Tag: student

Fighting for the Unknown Family

A week after Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States, he passed an executive order that revoked the visas of 60,000 people and barred all persons from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia from entering…

Mason Pride Alliance rally

Students hold rally in wake of anti-LGBTQ Virginia bill BY MIA WISE, ASSISTANT CAMPUS EDITOR   The Mason Pride Alliance, along with Transgender Queer Mason and Arrows and Aces, organized a rally Feb. 7. These organizations, which are communities for…

Student Government update

Key Legislation, Discussion and Debates BY RYAN COONEY, STUDENT GOVERNMENT BEAT WRITER Mason’s Student government met Jan. 26 for its weekly meeting in Merten Hall 1201. Key legislation of the day included discussion on Resolution 29, in support of bettering…

Mason adds new Wi-Fi access points around campus

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Ask anyone on campus about the school Wi-Fi, and you are most likely to hear, “the Wi-Fi sucks!” On Twitter, there are numerous tweets dedicated to Mason’s inconsistent Wi-Fi. However, some up-and-coming improvements could drastically improve the situation.  Starting…

5 ways to save when you spend

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer It’s not news that college students are often pretty strapped for cash. But who has time to sit around cutting out coupons? Fortunately, there are many ways to save money that do not require you to become an extreme couponer….

Like, Subscribe, Share: The Life of a College YouTube Star

9,319 people is almost enough to fill every seat in EagleBank Area, leaving just 681 seats open. It’s also the number of people who subscribe to Chaney Steinke’s YouTube channel, where the Mason junior posts hair and makeup tutorials as well as personal vlogs….

Spring Semester Starts…Now.

Compiled by Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor It’s time for Spring semester 2016 to begin… You try to hold back tears from your parents while you are packing up to leave because you will actually miss them… Your pet doesn’t understand…

Five Semester Resolutions Every College Student Needs to Make

Written by Hunter Samuelson By the end of the fall semester, negative emotions tend to spoil the everyday lives of college students, so a new semester calls for a mindset makeover. According to a Huffington Post article, most of us see a new calendar…

Student Debt ‘Infects’ Universities

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor In celebration of Halloween—but more importantly, to raise awareness about a critical issue impacting college students—Mason’s Student Power student organization held a Walking-Debt march at the Bernie Sanders National Student Town Hall October 28 at the Recreation and Athletic…

Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden Flourishes

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor In response to the creation of the Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden in 2009, a group of Mason students formed the Mason Organic Garden Association (GOGA) to further cultivate both the garden and their passions. GOGA is an…