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Cheap fun

ENJOY YOUR SPRING BREAK WITHOUT EMPTYING YOUR BANK ACCOUNT By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Spring Break is finally here, and after two months of projects, lectures and midterms, there’s a whole week to relax and enjoy your time. But sometimes…

OPINION: College is what you make of it

By Chris Kernan-Schmidt, Columnist I love Mason. The classes, the staff, athletics, even the mundane walks to and from class can be interesting. However, some of my peers do not have the same attitude that I do. From looking at…

Mason Ski and Snowboard Club races for Nationals

THE STUDENT-RUN ATHLETIC CLUB IS CROWDSOURCING FUNDING TO COMPETE AT LAKE PLACID By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer One of Mason’s newest and most little-known teams is headed to Nationals. Again. The George Mason Ski and Snowboard Club was founded by…

The search for on-campus housing

STUDENTS SCRAMBLE FOR ROOMS AS MANY LOSE HOUSING GUARANTEE By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer The search is on. Mason students are scrambling for off-campus housing following an email saying all seniors are waitlisted for on-campus housing. On Friday, Feb. 9,…

Products of prison labor on campus

HOW FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES MADE BY PRISONERS END UP IN MASON CLASSROOMS By Erik Truong, Staff Writer The furniture used at Mason every day, along with supplies in the academic buildings and residence halls, are all the products of prison…

Working students give advice

HOW DO STUDENTS STAY SANE WHILE JUGGLING SCHOOL AND WORK? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer According to a U.S. Census report from 2011, 71 percent of undergrads were working while in college. With such a high number, it is interesting…

“Chewdanese” brings part of Sudan to Mason

By Wafer Salih, Staff Writer GMU’s Sudanese Student Association host their second annual “Chewdanese” event on Tuesday Feb. 20 at the JC Bistro. The event took place 5 p.m. between 8 p.m. Attendees enjoyed a night filled with food and…

Mason’s observatory looks to the stars

THE ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT HOSTS VISITING SCIENTISTS SEARCHING FOR OTHER PLANETS By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Space is the limit for researchers at the Mason observatory in Research Hall. Students and faculty from the astronomy department investigate topics like astrobiology —…

Get physical with Mason Rec

EARN CLASS CREDIT WHILE GETTING FIT By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer It is a well-known fact that Mason offers a diverse array of majors. From Anthropology to Computer Science, there is a major for everyone to be able to study…