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Far out! Turtles, bats and Star Trek
We're going far afield this week, beginning in Fairfax, where a large snapping turtle joined thousands of graduates and family members on a sidewalk heading to a ceremony at George Mason University on Thursday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Remembering Vienna's 'Unofficial Historian'
As an Army veteran and former member of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mayo Stuntz had traveled the world - he spent three years across the Pacific Southwest, and later, served tours in Japan and Nicaragua.
Thu May 16, 2013
Science, Industry and Business
Study provides insight into nesting behavior of dinosaurs
A university study into the incubation behavior of modern birds is shedding new light on the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors.
EDITORIAL: Making college affordable
Every parent with a college-age child worries about the spiraling cost of education.
Wed May 15, 2013
Police: Student Recorded Woman Showering
A 19-year-old George Mason University student was arrested for allegedly recording a woman while she was taking a shower at a freshman dorm.
New Media Journal
Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
GMU writing majora s spoof on classic lit lands book deal
Soon-to-graduate English major Paul Laudiero, 22, a George Mason University student, gained a book deal through his popular Tumblr blog.
Tue May 14, 2013
Mum and dad dinosaurs shared the work
Research into the incubation behaviour of birds suggests the type of parental care carried out by their long extinct ancestors.
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Survey: UConn's Herbst among highest paid
UConn President Susan Herbst ranks No. 13 in the country for salaries of state university presidents.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Daily Caller
University presidents rake in millions while students flounder
Amid soaring tuition costs and high youth unemployment, total compensation for the nation's top college presidents increased again last year as yet another education executive crossed the line into millionaire territory, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual salary report.
Colleges report smaller increases to tuition next fall
Virginia's Universities are reporting modest increases in tuition next year after nearly a decade of double-digit hikes.
Monday May 13th News and Notes
The Eastern Wrestling League announced today that George Mason University and Rider University will Join the league beginning in 2013-14 season.
Sun May 12, 2013
Wall Street Journal
The Yellow Prose of Texas? Secession Movement Blooms in Fiction
But in the world of fiction, several authors have released books in the past year depicting the Lone Star State as a breakaway republic rebelling against shenanigans in Washington.
McAuliffe: Reform Virginia's Standards of Learning Tests
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe said Thursday he would push to reform the state's Standards of Learning , or SOL, tests if he is elected in November.
Former Penn State president tops list of public college salaries; Rutgers president ranks No. 58
Despite state funding cuts and slashed campus budgets, pay for leaders of public colleges continued to climb nationwide last year as some presidential salaries topped $1 million, according to a new study.
Penn State's Farewell Payout to Spanier Made Him Best-Paid Public-College President
Penn State's Board of Trustees terminated Mr. Spanier "without cause" for his handling of child-sex-abuse allegations involving a former assistant football coach.
Silicon Alley Insider
Climate Change Expert: It's Pointless To Attempt To Cut Carbon Emissions
Whether they call it global warming, climate change or even global cooling, more and more Americans are taking a stand on one side or the other of this hotly debated issue.
Congratulations to 2,640 New Blue Raider Alumni
More than 2,640 MTSU students joined their family, friends, professors and other supporters in Murphy Center today to celebrate one of their greatest and most challenging accomplishments: earning a university degree.