Author Archives: Laura Scudder

Mason’s Pep Band Plays at Game 5 of World Series

Green Machine performed for three hours before Nationals faced Astros BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Mason’s pep band, Green Machine, played at Game 5 of the World Series in D.C. on Sunday, Oct. 27. The Nationals hosted the Houston Astros…

Hidden Hangouts: Sweet Berry

Find endless combinations at this sweet shop BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Crepes, frozen yogurt, waffles, gelato — are we in heaven? Nope, we’re in Sweet Berry. Found on Main Street in the Pickett Shopping Center, right by Trader Joe’s,…

Mason Welcomes New Title IX Coordinator

Angela Nastase gives an in-depth look into Title IX office  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR In June, an email was sent to university students announcing Angela Nastase’s hire as Mason’s new Title IX Coordinator.  “She brings extensive experience and is…

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…