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U.S News Releases 2014 Best College Rankings

The annual list of America’s best colleges and universities was released Tuesday by U.S. News. Where does your alma mater rank?


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Metro Accident Victim Identified as George Mason University Athlete

The man who was struck and killed by a Metro train over the weekend was an athlete at George Mason University, officials said.


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D.C. Area Colleges Make Sierra Club’s List of Greenest Schools

Several nearby universities have made Sierra Club’s 2013 list of the greenest schools in America.


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GMU To Offer Class That Examines Trayvon Martin Case

Anyone who keeps up with current events has heard the name “Trayvon Martin” more times than they can count this month. Some George Mason University students will be hearing it even more this fall.


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GMU Inaugurating Angel Cabrera as New President

George Mason University is formally inaugurating Angel Cabrera as the school’s sixth president.


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Study: College Professors Continue Shift To ‘Far Left’ Stance

The percentage of faculty members at four-year colleges and universities across the country who identify as “far left” or liberal has rapidly increased in the last three years.


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Cabrera Pushing GMU Into Digital Era

The new president of George Mason University tools around Northern Virginia in a red four-door Chevrolet Volt, introducing himself to faculty, students and staff in a school spread across three campuses in as many counties.


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40 Students Fall Ill At George Mason University, Viral Gastroenteritis Likely Culprit

40 students staying at George Mason University became sick with gastrointestinal symptoms this week and authorities believe it was likely the result of an outbreak of viral gastroenteritis.


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Nearly 3 Dozen Visiting High School Students At George Mason University Sick With Food Poisoning

Nearly three dozen high school students and Congressional Awards winners staying at the George Mason University campus have come down with food poisoning. Some were transported to the hospital and medical units are on the scene currently treating others.


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Obama Gay Marriage Support Could Roil Va Contest

President Barack Obama’s newly announced support for same-sex marriages adds an emotional new element with an uncertain effect into his re-election bid in Virginia, a battleground state he won in 2008 but where voters have consistently opposed it.