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  1. One in 3 US Rhodes Scholars African-American, Highest Ratio EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Voice of America

    Cadet Simone Askew, of Fairfax, Virginia, answers questions during a news conference, in West Point, New York, Aug. 14, 2017. Askew, an African American, is among 32 Americans awarded Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford University in England.

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  2. College Students Unite to Bring Relief to RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Voice of America

    George Mason University students streamed into a room in the campus' community building in Fairfax, Virginia, one day last week to pack rice and beans. These meals, 40,000 of them, were bound for refugee families in the Middle East.

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  3. US Democrats Celebrate Coast-to-Coast Election Day VictoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Voice of America

    Virginia's governor-elect, Ralph Northam, right celebrates his election win with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and his wife, Dorothy, in Fairfax, Va. Nov. 7, 2017. 124 comments

  4. Democrats Notch Big Wins in Virginia, New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Voice of America

    Supporters celebrate news that Democrat Ralph Northam won the gubernatorial election, at the Northam for Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Nov. 7, 2017. Democrat Ralph Northam won the Virginia governor's race in what had become a nail-biter of a contest, defeating Republican Ed Gillespie in the election to replace outgoing Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe.

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  5. US Education Secretary Calls for Changes in How Colleges Handle Sex AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Voice of America

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks about campus sexual assault and enforcement of Title IX, the federal law that bars discrimination in education on the basis of gender, Sept. 7, 2017, at George Mason University Arlington, Va., campus.

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  6. First Black Woman to Lead Cadets at West Point Begins DutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Voice of America

    In this Aug. 3, 2017, image provided by the U.S. Army, West Point Cadet Simone Askew poses for a photo. Simone Askew is making history as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy.

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  7. Store Allows Customers to Play Guitars Even if They Don't Buy ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Voice of America

    Across the U.S., there are stores where people can play a musical instrument even if they have no intention of buying it.

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  8. US Undergrads Build Prosthetic Arm for 10-year-old ViolinistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Voice of America

    The pressure was on for Abdul Gouda and his classmates at George Mason University: not only did their graduation depend on the success of their project, but so did the hopes of impossibly cute 10-year-old girl. Fifth-grader Isabella Nicola wanted to play the violin, but she was born with no left hand and a severely abbreviated forearm.

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