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Hurricane Relief Concert raises $820 to unify music organizations

MASON’S MUSIC ORGANIZATIONS UNITE TOGETHER TO RAISE A HURRICANE RELIEF CONCERT  By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On Nov. 19, Mason’s music organizations, the American Choral Directors Association, International Tuba Euphonium Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, National Association for Music Education, Phi…

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Students hand out facts and snacks for HIV/AIDS Awareness Week

MEDX GLOBAL MEMBERS EDUCATE OTHERS ABOUT COMMUNITY HEALTH AND CAMPUS RESOURCES By Michael Eberhart, News Editor One in six infected U.S. citizens don’t know they have HIV. Mason’s MedX Global chapter ensured Mason’s community learned these uncommon facts about the…

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Pride Alliance hosts Mason annual Student Drag Show

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On Nov. 10, Mason students gathered at the Johnson Center Cinema with excitement. However, what they were waiting for was not a movie, but the annual Mason Student Drag Show organized by Pride Alliance at…

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Mason professor creates news app for online journalists

INSTASTREAM LETS REPORTERS STREAM EVEN PHOTOS AND REPORT ON FACEBOOK LIVE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer A Mason professor has developed a new app called InstaStream for reporters and others to upload pictures directly into a Facebook livestream broadcast. The…

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Annual hunger banquet brings awareness to food insecurity

INTERACTIVE EVENT TEACHES STUDENTS ABOUT HUNGER AND POVERTY AROUND THE WORLD By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer Mason’s office of Social Action and Integrative Learning (SAIL) hosted an annual Hunger Banquet on Nov. 14, where approximately 100 Mason students, faculty, and…

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Campus events for stress-free finals

By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer December is always a stressful time for college students. With upcoming final exams, papers, and projects, many people feel as though they do not have the time or energy to do anything fun or take…

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No Shave November

SPREADING AWARENESS FOR MEN’S HEALTH By James Stemple, Staff Writer November brings thoughts of family, tradition, holidays, and daylight savings. All that and the lack of shaving. You’ve probably heard the term “No Shave November” thrown around before—maybe as a…

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Mail Room Renovations Reduce Wait Times

THE NEW PACKAGE SYSTEM IS PART OF $300,000 IN UPGRADES TO MAIL SERVICES By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer You may have noticed something different about the mailroom this semester. With the lines of students waiting to pick up packages often…

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What is wrong with Wi-Fi on campus?

MASON’S IT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EXPLAINS WHAT IS BEING DONE TO IMPROVE THE NETWORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer If you’ve never stood in the middle of a dorm room, holding your laptop to the ceiling in an effort to connect to eduroam…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Huong Cao, Staff Writer, Mia Wise, Staff Writer  and Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Staff: Michael Hunter, Access Service Specialist at Fenwick Library What is your position at Fenwick Library? Outside of providing circulation and information services, which is everything…