Tag: Students

Time in a Time of Corona

BY: JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER Without looking at a clock, how close can you get to guessing what time it is? The answer will vary from student to student, but many of you reading this during quarantine will probably be…

Mason Makes Changes Amidst COVID-19

University shifts to online courses for the remainder of the semester, closes dorms BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR Interim President Anne Holton announced in a university-wide email on Monday, March 16, that Mason would move to online learning for the…

Online Classes and the Mason Community

Faculty and students react to change in Mason’s academic structure BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Mason community received an email from Interim President Anne Holton detailing precautionary action regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March…

SPECIAL SECTION: MASON CORE

BY: DOMINIC PINO, OPINION EDITOR Since every student is affected by the Mason Core, it is only fitting that students have a lot to say about it. By the time students enroll in college, they have been attending school for…

Army ROTC: The Next Generation of Leaders in America

Students and faculty part of the ROTC discuss their daily responsibilities and experiences in the program BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI, STAFF WRITER On the second level of the Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) lies an office reserved for a specific program on…

Mason Student Tests Negative for Novel Coronavirus

University continues to issue precautions regarding coronavirus BY HASEUNG JOUNG, STAFF WRITER Over the past couple of weeks, alarming reports about the novel coronavirus outbreak rooted in China have prompted international panic. While numbers continue to rise, there are now…

Mason PD Released Email Regarding Student Death

BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Saturday, Jan. 31, Mason students and faculty received an email from Chief Carl Rowan of the Mason Police Department regarding the death of a Mason student.  The incident occurred in a dorm in…

Thanksgiving at Mason

Students who can’t go home for Thanksgiving share their experiences BY SARA ANWAR, STAFF WRITER While Thanksgiving is a national family holiday in the U.S., not all students are able to travel back to see their family during the five-day…

The mental aftermath of hurricanes

Mason student reflects on the hardships after Irma and Maria hit her home By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Melting ice caps and disappearing forests are common visualizations of climate change, but mental health issues can be a direct cause of…