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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…

Town Hall Addresses Student Debt Concerns

Senator Mark Warner focuses on student loan debt, financial literacy and other issues BY HAILEY BULLIS, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Friday, Sept. 13, Senator Mark Warner hosted a town hall meeting in the Hub ballroom aimed at addressing his legislative initiatives,…

The Japanese Breakfast and Its Health Benefits

CLAUDE MCVICKER, CONTRIBUTOR Japan is an island nation directly off the eastern coast of China, boasting a population of about 126 million (as of 2018), the third largest economy in the world and, most noticeably, the longest expected life span…

Pride Alliance Takes Off In New Directions

Pride Alliance continues to be a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community  BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Now celebrating their 30th year as an organization at Mason, Pride Alliance is a group focused around making Mason safer and more inclusive…

Mason’s Procurement Needs to be Conflict-Free

BY SUMMER BROWN, STAFF WRITER Every action we make has consequences. Some have minor impacts and some have larger impacts. At times, we most often think that our actions cannot possibly have too large of consequences, at least on a…