Tag: Mason

Uvaldo Acosta Honored in Men’s Volleyball Invitational

By Clinton W. Carlson JR, Contributor Mason’s Men’s volleyball team hosted the inaugural Uvaldo Acosta Invitational January 26-28 at the Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) on the Fairfax Campus. The invitational honors Mason Class of 1996 alum Uvaldo Acosta who played…

Patriots Basketball Continues Victories Over Winter Break

MENS AND WOMENS TEAMS WON NINE OF 14 GAMES SINCE LAST SEMESTER  By Liam Griffin, Staff Writer Although most students have been away from campus since the end of the fall semester, Mason’s men’s and women’s basketball teams have been…

Who Benefits From the High Costs of Textbooks?

THE TRUE PRICE OF PROFESSORS ASSIGNING THEIR OWN WORK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The start of the new semester has Mason students spending hundreds of dollars on textbooks, but what if professors are unethically benefitting from assigning their own…

Board of Visitors Revises Mason’s Ten Year Strategic Plan

THE PLAN PROMISES TO KEEP TUITION COSTS LOW WHILE INCREASING ENROLLMENTS BY 8,000 By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Mason’s Board of Visitors met just before finals in December to update the school’s ten-year strategic plan, which began in 2014. Part…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Mia Wise,  James Stemple, and Dinanda Pramesti Student: Mariam Zaidi What is your major and year? I am a Junior, Computer Science major and Math minor. What organizations are you involved in on and off campus? I love staying involved…

Pride Alliance hosts Mason annual Student Drag Show

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On Nov. 10, Mason students gathered at the Johnson Center Cinema with excitement. However, what they were waiting for was not a movie, but the annual Mason Student Drag Show organized by Pride Alliance at…

Campus events for stress-free finals

By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer December is always a stressful time for college students. With upcoming final exams, papers, and projects, many people feel as though they do not have the time or energy to do anything fun or take…

Mail Room Renovations Reduce Wait Times

THE NEW PACKAGE SYSTEM IS PART OF $300,000 IN UPGRADES TO MAIL SERVICES By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer You may have noticed something different about the mailroom this semester. With the lines of students waiting to pick up packages often…

Patriot Pantry Provides for Students in Need

OVER 60 STUDENTS USE THE PANTRY WEEKLY FOR FOOD AND HYGIENIC SUPPLIES By Gemma Carretta, Staff Writer and Fareeha Rehman, Co-Editor-in-Chief Mason’s diversity includes students from upper, middle, and lower economic classes. According to a New York Times study of…