Tag: Money

More Money, Less Problems

Take Back Treating Yourself BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER It starts as a frappuccino. Then, a new pair of jeans. Then, a weekend trip away. In the end, treating yourself is putting a hole in your wallet.  Treating yourself means gifting…

More Money, Less Problems

Try telling yourself you have food at home BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR I hate leftovers as much as the next person. However, turning one meal into two or three can make a big difference for your budget. For everyone…

More Money, Less Problems

How to spend less on food BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR If you are what you eat, Mason students would be Dunkin iced coffees, Chipotle burrito bowls, Ike’s late-night breakfasts and groceries from Walmart or Giant.  At least, the…

More Money, Less Problems

Scholarships are an effective way to help pay for college  BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR  Ah, how does one pay for school, you ask? Is it through grit, determination and struggle? Yes.  However, the real answer is money.  Whether you…

Money? A Monstrous Battle With Tuition

How can I get out of this mess? BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE ASSISTANT, CULTURE EDITOR It’s the Wednesday of the week I’m supposed to go back to Mason. This year, I’m a junior. I am the Assistant Culture Editor of the newspaper…

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…

Filmmaker Kimberly Reed talks “Dark Money”

Mason hosts a film screening and Q&A with Kim Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Film and Media Studies department invited Kimberly Reed, the director of “Dark Money,” to an event that featured her film Tuesday, Oct. 30. As…

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College life on a budget

Saving can feel overwhelming, but with these tips, it doesn’t have to be HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Saving money as a college student is easier said than done. Between the countless cups of coffee and the convenience of on-campus…

Combating college costs

Sen. Tim Kaine, journalists discuss higher education financial issues and policy BY DONNA IMADI   The national organization Young Invincibles sponsored a summit on higher education Feb. 27 that brought together journalists and policymakers to discuss higher education financial issues…