Author Archives: Alexa Tironi

Mason’s Student Organizations Coping with Quarantine

How groups are working to stay connected despite the distance BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR  There has been talk about almost every stumbling block thrown onto college students’ paths due to quarantine — having limited time to move out…

Housing and Residence Life Update

More information on move-out and HRL decisions BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR As the predicted end of quarantine is pushed further and further back, Mason’s Housing and Residence Life (HRL) have extended their social distancing precautions, causing residential student…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  Monday, March 23 — Mason Pond Parking Deck Theft From Motor Vehicle: Complainant (Non-GMU) reported the theft of unattended property from the back of a truck. (57/Strimel)  Case 2020-003378 — Inactive    Tuesday, March 24 — RAC Destruction /…

CHHS Gives Financial Aid Through Student Emergency Fund

As giving day approaches, CHHS looks to highlight the fund BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Day of Giving is an entire 24 hours dedicated to donating gifts of any size to the university and its students. This year,…

Online Classes and the Mason Community

Faculty and students react to change in Mason’s academic structure BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Mason community received an email from Interim President Anne Holton detailing precautionary action regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March…

Mason Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Students and staff receive email detailing recent infection BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Fairfax local health department is conducting an investigation to determine whether the Mason community should seek further precaution after the university was made aware Thursday…

Student Government Update

Student government members explain current initiatives and future plans BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR It’s all hustle and bustle in Suite 2300 of the Hub as student government preps for future initiatives and the upcoming elections.  Campaigns for student…

Suspicious Package in the Johnson Center

Mason PD investigates unattended backpack on Fairfax campus BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Fairfax campus received a Mason Alert that warned students and faculty of a suspicious package left unattended in the Johnson Center (JC) on Wednesday afternoon….

Mason Holds Day of Service

Students and Fairfax organizations join for a day of donations BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Day of Service kicked off the beginning of Mason’s two-week-long Homecoming celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The all-day events spread across campus and…