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Peterson Hall Opens for Spring Classes

THE FACILITY IS HOME TO CUTTING-EDGE NURSING SIMULATORS AND OTHER NEW CLASSROOMS By Ashley Stewart and Dana Nickel, Staff Writers The Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall opens for classes this semester after being under construction since 2015. The building is…

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Flowers Fostered With Love at Farida Floral

MASON STUDENT AND HER MOTHER LAUNCH A FLORAL BUSINESS IN FAIRFAX COUNTY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer With Valentine’s Day approaching, local flower shops like Farida Floral cater to creating special and memorable moments for their clients. Farida Floral was…

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Who Benefits From the High Costs of Textbooks?

THE TRUE PRICE OF PROFESSORS ASSIGNING THEIR OWN WORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The start of the new semester has Mason students spending hundreds of dollars on textbooks, but what if professors are unethically benefitting from assigning their own…

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Board of Visitors Revises Mason’s Ten Year Strategic Plan

THE PLAN PROMISES TO KEEP TUITION COSTS LOW WHILE INCREASING ENROLLMENTS BY 8,000 By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Mason’s Board of Visitors met just before finals in December to update the school’s ten-year strategic plan, which began in 2014. Part…

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Chipotle Arrives at Mason

OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, STUDENTS CAN EAT BURRITOS AND MORE AT THE JOHNSON CENTER FOOD COURT By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Chipotle opens on campus Thursday, Jan. 18, at 10:45 a.m just in time to feed hungry students this…

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The 2017 Year in Review

TOP FIVE 2017 NEWS STORIES ACCORDING TO MASON STUDENTS  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer The end of 2017 is around the corner. We have lots of big news in 2017. Here are some big stories that captivated this year. 1.Transparent…

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Holiday Traditions

December is a time of celebration of many different holidays and traditions. How do Mason students of different backgrounds and traditions celebrate the holidays? Let’s find out… Jaskiran Kaur- Sikh December is a sad month in Sikh history because many…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Mia Wise,  James Stemple, and Dinanda Pramesti Student: Mariam Zaidi What is your major and year? I am a Junior, Computer Science major and Math minor. What organizations are you involved in on and off campus? I love staying involved…