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Founders Hall coming soon: New building on Arlington campus to open in January

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Sean Joyce, The Stylus Correspondent A giant, shiny building has appeared in the middle of George Mason’s Arlington campus. And you may be wondering, will you ever actually step foot in this state-of-the-art facility? If you are taking classes in the spring of 2011 or after, the answer is yes. The seven-story building, known […]

Muslimat Al-Nissa: MSA collects supplies for Muslim women’s shelter

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Shafi Khan, Broadside Correspondent The Muslimat Al-Nisaa, a shelter for abused and battered Muslim women is currently located in Baltimore, Md. The shelter for safety reasons does not give out its address, vetted guests are asked to meet at an address a few blocks away and then follow a car to the house that […]

Mason’s 14-year-old: Youngest high school grad in the nation successfully juggles class and extracurriculars

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Emily Sharrer, Editor-in-Chief For most 14-year-old girls, finishing the eighth grade and finding a boyfriend are top priorities. Even notions of a high school prom and getting into college are still distant dreams. But George Mason University freshman Paige Epler, the youngest high school graduate in the nation, is not most 14-year-old girls. In […]

Campus Under Construction: Development projects to continue into fall semester

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Ethan Vaughan, Asst. News Editor George Mason University spent $240 million on construction projects during the 2009-2010 school year, and it will continue to build into the foreseeable future, with a score of ongoing efforts reaching completion this summer. Of the 22 items currently underway, 12 of them major construction projects, eight will make […]

Come fly with me: New Aviation Club lets prospective pilots take the controls during ‘Flight Day’ at Warrenton Airport

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Emily Sharrer, Editor-in-Chief It’s been nearly three years since Rick Davis, associate provost for undergraduate education first hatched the idea of a flying club at George Mason University, close to a year since student James Buttery began rallying support and gathering paperwork to make it a reality, and a little over a month since […]

Student hit by car moved to rehabilitation center: Michelle Dawson undergoing speech and brain therapy

by   Posted on May 3rd, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Emily Sharrer, Editor-in-Chief The road to recovery for Michelle Dawson, the student who was hit by a car while in a crosswalk on Patriot Circle on March 29, is going to be a long one say family of the junior marketing major. Dawson, who was recently moved from INOVA Fairfax to a local rehabilitation […]

The battle continues: More than 100 Sodexo employees go on strike, management says workers claims are unfounded

by   Posted on April 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Kevin Loker, C2M Executive Editor With support from the Service Employees International Union, over 70 food service workers, claiming dissatisfaction with wages, working conditions and treatment from management, marched through George Mason University’s North Plaza Thursday, continuing a recent push to unionize. Beginning at 6 a.m., the on-campus Sodexo workers went on strike, as […]

Forensics places fourth: Speech team excels at American Forensic Association National Tournament

by   Posted on April 12th, 2010 in Uncategorized

By Evan Benton, Staff Writer Last Sunday the George Mason University Forensics team came in fourth place out of over 100 collegiate teams nationwide at the National Forensics Tournament in Eau Claire, W.I., and managed to make a little history along the way. Illinois State University placed third above Mason, with perennial antagonist Western Kentucky […]

A Dirty Word No More: Confidence on Display at This Year’s Vagina Monologues

by   Posted on March 1st, 2010 in Uncategorized

Ramy Zabarah, Staff Writer “Vagina” — the word is taboo, yet when used in the right context, so intriguing. For most people, it’s an evil-sounding word. It’s unsettling, upsetting and inappropriate. Heck, one might even wince at the sound of it. Despite this social bias, the women in last weekend’s performance of The Vagina Monologues […]

Tuition Expected to Increase Due to State Budget Cuts

by   Posted on March 1st, 2010 in Uncategorized

Kevin Loker, Connect2Mason Executive Editor Wounded from recent economic troubles, current plans in Virginia’s General Assembly regarding the state’s budget and higher education may leave George Mason University students, faculty and staff stuck with more financial burden. In the proposed budgets, Mason faculty and staff would face a combination of furloughs, stagnant pay and general […]