Tag: COVID-19

MASON’S COVID RESPONSE: A CRY AGAINST HYPOCRISY

BY ELI KOHN STAFF WRITER So, here we all are. A new year, and boy, things look promising. There’s hundreds of people roaming Wilkin’s Plaza, tons of in-person classes and a line outside Chipotle that has only gotten longer since…

EIGHT OUT OF 4,900 STUDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

COVID-19 cases remain low at Mason BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER As September falls into October, Mason continues to make efforts toward keeping campus COVID-19 cases low. With a mask and vaccination mandate put on campus over the summer and…

THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS

Long after the start of the pandemic, more of its long-lasting effects are brought to light BY MCKENNA BAXTER STAFF WRITER The COVID-19 pandemic brought no shortage of trials and tribulations. As the numbers of infected individuals climbed, so did…

STUDY ABROAD FROM HOME

How the Global Education Office is making virtual study abroad possible BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER With the new changes this past year has brought, Mason’s Global Education Office (GEO) has adapted and brought about a way to make the…

HOW TO MEASURE TIME IN ISOLATION

COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, but it has significantly changed how we perceive time BY COLIN BERRY STAFF WRITER If your last year and a half was anything like mine, you are likely familiar with the stay-at-home black…

AS FALL SEMESTER BEGINS, COVID-19 CASES AT MASON REMAIN LOW

Campus guidelines keep COVID-19 cases at Mason low among students and employees   BY LIANNA BROWN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF During the 2020-2021 school year, Mason was applauded for its ability to keep campus COVID-19 cases low. As the United States surpasses 40…

Letter from the Editors

Hello Patriots! About two weeks ago we entered the Office of Student Media and were met with a newsroom that appeared to be ready for its section editors, graphic designers, photographers and other staff to return from the 2020 spring…