Author Archives: Travis McMillan

Pride Alliance Takes Off In New Directions

Pride Alliance continues to be a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community  BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Now celebrating their 30th year as an organization at Mason, Pride Alliance is a group focused around making Mason safer and more inclusive…

Denim Day Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault

Sigma Psi Zeta holds Denim Day on campus to help bring awareness to victim blaming and sexual assault BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Denim Day was held on April 24 to raise awareness of sexual assault. Students wear as much…

Construction to Block Your Next Walk to Class

After a slew of problems with demolition, the Mason construction estimate has been moved back to 2060 BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Mason has heard all of your complaints about the construction, in particular both how difficult it has made…

It’s Always Sunny at Hypernova Solar

Mason students build solar car that will race for a week in Australia BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER The World Solar Challenge (WSC) and the American Solar Challenge (ASC) are competitions where people construct a solar car to be raced…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student figure out off-campus housing BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, So my problem isn’t relationship-related and there isn’t any drama within my friend group, but I wanted to write to you to ask for your…

Delta Kappa Alpha Hosts Film Artist Mixer

Mixer Helps Students Make their First Step in the Film Industry BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER The Delta Kappa Alpha (DKA) film mixer, held in George’s in the Johnson Center on Feb. 19, proved to be a very useful introduction…

Oat-Covered Showers and Clogged Toilets

Students share stories of the worst experiences they have with the communal bathrooms in Presidents Park BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Part of anyone’s first lecture from their parents about college is the talk about the grotesque communal bathrooms and…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student whose roommate keeps eating their food BY TRAVIS MCMILL, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, First and foremost, I really love reading your column. It’s really amazing that you are so willing to hear problems from everyone and…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

This week, Ivy gives advice to someone dealing with a bad roommate BY TRAVIS MCMILL, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, My roommate is a freaking slob. He leaves USED toilet paper on the bathroom floor. He only showers three times a…