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Patriot player sets record despite loss to William & Mary

OTIS LIVINGSTON SCORES HIS 1,000TH CAREER POINT  By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Wednesday’s men’s basketball game included a scoring milestone, an old CAA rivalry and a season first for the Mason men. The Patriots were defeated by William & Mary…

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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…

Patriots of All Ages Lead the Team to Victory

By Natalie Heavren, Contributor        On Nov. 29, the Mason Women’s Basketball team, coming off only their second loss of the season, against a University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks a team that hasn’t won since their opening game on November…

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OPINION: Eating Disorder Recovery During the Holidays: A Guide

By Susan Katherine Corkran, Columnist Between the Thanksgiving leftovers spilling out of the fridge and sugar cookies at every turn, I know firsthand that the holiday season can feel overwhelming during recovery from an eating disorder. Eating mindfully, giving your…

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2017 Elections signal change for Democrats in 2018

BUT THE PARTIES DISAGREE ON VIRGINIA’S IMPACT ON MIDTERMS  By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer The November elections demonstrated huge successes for the Democratic party. In Virginia, Governor-elect Ralph Northam won by almost nine points, and fellow Democrats Justin Fairfax and…

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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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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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Mason Turns Out for Historic Virginia Election

A BREAKDOWN OF HOW STUDENTS VOTED IN THE 2017 RACE  By Michael Eberhart, News Editor A breakdown of how students voted in the 2017 race Virginia voters made their voices heard at the polls last week in the first major…