASON HONORS THOSE LOST ON TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

Students gather to mourn and call for action to protect trans youth. BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER Mason students and community members gathered at Horizon Hall on Friday to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). TDOR is held annually on…

ALEXANDRIA ‘WEREWOLF KILLER’ IS MASON STUDENT

  Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story noted that John Hollis confirmed Bhasin was a Mason student. He confirmed that the information on People Finder was up-to-date and that is it updated weekly. The overwhelming response since publishing…

VISITING PROTEST GROUPS HARASS AND THREATEN STUDENTS

  Accounts of harassment, violence and antisemitism from the student body. BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Fairfax Campus is home to one of the most diverse campuses in Virginia. As part of Mason’s legal requirements, they have a designated…

425 STUDENTS VOTE AT MERTEN HALL ON ELECTION DAY

Mason voter turnout increased with access to same-day voter registration. BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER On Nov. 8, a total of 425 students voted at Merten Hall during the midterm elections, in which U.S Representative Gerald Connolly of the Democratic…

STUDENT GOVERNMENT HOSTS TUITION TOWN HALL

Students had the opportunity to ask the administration about tuition changes and find out where their money is going. BY TAYLOR RAMIREZ, OPINION EDITOR Tuition increasing? Scholarships? Mason underfunded? On Friday, Nov. 4, Student Government hosted a tuition town hall…

CONNOLLY TALKS MIDTERMS AND HOPES FOR THE FUTURE

Rep. Gerry Connolly Visits Mason, meets with Democracy Lab students. BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) visited Eisenhower Hall on Nov. 4 and met with students from Mason’s Democracy Lab for a conversation on the importance of…

STUDENT GOVERNMENT HAS EVENTFUL MEETING

Student Government voted on five pieces of legislation. BY BRAD BYRNE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Nov. 3, the Student Senate met to vote on five pieces of legislation: Resolution #34: A Solution to Support the Iranian Community at George Mason University Passed…

MASON CELEBRATES INAUGURATION OF FRESHMAN SENATORS

A conversation with freshman Senator Bas Rawat. BY NOAH REED, STAFF WRITER This semester, Mason inaugurated ten new Freshman Senators, alongside twelve open Senate positions. To learn more about what the student body can expect from this new class of…

HISTORIC CIVIL WAR SITE DEDICATED ON FAIRFAX CAMPUS

Mason celebrated the completed restoration of the historic Civil War redoubt site on the Fairfax campus. BY VIVIANA SMITH, STAFF WRITER After a couple of years of working to preserve the integrity of the historic site, Mason commemorated the Civil…

FORMER U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL VISITS MASON

Gonzales discussed his career and gave advice to students. BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER  Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales visited Mason’s Antonin Scalia Law School for a conversation with students and Professor Craig Lerner this past week.  The event was…