Author Archives: Daniel Mitchell

Graphene is Poised to Change the World. Are You Ready?

BY DANIEL SCOTT MITCHELL, STAFF WRITER From the stone age to the silicon age, the materials that humans utilize have shaped technologies, society and the world as a whole. Materials have had such remarkable impacts throughout history that we even…

Your Next Car Will Be Electric, and That’s Not a Bad Thing

BY DANIEL SCOTT MITCHELL, STAFF WRITER In many ways, 2018 was the year of the electric vehicle (EV). For example, despite numerous production delays, leadership scandals and other various roadblocks, Tesla ended the year with the best-selling luxury vehicle in the…

Why Every Student Should Start Their Own Business

BY DANIEL SCOTT MITCHELL, STAFF WRITER When you think of a business owner, a young college student is definitely not the first thing that comes to mind. I haven’t founded a giant internet company, sent my car hurtling into space via…

Why I Like Mason’s New Delivery Robots––and You Should Too

BY DANIEL SCOTT MITCHELL, STAFF WRITER Since their deployment at the beginning of the semester, convoys of delivery robots have quickly taken the Mason community by storm. In under a week, these cooler-sized couriers had already become virtual celebrities, drawing…