Author Archives: Laura Scudder

More Money, Less Problems

Scholarships are an effective way to help pay for college  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR  Ah, how does one pay for school, you ask? Is it through grit, determination and struggle? Yes.  However, the real answer is money.  Whether you…

Underwater Hockey Excites and Challenges as a Team

BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Underwater hockey … that’s an actual thing? You bet it is. Underwater hockey, or Octopush, as it is commonly referred to in the UK, is played at both national and international levels. Mason has…

Student Health Services Provides Insurance For Mason Students

SHS partners with UnitedHealthcare StudentResources BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Student Health Services (SHS) offers insurance to students at Mason. Any student taking three or more credit hours is able to purchase the insurance plan, provided by UnitedHealthcare StudentResources,…

April Is Autism Awareness Month

Student organizations to host events throughout April in support of autism awareness BY LAURA SCUDDER SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Organization and programs around campus are working to support those with autism during Autism Awareness Month.   One of those programs is…

Senior lacrosse star reflects on her athletic career

BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Listening to Chachi Kelehan speak about lacrosse and the women’s team here at Mason, one can immediately tell that she knows what it means to be a team player. Kelehan is friendly and clearly…

Coast to Coast

Women’s Club Ice Hockey Founder Has Goals for her team BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR When she arrived at Mason, sophomore Ali Purvis noticed something off about the campus: There was no Women’s Ice Hockey team. Realizing that, she knew…

Volition Hosts Open Mic Night

Mason’s undergraduate literary and arts journal hosts place for students to perform their work BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Music played as Volition, Mason’s undergraduate literary and arts journal, hosted its first open mic event of the semester on…

New LLC to Come to Mason

Gender and Social Justice Living Learning Community will join other Mason LLCs in the Fall BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR In Fall 2019, the Gender and Social Justice Living Learning Community (LLC) will come to Mason with a focus…