Archive for August, 2000

CUE Bus to Celebrate 20th Anniversary in September

August 31, 2000

The City of Fairfax CUE bus system, which George Mason students, faculty, and staff may ride for free with a valid ID, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in September with free rides, souvenirs, and more. On Sept. 11, CUE passengers will receive “goodie bags” with stickers, buttons, key chains, magnets, and pens. Recipients of stickers […]

Celebrations Planned Today for Patriot’s Day

August 31, 2000

The Program Board has planned a fun-filled day for the George Mason community today to celebrate Patriot’s Day. The day begins at 10 a.m. on the Quad and doesn’t end until 9 p.m. tonight in the Johnson Center Cinema. Kicking off the morning is the Student Involvement Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. where […]

Child Development Center Begins Fund Raiser Campaign

August 31, 2000

Rather than raising funds by asking people to buy candy and wrapping paper, George Mason’s Child Development Center has begun a Painless Fundraisers 2000 campaign this fall. Fundraisers include Campbell’s Labels for Education collection, Safeway Club Card, and shopforschool.com. All three fundraisers are designed to keep sales pressure off the community and still help the […]

Former Mason Soccer Player Joins D.C. United

August 30, 2000

Paul Marcoullier, who started his last two seasons with the George Mason men’s soccer team in 1997-98, has been called up to be the back-up goalkeeper for D.C. United in its Major League Soccer contest in New England tonight. Marcoullier, 24, is one of three players D.C. United has called up for today’s game. He […]

Century Club Announces Next Grubstake Breakfast

August 30, 2000

Are you or your clients seeking investment capital? The presenters’ application deadline for the Oct. 25, 2000, Century Club Grubstake Breakfast is Friday, Sept. 1. Five selected companies seeking $250,000 to $1 million in capital (and willing to take on investors who will invest as little as $10,000) will have an opportunity at the event […]

Gilmore Announces Commuter Incentive Program

August 30, 2000

Gov. Jim Gilmore signed an executive order last week designed to increase use of public transportation in Northern Virginia. He also implemented new measures to move area commuter traffic more efficiently and unveiled a website for the Capital Beltway Rail Project. The executive order establishes a new benefit program called Commonwealth Commuter Choice to encourage […]

Cicala Nets 100th Win as Women’s Soccer Beats Navy

August 29, 2000

Women’s soccer head coach Jac Cicala registered his 100th career victory as the Patriots opened up the 2000 season with a 3 to 0 shutout win over Navy at George Mason Stadium Friday afternoon. Cicala improved his career mark to 100-56-15. Katy Robertson and Jayme Beamer each tallied a goal and an assist. Goalkeeper Sarah […]

Laser Printing Fees Begin This Semester

August 29, 2000

Since the 1995-96 academic year, the volume of printing in the university’s academic computer labs and libraries has increased tenfold, from an average of 41 pages to 520 pages per year, per student. In response to the skyrocketing printing volume and associated costs, a printing fee of five cents per page will be implemented in […]

Volpe Recommends Changes in Alcohol Taxation Policy

August 29, 2000

By Elena Barbre Emerging economies, with their often cumbersome legal systems and convoluted tax structures, would be well advised to simplify their alcohol tax laws to match the capabilities of their governments and spur economic development. This is exactly what John Volpe, a professor in the School of Public Policy’s International Commerce and Policy Program, […]

This Week on GMU-TV…

August 28, 2000

Every week on GMU-TV, three roundtable discussion television programs–Mason Currents, Capital Region Roundtable, and Time Out–are shown during primetime. GMU-TV is shown on Cox Cable channel 18, Comcast (Reston) channel 18, and Comcast (Alexandria) channels 79 and 95. Following are the topics, hosts, guests, and programming schedule for each show airing this week: Mason Currents […]