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CRs plan to protest Obama administration forcing George Mason to close town hall to public

By Lynn R. Mitchell

George Mason College Republican President Devon Flynn is inviting others to stand with the CRs Thursday night in their protest outside President Barack Obama’s closed, invitation-only town hall meeting at the university, as noted in an article in the Campus Reform:

“This is to tell President Obama to stop playing partisan politics and to actually work together,” Flynn said in regards to the protest. “He says one thing and does the complete opposite.”

The President will be joined by CNN’s Anderson Cooper at the 7:00pm town hall to discuss Obama’s latest push for more gun control.  College Republicans plan to meet at 6:00 at Johnson Center to protest.

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Bill Bolling appointed to JMU Board of Visitors

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced his latest round of appointments and a familiar name was one of them. Under the James Madison University Board of Visitors:

The Honorable William T. Bolling, of Mechanicsville, Senior Vice President and Managing Director for RCM&D and former Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.

The Bollings’ son Kevin graduated from James Madison, and Bill and Jean Ann have been faithful supporters of the university and attend many football games throughout the season. My son graduated with the JMU Class of 2007. It’s good to have someone who will serve well in that position. Congratulations to the LG!

Other appointments from the Governor to Virginia’s college and university Boards of Visitors and higher education boards are:

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