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Last Week in Politics

Monday, Sept. 30 The Federal Aviation Administration certifies UPS drone delivery business; becomes nation’s first. House committee chairs subpoenas Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani. GOP Rep. Chris Collins resigns from congress following insider trading charges.  Trump reportedly pressured Austrailian prime…

Life After College

Mason senior students share their plans after graduation BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER Most college students have heard the cliche phrase that once a student graduates, they are “stepping into the real world.” It all becomes part of a flashback…

So, What’s Next?

BY SUSAN KATHERINE CORKRAN, STAFF WRITER About five seconds after the word “congratulations” leaves their lips, the question inevitably follows. “So, what are your plans after graduation?” There’s still a mouthful of celebratory cake in your mouth, relatives clamoring to get…

Housing Crisis or Economic Boom?

The Fuller Institute and New Virginia Majority release contradictory reports BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF For some, Amazon’s upcoming move to Northern Virginia is welcome and a decision that would greatly benefit both the region and the state as a…

But Really—Is the Customer Always Right?

BY WREN PUCKETT, CONTRIBUTOR No need to beat around the bush here: working customer service will make a person realize that humans are a gigantic pain in the keister. Recently I worked a Valentine’s Day shift as a host. Doesn’t…

Are Machines Taking Our Jobs?

BY JACE WHITE, STAFF WRITER If you’ve seen the food delivery robots that stumble across our campus after marveling at how they work and being sure to put them on your snapchat story, you may have wondered if this is…

Handshake Event

Handshake officially launches at Mason

Find out how Handshake will benefit your job or internship search… BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Sept. 6, the HUB Ballroom was crowded with students at the Handshake Launch Party, hosted by University Career Services. New to Mason,…

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…

Dewberry Hall Hosts Evening Career Fair

MONDAY’S EVENT OFFERS STUDENTS A CHANCE TO MEET WITH 55 POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS By Noah Winthrop, Staff Writer The office of Career Services will host a career night on Oct. 23 to follow up on the success of their fall career…

Mason students earn money and class credit to help with research

THE PSYCHOLOGY AND ECONOMICS DEPARTMENTS OFFER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS By Sarah Wheeler and Noah Winthrop, Staff Writers Research shapes our academic world, and Mason’s Departments of Economics and Psychology allow students to get involved by contributing directly to research projects. Professor…