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About laurensullivan

Lauren is a junior majoring in communication and concentrating in journalism. She aspires to be a political journalists for a major paper or network. When she isn't writing articles, you can find her playing with her dachshund Cooper, reading Harry Potter or binge-watching Netflix.

Kavanaugh’s Former Law Clerk Speaks Out

Mason Law School professor recalls working with Kavanaugh BY  LAUREN SULLIVAN, LONGFORM EDITOR In the midst of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, an Antonin Scalia Law School professor who has known Kavanaugh for over a decade spoke…

The mental aftermath of hurricanes

Mason student reflects on the hardships after Irma and Maria hit her home By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Melting ice caps and disappearing forests are common visualizations of climate change, but mental health issues can be a direct cause of…

Student Government against sexual assault

Proposed bill will suspend SG members under investigation By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Mason’s Student Government is taking a stand against sexual assault this semester by introducing new legislation, promoting a safety app and teaming up with Patriots in Action…

The search for on-campus housing

STUDENTS SCRAMBLE FOR ROOMS AS MANY LOSE HOUSING GUARANTEE By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer The search is on. Mason students are scrambling for off-campus housing following an email saying all seniors are waitlisted for on-campus housing. On Friday, Feb. 9,…

Chipotle Back on Track for Spring 2018 Opening

CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY AFTER EARLY APPROVAL PROBLEMS By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer “When is Chipotle opening?” This question can be heard throughout the JC and anywhere students are found on campus. We did some digging so you can know when…

Meet your new Student Government

Student body president and vice president announced BY LAUREN SULLIVAN   A week filled with social media campaigning and sidewalks filled with chalk for Student Government elections came to an end April 11 when the Office of Student Involvement announced…

Picking a president

Student government candidates prepare for elections, showcase their platforms at debate BY LAUREN SULLIVAN   The candidates for president and vice president of student government showcased their platforms and rallied to win votes from the student body at the Spring…