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U.S. Navy visits Mason:Hopes new program will recruit students

by   Posted on April 26th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Sandra Evans, Broadside Correspondent Wouldn’t it be nice to have a generous chunk of your tuition paid off for you even before working, as well as having the guarantee of a job after graduation? The U.S. Navy will be visiting George Mason University today from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in North Plaza. The […]

Sodexo workers claim racism: War of words heats up as battle continues

by   Posted on April 26th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Ethan Vaughan, Asst. News Editor Accusations continue to fly between Service Employees International Union (SEIU) supporters and Mason Dining management, with both sides claiming the use of intimidation by the other and one union organizer alleging racism from Sodexo. “Here, a big part of it is racial discrimination,” SEIU organizer Amaya Henry said Friday. […]

Students play crime scene detective: CSI: George Mason

by   Posted on April 26th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Matthew Harrison, Broadside Correspodent Crime scene investigation, or CSI, teams are well known to the public through hit television shows. In almost every court case involving murder or violence, a CSI team has to come up with accurate evidence to fully prosecute the suspect. Last week, George Mason University students got to play the […]

Student Assaults Police Officer

by   Posted on April 26th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Alyse Knorr, Broadside Correspondent Five Mason students were arrested on charges of being drunk in public last Thursday, one of whom also was charged with resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer. Biology major Phillip Sullivan, 21, was arrested in Parking Lot A on charges of being drunk in public, resisting arrest and assaulting […]

Class helps poor of Fairfax: Mason aids with service and donations

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged

By Genevieve Timpone, Broadside Correspondent Although Forbes Magazine lists Fairfax among the most affluent of America’s counties, there are still many individuals in the area who are homeless. The Lamb Center strives to be a safe haven for those in need. The Lamb Center is a Christian-based homeless shelter in Fairfax, Va. The organization allows […]

Students seesaw against slavery: Work to raise awareness on human trafficking

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged

By Pras Gustanto, Staff Writer A playground activity like seesawing can be more than just a fun way to pass the time — it can also act as a tool to raise awareness. That is what Seesaw Against Slavery did to educate the George Mason University student body about human trafficking. The event, which took […]

Medical symposium comes to campus: Alpha Epsilon Delta hosts event

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged

By Yuri Svjagintsev, Broadside Correspondent Being an undergraduate student is a very eye-opening and difficult time. Why is it difficult? Possibly because, for many students, it means deciding what they want to pursue for the rest of their lives. Some students are clueless to what their future professions will be. This is why organizations like […]

Mason Ecosphere

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged ,

By EAG Member Nya Jackson As Shavon Jordan, a sophomore psychology major, thumbed through her $222 Information Technology 103 book, she felt sick to her stomach knowing it would be thrown away at the end of the semester. “I’m mad I won’t get any money back, but it’s also wasteful because the book is going […]

Mason celebrates 40th anniversary of Earth Day: University goes green

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged

By Pras Gustanto, Staff Writer Earth Day this year will mark a special occasion for both the world and for George Mason University. It will mark the 40th anniversary of the first Earth Day, a day that is designed to inspire knowledge and recognition about the Earth’s environment. Sunday, April 25 will also be Mason’s […]

Communication class helps orphans: Students raise funds for peers

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized  and tagged

By Reuben Jones, Staff Writer Buying textbooks, purchasing school supplies and decorating a school dorm room can all be expensive challenges for cash-strapped college students. But for students without parents, and those who do not have family resources to count on, the challenge can be even harder. This is a problem one class at George […]