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Governor Ralph Northam announces new refinancing plan

 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announces plan that will help universities in Virginia recover from COVID-19 debts BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, joined by President Gregory Washington and state legislators on campus, announced a refinancing plan on…

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STUDENTS REACT TO FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

 Students describe how they felt after watching Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head during the debate on Sept. 29 BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump faced off in the first…

Rebecca Pearcey joins weekly speaker series on 2020 elections

The Schar School of Policy and Government hosted Rebecca Pearcey on Sept. 22 to discuss politics, campaigning, the upcoming election and more BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Steven Pearlstein, a Robinson Professor for Public Affairs and the moderator for the…

Zoom university: Adjusting to college without a campus

  Mason students face major adjustments to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic BY OLIVIA VERMANE, STAFF WRITER Jeremy Hodge, an upperclassman studying history and screenwriting, came to Mason to start a new life.  A complicated relationship with his hometown…

Virginia Colleges Respond to Spikes in COVID-19 Cases

Mason to continue hybrid classes, despite rise in COVID-19 cases on college campuses BY HANNAH CHO STAFF WRITER Similar to other Virginia colleges, Mason has implemented a COVID-19 dashboard, that is to be updated weekly. The dashboard displays the number…

Safe Return to Campus Plan is Initiated at Mason

President Gregory Washington initiates the Safe Return to Campus plan for all residential students and faculty on campus BY: SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER  As the number of COVID-19 cases increases in Fairfax County, President Gregory Washington has taken several initiatives…