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Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS This week, Faces of Mason gives a few graduating seniors the opportunity to tell their story about finishing their college career in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lindsay Krueger I’m a 33-year-old senior with a…

How COVID-19 Impacts Club Sports and Intramurals

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason’s club sports programs’ seasons came to a halt Friday, March 13, when the university sent out an email that stated all events would be canceled through April 10 and that student organizations, teams and clubs…

Letter to the Editor: Perspectives on Well-Being

BY: PHILIP WILKERSON During the past few years, my interest in the study of well-being and holistic wellness has blossomed. I have subscribed to journals and podcasts, and I have spent numerous hours diving into the aspects of life that…

There’s No Smiling at the DMV

BY SIDONIA CANNON, STAFF WRITER The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is where souls come to die. The waiting room is sopping with despair. Forgotten dreams and lost hopes hang in the air like the humidity on a muggy summer…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR This week, for our final issue of the semester, we take a look at two Fourth Estate editors that will be leaving the newsroom, Opinion Editor Chris Kernan-Schmidt and News Editor Abigail Adcox STUDENT:…

Washington, D.C. Can Do Something Right

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER I don’t know if you heard, but the Washington Nationals won the World Series. If you’re disappointed in our nation’s capital, it’s because you’re looking at the wrong people. Turn your gaze from the White…

Last Week in News

Monday, Oct. 21  Facebook takedowns show new Russian activity targeting Biden, praising Trump. British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow denies Boris Johnson vote on Brexit. U.S. reduces its troop strength by 2,000 in Afghanistan, according to Gen. Austin “Scott”…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Thursday, Oct. 24 — Truman Hall Drug Law Violations: Two Subjects (GMU) were referred to the Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-010531 — Referred to OSC Thursday, Oct. 24 — Fairfax Campus Hit and Run:…

Communication Department’s Career Forum

Mason’s Communication department hosts 9th annual networking event BY ALEXA TIRONI STAFF WRITER The 9th Annual Communication Career Forum offered students an opportunity to network with career professionals within the communication field.  The forum was hosted on Tuesday, Oct. 22…

Amateur Drag Show Brings Pride to Mason

Performers vogued, shimmied and slayed BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Friday, Oct. 25, the small Gillespie Gallery of Art in the Art and Design Building buzzed with chatter. From the moment the doors opened, the audience section was full,…