This Week in the News…

Posted: March 3, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week:

Monday, Feb. 28, Christian Science Monitor

Sign of Campaign to Come

“‘All over the country, support for Bush is relatively shallow,’ says Scott Keeter, a political analyst at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. ‘People had heard of him, they liked his resume, they thought he was inevitable. When the inevitability factor was called into question, people began to reassess.'”

Monday, Feb. 28, Baltimore Sun

Wild Cards Keep Va. from Being Sure Bet for Bush: Open Primary Could Again Help McCain

“‘Coming close in Virginia is not good enough for McCain,’ said Scott Keeter, a political science professor at George Mason University in Fairfax. ‘There are no moral victories at this point in the race.'”

Wednesday, March 1, Reason

Rational Natives

“Research by law professor Bruce Johnsen of George Mason University shows that clan fishing rights to salmon streams in the Pacific Northwest led to selective harvesting that, in turn, allowed larger fish to pass upstream to spawn–a property rights system that explains why some streams in the Pacific Northwest have larger salmon to this day.”

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