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Mason tips and tricks

CHECK OUT HELPFUL TIPS TO EASILY NAVIGATE YOUR WAY AROUND CAMPUS LIFE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Being a Mason student means being a part of a large and diverse group of individuals. But navigating campus life can come with…

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Cheap fun

ENJOY YOUR SPRING BREAK WITHOUT EMPTYING YOUR BANK ACCOUNT By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Spring Break is finally here, and after two months of projects, lectures and midterms, there’s a whole week to relax and enjoy your time. But sometimes…

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Five Simple Steps to Find Motivation

SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE YOU WORK SMARTER By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As you continue to get more notifications from Blackboard and less from your favorite social media outlets, you probably wish that winter break was longer.  You might even feel…

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Mason Students Share Tips…

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer As a new semester has started, Mason students are getting adjusted to their stressful but exciting college life. Whether you are a senior trying to balance school and part-time jobs or a freshman starting their…

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Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…

Tips for staying safe on campus

This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. An email announcement on behalf of Dave Farris, director of Safety and Emergency Management in the Environmental Health and Safety Office, was sent out Feb. 16 to…

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Eight tips to help you make the most out of office hours

For university students, taking the time to visit a professor or teacher’s assistant during their office hours can be the key to better grades, improved communication skills and enhanced networking opportunities. However, many students shy away from one-on-one interaction with…