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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,…

Northern Virginia’s Pagan Pride Festival

A celebration of community and spirituality on Mason’s campus BY MAGGIE ROTH, STAFF WRITER The Northern Virginia (NOVA) Pagan Pride Festival was held on Merten Hall’s lawn Saturday, Sept. 28, allowing one of the area’s lesser-known cultures to gather on…

Mason Ranked Most Diverse and Innovative School in Virginia

Mason tops newest U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings for Virginia BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER In the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 rankings for Campus Ethnic Diversity, Mason was ranked as the most ethnically diverse university in…

Last Week in Politics

BY ABIGAIL ADCOX NEWS EDITOR Monday, Sept. 23 Climate protestors block street of D.C. during morning commute for climate strike. America may lose its “measles elimination” status according to the New York Times. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Pelosi confirms formal Trump…

More Money, Less Problems

Try telling yourself you have food at home BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR I hate leftovers as much as the next person. However, turning one meal into two or three can make a big difference for your budget. For everyone…

More Money, Less Problems

How to spend less on food BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR If you are what you eat, Mason students would be Dunkin iced coffees, Chipotle burrito bowls, Ike’s late-night breakfasts and groceries from Walmart or Giant.  At least, the…