Conquer the sea

(Photo courtesy of Nick Stasiak)

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Recap of Summer 2012 at Mason

New President Ángel Cabrera & Rector Daniel Clemente

After Alan Merten’s 15-year tenure as president, a new face will greet students returning this fall as Ángel Cabrera takes the helm of the university.

The Board of Visitors announced the appointment of Cabrera in December but he did not start his new position until the beginning of July.

Cabrera, age 44, will replace Alan Merten who served as president since 1996.

Thousands of students to start lives as Patriots this summer

Freshman and new Patriot Brandon Edlow receives directions on how to to get to the next orientation location from Patriot Leader Roshni Dhillon. (Kevin Loker) 

Close to 5,000 new students and family members will get a glimpse of campus life as a Patriot this summer through university orientations.