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Coursicle comes to Mason

With registration for the upcoming spring semester now underway at Mason, the scheduling tool Coursicle seeks to provide students with an easy-to-use alternative to spending hours trying to find the right combination of classes or poring over the course catalog.

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Local band debuts second album

At a concert Nov. 5 in Fat Tuesday’s at University Mall, local band Stone Driver celebrated the release of its second album, “Rocks,” where they played new tracks as well as old favorites from their earlier LP, “Descent.” A classically-inspired space rock band, their music is a diverse and eclectic mix of different rock subgenres, infusing a deep-rooted genre with new vibrancy.

Sarah E. Nutter, Dean, School of Management. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason bids farewell to Dean Nutter

After 20 years at Mason, Dean of Business School Sarah Nutter will switch out her Mason green and gold for the University of Oregon’s green and yellow as the dean of the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business in January.

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Meal tax will appear on Fairfax ballots

Voters living in Fairfax County will have several choices to make on their ballots when they vote Nov. 8. Aside from voting for candidates in the presidential, state and local elections, voters will also be asked to decide on two proposed amendments to the state constitution and a meals tax referendum.

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Peace Corps sexual assault scandal continues

On Nov. 30, CBS News broke an exclusive story, alleging that Peace Corps placed the blame for sexual assault against volunteers on the victims and punished them for reporting it. CBS obtained exclusive access to a Peace Corps survey that found that of the roughly seven thousand volunteers in over 65 countries all over the world, nearly one in five had been sexually assaulted, and only half of these had reported the crime.