C2M Senior News Editor Adam Sylvain

Mason groups represented at annual March for Life

Several Mason student groups, including Catholic Campus Ministry and GMU Life Choices for Students, skipped their first classes of the spring semester and joined thousands in the annual March for Life on Monday.

The March for Life began Jan. 22, 1974 one year following the Supreme Court’s Roe V. Wade decision, legalizing abortion in the United States.

Exam week schedule changes, all in one place

Time to get cozy with your textbook and iPod. (Jenna Beaver)

Along with final exams and the impending finish to the semester, there are several schedule changes during finals week students should be aware of. C2M sheds light on changes affecting the university community.

An agreement for GMU professor arrested for alleged child pornography possession still pending

An agreement has yet to be reached in the child pornography case involving part-time Italian language professor, Diego Fasolini, the GW Hatchet reported.

“Nothing has been agreed to at this point,” Moore was quoted as having said by the GW Hatchet. “We’ll see what happens.”

Mason cheerleader pursuing Team USA bid

Anna Juzwiak, a member of Mason’s co-ed cheerleading team, is awaiting a potential tryout to become part of Team USA and participate in international competition. Juzwiak is part of a four-woman squad that submitted a video of one of its routines hoping for a shot at making America’s team.

Going green with Gunston

After many years as Mason’s notorious green and fuzzy mascot, Gunston’s newest role with the university has the familiar figure championing a new cause in front of a new audience.

The cause is sustainability and the audience is elementary school students.

Mason psychology students develop ‘smart’ speedometer technology

A group of students in Mason’s Human Factors and Applied Cognition Program have developed new technology they hope will help drivers in inclement weather.

BOV approves Code of Ethics, new degree

President Merten and BOV Rector Ernst Volgenau oversee the last BOV meeting of the semester.  (George Yanez) 

Washington Post columnist joining Mason faculty

Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Steven Pearlstein is joining the Mason faculty. Beginning in fall 2011, Pearlstein will become Clarence J. Robinson professor of Public and International Affairs. In his new role, Pearlstein will teach classes in economics, public affairs and media.


Professor Wegman responds to plagiarism allegations

Mason professor and statistician, Edward Wegman, offered a response to the plagiarism charges brought against him. Allegations state that a 2006 congressional climate science report, authored by Wegman, contained several instances of plagiarism. George Mason University is currently investigating the allegations.

In an e-mail response, Wegman stated that "these attacks are unprecedented in my 42 years as an academic and scholar."

Students for Workers' Rights show thanks for dining workers

C2M's George Yanez follows students asking for canned food to benefit dining workers. (George Yanez)