Always wanted to join student government? Well mandatory meetings have been extended so here’s your chance! 🥳💚💛
Student Government represents students and advocates for your issues. As elected representatives, we
As elected representatives, we strive to work toward the interests of the Student Body and ensure the University works toward a set of goals that empower us, now and in the future.
2014 - 2015 Leadership Team:
Student Body President - Phil Abbruscato
Student Body Vice President - Dilan Wickrema
Executive Chief of Staff - Khushboo Bhatia
Speaker of the Student Senate - Evan Del Duke
Speaker Pro-Tempore of the Student Senate - Aaron Yohai
Elections & Disputes Commission
Chair - Chloe Shreve
Always wanted to join student government? Well mandatory meetings have been extended so here’s your chance! 🥳💚💛
Mandatory Candidacy meetings begin today and will continue until March 12th! 🥳 Along with the meetings, applications opened today!! 📥 All of these links can be found in our bio on Instagram and Twitter or on the EDC’s Mason360 page. 💚💛
Meet Veronica, a junior at Mason!! 🥳 She joined Student Government because she loves the Mason Community and knew she wanted to get involved and make a difference on campus! 💛💚 Fun fact: Veronica has lived in 4 states, but Virginia is her favorite. 🤩
Here is part 2 of what Student Government has achieved this past semester to support our Mason student body💪, including the pass/fail grading option📚, the anti-racism and inclusive excellence task force and the veteran career panel! If you haven't already, go check out our part 1 posted last week💚💛
Quarantine can make things harder when it comes to studying, so here are 3 quarantine study habits to try out to help keep you focused and on top of your school work! 🤩
Need a good way to de-stress but also get some work done? Put on some music and study! :D Here is a GMU Study Playlist made by one of our student senators, Sandra Flores, to help you de-stress and stay focused.
Meet Sandra, a freshman at Mason!! 🥳 She joined Student Government because she loves people, she loves investing into people and she enjoys being involved in her community! 💛💚 A fun fact about Sandra is that she was born in the Philippines 🇵🇭 and moved to the US 🇺🇸 when she was 7! 😯
It's almost the weekend! 🎊 We hope everyone's finals are going well. 📚 This is a good time to take a break and do something relaxing and fun! We have two recipes for you to try out today, let us know how yours turn out 😋💚💛
We're almost halfway through finals! 🎉 You've all done so much work this semester. 📅Whether you still have finals coming up or if you're done, remember to take some time for yourself and relax. ☺ Self-care is so important but can be easily forgotten during this time. 💚💛Here is a wellness bingo for you all to make this more fun and share your progress with your peers! Feel free to share this and tag us !
Keeping your mental and emotional health in check is a NEED right now! Mason provides multiple services to help you and here are just a few. 💚💛 Check them out and make sure to take care of yourself during your finals. 🤗
Finals week is upon us! 😱 With everything virtual, it's especially important to take some time to destress and recharge. Here are some tips we have for you to destress during finals! Good luck to everyone and remember that your physical & mental health is more important than anything! ☺ You got this!💪💚💛
Meet Colin, a freshman at Mason!! 🥳 He joined Student Government to faithfully represent the class of 2020 in student politics and ensure that their voice is heard! 💛💚 A fun fact about Colin is that he is 6’7 🧍♂️, he’s fallen into an aquarium once 🐠, and he can play the harmonica 🎼.
We are finally install lights around campus! 💡 Come out December 5th, 2020 from 12pm to 4pm and help us Protect our Patriots. 💚💛 We can’t wait to see you there, check out on insta for more details. The link to register is in our bio!
De-stress Fest is just around the corner! 🎉We have a variety of fun activities lined up for you all, so be on the lookout! 😍☺💚⠀
Want to pick up some free goodies and show some Mason spirit? 🎉👐Come visit us this Friday, Nov. 13 between 12-2pm outside of Northern Neck Starbucks! See you there! 💚💛😜
It's Wednesday! You know what that means? Another "What Do You Want Wednesday" survey! 🎊🎈This week we will be focusing on University Services. 😊If you have any opinion and feedback about campus wifi, Patriot Web and virtual classes on Zoom and Blackboard collaborate, fill out our quick survey and let us know how we can help make better changes! 💚💛 http://cglink.me/s39395
Today marks the start of Gold Rush! 🏀 We have a series of fun activities 🎉lined up for you all starting with our kick-off tabling event today from 11am-2pm at the Johnson Center! 🎈 Come pick up your free t-shirt today!💚💛
Come out to the University Life Student Lounge this Wednesday, November 11th, from 12 to 4 and enjoy some crafts and snack and watch the Veterans Day panel with other people! 🥰 Masks and your COVID Green Health check are required!! 😷✅ Here is the link to register! http://cglink.me/r835514
Join Student Government, Mariposas Mentoring Program and UndocuMason as we shed light and listen to the concerns of our custodians and janitors. As members of the Mason community we should all be informed about the treatment of those who are working to keep us safe through these troubling times.
