Category: Letter from the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Hey Patriots,  So we have reached the end of our time together for this semester. I can honestly say that, despite some ups and downs, this has been a relatively smooth ride. My Co Editor Hailey and I haven’t fought…

Letter From the Editor

Hey Patriots, In case you haven’t heard, on Tuesday, Nov. 5 the Democratic party gained control of the Virginia State Senate and House of Delegates. This hasn’t been done in 26 years. Regardless of your political stance, it was truly…

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots,  Another Halloween has come and gone. And honestly, as soon as the clock said “12:00 a.m.” on Nov. 1. I saw people already posting photos of people wrapped in Christmas lights. Several posts all over social media declared…

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots, Nice to see ya again. I hope you survived your midterms and had a great two weeks since our last issue. I know our staff enjoyed the two weeks off, but we’re excited to be back in production…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Patriots,  In life, you can’t please everyone. And in this job, we hardly please anyone sometimes.  In the two years I have worked as a reporter, I have seldom written something that made me feel all warm and fuzzy….

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots, Lately I’ve been listening very heavily to a playlist called “Life Changes” on Spotify.  Maybe this is because I’ve been playing catch up in my classes (as I’m sure many of us are by now). Or maybe it’s…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Patriots, “When will we be at the point [in the semester] where I can say that my big achievement for the week is putting a section together?” asked our Sports Editor, Natalie, earlier this weekend.  I think that’s a…

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots, A lot happened last week. From Transparent GMU’s case being heard at the Supreme Court of Virginia to Sodexo workers petitioning for better conditions — there’s a lot to talk about. The Student Support and Advocacy Center hosted…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots,  As I’m writing this, my co-editor, Hailey, celebrated her 20th birthday by bringing a dozen donuts for the staff. We probably should have coordinated better, because I also brought a dozen donuts for the staff. Oh well, it’s…

Letter From the Editors

My Fellow Patriots,  We asked our staff what we should write in our first letter addressing the Mason community. Our Online Director, Billy, shrugged and said, “You should tell them they’re going to have a good year.”  So, here it…