Tag: opinion

HELPING ERADICATE THE EXTINCTION OF BIRDS

Time may be running out for these fascinating fliers, but it’s not too late to help them BY MCKENNA BAXTER STAFF WRITER  Birds, some of the most colorful and majestic animals on Earth, are also some of the most endangered….

WHY ABIGAIL SPANBERGER HAS THE MOST TO LOSE NEXT YEAR

BY JEFFREY CARBERRY STAFF WRITER Elected in the blue wave of 2018, former CIA analyst Abigail Spanberger survived a tough election in 2020 but now faces perhaps the biggest challenge of her political career: surviving the 2022 midterms.  Poised with…

WHY NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY IS STILL IMPORTANT

BY BEN DEALEY STAFF WRITER National Coming Out Day is an annual event celebrated on Oct., 11 in the United States, as well as in several European countries. It was first celebrated in 1988 to commemorate the National March on…

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…

AUSTRALIA FINALLY PICKED A SIDE, THE RIGHT SIDE

The Australian government makes a formal decision on nuclear-powered submarines BY JEFFREY CARBERRY STAFF WRITER On Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, President Joe Biden stood in the East Room of the White House, joined virtually by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison…

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…

SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF THE DINING HALLS

A suggestion for the students of George Mason BY CARLOS BORGERT STAFF WRITER  We’re all aware of the problem. We arrive at Southside or Ike’s, bellies rumbling, mouths watering, ready to tear apart whatever food gets on our plates. We…

WHY EVERYONE SHOULD BE WATCHING GLENN YOUNGKIN

The gubernatorial election is almost here, but the path to victory might not be there for Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe BY JEFFREY CARBERRY STAFF WRITER As the 2021 Virginia Gubernatorial Election winds to a close in the final two months…

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…