Category: News

Mason’s favorite coffee spot gets a makeover

This story was originally published in the April 27 print issue. The Northern Neck Starbucks is scheduled to undergo renovations this summer. Work will begin immediately after the final examination period and will end on July 15. During this period,…

Seeking adventure from the heights of Mason

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. Tall and lanky with a full head of hair, Robbie blends in with the thousands of students who walk across Mason’s campus everyday. On the roofs of Mason’s buildings,…

Humanities courses begin expanding use of technology

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. As Mason adapts to the growing demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education, other departments are examining the role of technology as a tool of learning and teaching….

Student Government plans to solve Wi-Fi problems

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. This spring semester, IT Services and Student Government declared that they had a plan to improve Mason’s Wi-Fi, but so far enhancements are yet to be seen. On March…

New Vice Provost to bring Mason into digital age

The Mason Office of Distance Learning within the Office of the Provost searching for a Vice Provost for Digital Innovation and Learning, a new administrative title within the university. According to Mason Provost and Executive Vice-President David Wu, like any…

Mason Police report third arson of the semester

Mason Police reported on Wednesday, April 22 for the third arson incident this semester, this time at Sandbridge Hall. There have also been two fires at Robinson Hall B on March 31 and April 1. “On Tuesday, April 21, 2015…

Braddock Road may be expanded, but not anytime soon

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. The Braddock District is proposing to expand a section of Braddock Road. The Braddock Road Multimodal study is proposing three projects, according to the study’s website. The first is…