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One University development a step closer to reality

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The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors moved 9-1 Wednesday to amend the Comprehensive Plan, paving the way for a final decision on the development of student, senior, and affordable housing units near George Mason University (GMU).  Known as One University, the proposed development would comprise 10 acres located at the intersection of Route 123 and University Drive.  It would include …

Letter to the Editor: Why the One University plan should not be approved

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By: Neil Gallagher At its inception, it may seem like a reasonable perhaps even a good idea. Let’s take a plot of land owned by Fairfax County Housing authority, lease it to a developer who in turn will build some affordable low income housing as part of a larger project. What could be wrong with this? Who would oppose increasing …

Fleet of robots now delivering food to GMU students

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George Mason University (GMU) students now have access to a new, futuristic way to order food.  As of January 22nd, the Fairfax, VA school became the first university in the country to offer robotic food deliveries as part of its student dining plan.  Through a partnership with the food services company Sodexo, and the robotics company Starship Technologies, GMU now …