Category: News

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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…

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Koch Uncovered: Part 3

Inside the Charles Koch Foundation’s “partnership” with Mason By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor  “Twenty million dollars gets you a bench at Georgetown, but [20 million dollars] gets you a law school…

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Capitals raise funds for Broncos

D.C.’s hockey team fundraised for Canadian hockey team after tragedy By Domenic Allegra, Staff Writer The Washington Capitals hosted a fundraiser on Thursday, April 12, to help the victims of the Humboldt Broncos crash. The Humboldt Broncos, a Canadian hockey…

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Model World Health Organization Conference 2018

Mason students study drug policies, practices, and prevention By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer On April 14, Mason hosted its third annual World Health Organization Conference (MWHO), where Mason students heard and discussed drug crises around the world and demonstrated a…