Tag: stress

A REALLY, REALLY Important Conversation

Mason’s theater department tackles topical issues with play ‘Really, Really’ BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR This play contains graphic depictions of sexual assault. Audiences are warned of possibly triggering material. Millennials are emerging into adulthood following Christine Blasey Ford accusing…

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…

Student Debt At Mason

Spiros Protopsaltis discusses current trends and offers advice to students BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When Spiros Protopsaltis was the deputy assistant secretary for higher education and student financial aid in the Obama administration, he helped to expand students’ access…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR DEAR IVY, The semester has not yet started, and already I am feeling stressed. For months now, I have been applying for internships in different companies, yet I have not received a positive response so…