Category: News

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Northam’s population strategy

Eradicating the Opioid Crisis in Northern Virginia By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Governor Ralph Northam and Northern Virginia leaders spoke at Mason on April 19 regarding the opioid crisis currently threatening the nation. As the largest public research university in…

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Men’s volleyball ends season in EIVA tournament

A four-set loss closes out the Patriots’ 17-12 season By Domenic Allegra, Staff Writer The Patriots’ men’s volleyball team entered the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA) Tournament on Thursday, April 19, as the number one seed, looking to win and…

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A preview of Mason Day 2018

Food trucks, an obstacle course and singer Daniel Caesar are coming to the 53rd annual campus celebration By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer The 53rd annual Mason Day celebration is coming up on Friday, April 27, 2018. The main attraction at…

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APA Heritage Month celebrates the diversity of Asian Americans

Asian American students led a discussion on the challenges and stereotypes they face By Diana Nadira, Contributor As a part of ODIME’s Asian Pacific American Heritage (APAH) month celebration, a panel discussion on “Dreams, possibilities and challenges for APA students”…

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Patriot Pantry hosts end-of-year donation drive

But the program’s future is uncertain as leaders prepare to graduate By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Financial difficulties and food insecurity can be a major worry for Mason students, but the student-run Patriot Pantry program is available to help. Professor…

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Recycling at Mason

By Stephanie Gomez, Contributor Mason’s Recycling and Waste Management team, Office of Sustainability and student researchers funded by the Patriot Green Fund (PGF)  are creating and managing ways to adopt recycling routines for students, staff and faculty. “We need to…

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“Reproductive justice is education justice”

Student Power educates students on inequalities in virginia schools By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Student Power, a grassroots student organization on campus, worked with an organization called Reproaction to organize and host an event, “Reproductive Justice is Education Justice,” at…

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Mason sports ends 2017-2018 season

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer As the semester comes to a close, so do the spring sports seasons. Mason baseball has been up and down this season. The team started off with eight consecutive losses before rattling off four wins…

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Women’s athletics panel

Discussion Focused on Issues for Female Coaches in College Sports By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Mason’s Division of Sport, Recreation and Tourism hosted the “Breaking Gender Roles: Women Coaching Men” symposium with a panel of  women’s coaches in Merten Hall…