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Safe Return to Campus Plan is Initiated at Mason

President Gregory Washington initiates the Safe Return to Campus plan for all residential students and faculty on campus BY: SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER  As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Fairfax County, President Gregory Washington has taken several initiatives…

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…

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…

Last Week in the News

Monday  “Parasite” makes Oscars history as the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture.  Part of President Trump’s border wall will be constructed through Native American burial sites.  Trump’s new budget would cut $4.4 trillion in spending, boosting defense and…

Last Week in the News

Monday, Feb. 3 Kansas City Chiefs celebrate first Super Bowl win in 50 years. Rush Limbaugh announces he has advanced lung cancer.  Iowa caucuses results delayed due to voting app failure.  Tuesday, Feb. 4 Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivers his…

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…

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…

Brett Kavanaugh Hired as Professor at Antonin Scalia Law School

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to become a visiting professor at Mason’s law school BY LAUREN SULLIVAN, INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR AND DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR According to an anonymous source within Mason’s Office of the Provost, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh…

Mixing Politics With Comedy

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER At some point in 2015, a younger and more impressionable me watched a video produced by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver called “Ayn Rand: How is this still a thing?” In under four minutes,…