The Veteran Career Panel for veteran students and ROTC cadets at GMU will be held next Wednesday, Nov. 11 on Zoom in honor of Veteran's Day! 💪 Individuals who served our country will be sharing their career transitions and how their Veteran status has impacted their job search and career. RSVP through our bio link☺💚💛
It's time for our What Do You Want Wednesday survey! 🎊 This week's survey will be on University Life. ☺ If you want to let us know your feedback and suggestions for anything related to Mason police, campus resources like Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC), fill out our survey: http://cglink.me/s39151! 💚💛
TODAY is the day! Please go out and vote if you haven't already. Each vote matters. If you are registered to vote on campus, you can vote at Merten Hall. :) We know that today is going to be a tough day, and we want to let you all know that we are here for you.
Our Voting Awareness Event this morning is cancelled unfortunately due to the weather. If you have any questions at all about voting, don't hesitate to reach out, we'd be happy to answer them! :)
Want to be a part of the change and get involved with Student Government? ☺ This is a great chance! We are looking for an Undersecretary of Well-Being and Safety under our University Life department. 🎉 Anyone is welcome to apply. Apply before Nov. 6: shorturl.at/opFNR 💚💛
Meet Mia, a senior at Mason!! 🥳 Mia is minoring in Legal Studies. 📔 She joined Student Government to be apart of an organization that can help and better Mason as a whole community! 💛💚 A fun fact about Mia is that she is bilingual, 🗣 she is left handed, ✍️ and she has clubbed thumbs 👍!!
Do you have any questions about voting and want to learn more? 🎉 Stop by to visit our truck at Northern Neck next Monday! ☺️💚💛
Join us and support the our annual "First of All We Vote" public forum with Iota Alpha Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. + NAACP. We will be discussing and tackling current issues in the political world. With the next election coming November 3rd, you do not want to miss the opportunity of being more informed. Be sure to tune in on October 26th at 7:00PM online via IG Live at . We shall continue to raise awareness with the issues that affect our community.
Here are the Spring 2021 Semester plans! 🌸 We understand the administration's decisions can be somewhat frustrating but, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the expected emergence of the flu early in the winter, this is what they have decided for us to keep us safe. 💚💛 The Registers Office will be updating the academic calendar soon. If you have any more questions, refer back to your email on the Spring 2021 plans or feel free to dm us!
Time to use your creativity! :) Design this year's Gold Rush t-shirt logo and submit it by October 25. The winner will be receiving a pair of Airpods + the t-shirt! We're excited to see your designs!
Meet P**a, a sophomore at Mason!! 🥳 P**a is minoring in Intelligence Analysis. 🧠 She joined Student Government to ensure all student voices and concerns are heard and ensure proper actions are taken to help the student body! 💛💚 A fun fact about P**a is that she loves collecting comic books! 📚
We want to hear YOUR voice! 📢 Do you want to express your opinion on different Government & Community Relations matters — from what to prioritize with Mason's government funding to what student deals you want to see from local businesses. 🎊 ⠀
Let us know your thoughts by filling out our What Do You Want Wednesday survey: http://cglink.me/s37997 and we will do our best to make them happen! 💚💛
Today, we celebrate and honor the lives and contributions made by members of our First Nations all over the United States.
George Mason University still does not officially recognize this holiday, but Student Government is working alongside our Native and Indigenous community members to pass legislation that calls for its observation.
Please take some time today to educate yourself and others on Indigenous histories, cultures, and advocacy by Native peoples at our university as well as in our country as a whole. From Student Government to you, happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day!
This October, Mason Student Government wants to commemorate three celebrations taking place. We are happy to uplift and recognize the endless contributions that our Filipino, Latin\Hispanic, and Indigenous communities have brought to our campus and the rest of the Mason community.
Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15th-October 15th
HHM celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic Americans to our nation and society. This month celebrates the traditions of all Americans who trace their roots to Spain and Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
Follow the Hispanic Student Association() for more information and events.
Filipino-American History Month: October 1st-October 31st
The celebration of FAHM in October commemorates the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental U.S. This month is used as a reflection, celebration, and activation for the Filipinx community.
Follow the Filipino Cultural Association() for more information and events.
Indigenous People’s Day: October 12th
Indigenous People’s Day celebrates and honors Native peoples as well as their history and culture. It is celebrated across the United States and is an official city holiday in a growing number of various states, cities, and universities.
Follow the Native American and Indigenous Alliance() for more information and events.
Please take some time to observe these celebrations and participate in community events hosted by different cultural RSOs at Mason. To our students celebrating, thank you for sharing your histories, culture, and spirit with our university.
Starts tomorrow! Visit on Instagram for more details! :D
Are you interested in engaging with students on Parking & Transportation matters? Apply to be on the Student Parking Board to work directly with the Chair of the Parking Board and administration! Message if you have any questions :D Apply here: https://tinyurl.com/gmu-spb
Meet Dunni, a sophomore at Mason!! 🥳 Dunni is minoring in Legal Studies. 📚 She joined Student Government to become more engaged in campus; she wants to be apart of the change here on Mason! 💛💚 Which you can also do by applying to the Dinning Board to work with her. 🤩 A fun fact about Dunni is that she loves any gummy candy!! 🍬
Are you passionate about change and improving students' dining experience? :D The Student Dining Board application is up! Anybody is welcome to join.
Good news! :D The Mason community is doing a great job in keeping everybody safe and this is thanks to you all! Keep up the good work, Patriots! Keep your distance and wear your mask!
Dining changes! Here are the new Ike's operation hours and a schedule for different dining locations on campus this fall. :)
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