Broadside News Editor Gregory Connolly

Five-year plan to bolster student scholarship, create research opportunities

With the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools set to visit George Mason University in March as part of the reaccreditation process, work continues on the Quality Enhancement Plan that is part of SACS’ requirements.

In order to receive reaccreditation, SACS requires schools to come up with a five-year plan to improve an issue related to student learning at the institution.

Bond sales to fund construction of new housing, renovations

When construction completes on the housing VIII project in 2012 in the northwest sector of the Fairfax campus, GMU will have added 600 beds for students. (Daniel McEnrue) 

Students sign petition to hyperinflate dollar

The above video was shot by members of the Mason Students for

ITU to begin forced transfer of e-mail accounts to MasonLive on Oct. 17

A flier for the university's new student e-mail system, MasonLive, hangs in the hallway of a freshmen residence hall. All students are scheduled to be on the system by the end of the fall semester. (Jenna Beaver) 

Clothesline Project gives opportunity to 'break the silence' on sexual assault

Turn Off the Violence week began Monday with the arrival of hand-painted t-shirts bearing the voices and messages of those affected by sexual assault.

Dangling in the wind near the main sidewalks on George Mason University's campus, the t-shirts make up the Clothesline Project, which runs through Thursday and is one of the week's several activities designed raise awareness and prevent violence in relationships.