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Freshmen, You Got This!

BY SUMMER BROWN, STAFF WRITER The first couple of weeks of college are done. For some, it is the very first weeks of college in their life and for others it’s been the same old, same old. Upperclassmen? You have…

Hypocrisy of Prison Labor

BY IVAN ANYANWU, CONTRIBUTOR The 13th Amendment did not outlaw slavery in America. This is reflected in its language: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime … shall exist within the United States.” We exist, effectively, within…

Fall Fashion Trends

Tips for staying warm while still looking stylish BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR The days are shorter and colder and pumpkin spice lattes are back, which can only mean one thing—it’s officially fall. One of the best aspects of fall…

Northam’s population strategy

Eradicating the Opioid Crisis in Northern Virginia By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer Governor Ralph Northam and Northern Virginia leaders spoke at Mason on April 19 regarding the opioid crisis currently threatening the nation. As the largest public research university in…

A preview of Mason Day 2018

Food trucks, an obstacle course and singer Daniel Caesar are coming to the 53rd annual campus celebration By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer The 53rd annual Mason Day celebration is coming up on Friday, April 27, 2018. The main attraction at…

APA Heritage Month celebrates the diversity of Asian Americans

Asian American students led a discussion on the challenges and stereotypes they face By Diana Nadira, Contributor As a part of ODIME’s Asian Pacific American Heritage (APAH) month celebration, a panel discussion on “Dreams, possibilities and challenges for APA students”…

Patriot Pantry hosts end-of-year donation drive

But the program’s future is uncertain as leaders prepare to graduate By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Financial difficulties and food insecurity can be a major worry for Mason students, but the student-run Patriot Pantry program is available to help. Professor…

Recycling at Mason

By Stephanie Gomez, Contributor Mason’s Recycling and Waste Management team, Office of Sustainability and student researchers funded by the Patriot Green Fund (PGF)  are creating and managing ways to adopt recycling routines for students, staff and faculty. “We need to…

“Reproductive justice is education justice”

Student Power educates students on inequalities in virginia schools By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Student Power, a grassroots student organization on campus, worked with an organization called Reproaction to organize and host an event, “Reproductive Justice is Education Justice,” at…

Vision Board Party

By Cat Tong, Staff Writer As the end of the semester approaches, students may lack determination to follow through with their goals. The Omicron Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority hosted a Vision Board Party on Wednesday, April 18,…