Category: News

GAS PRICES INCREASE IMPACTS STUDENTS

Rising gas prices have cost those who commute more money to come to campus BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER Across the United States, gas prices have steadily been on the rise, with the average price of gas doubling in the…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

Top News From March 28 to April 1 BY ALLISON ALBERTY, SOCIAL MEDIA AND GRAPHICS EDITOR Monday, March 28 Colorado wildfires scorch almost 190 acres, prompting evacuations. The U.S. men’s soccer team qualifies for the 2022 World Cup. Will Smith…

THREE EXECUTIVE CAMPAIGNS PARTICIPATE IN DEBATE AHEAD OF VOTING

Candidates debate relevant issues to the student body BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR; SYDNEY JOHNSON AND AMBER LUCAS, NEWS ASSISTANTS Six candidates from three campaigns participated in the spring Student Government Executive Ticket Debate on March 30 in the Johnson…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

Top news from Mar. 21 to Mar. 25. BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, March 21 Senate hearings for the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson begin. Ukraine rejects Russian offer to withdraw troops from Maripol. In…

KOCH INDUSTRIES TO STAY IN RUSSIA

One of Mason’s biggest donors continues its operations in Russia BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR According to both CBS News and The Washington Post, Koch Industries will continue its operations in Russia, despite other companies withdrawing because of the Russia-Ukraine…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

Top news from March 14 to March 18 BY ALLISON ALBERTY, SOCIAL MEDIA AND GRAPHICS EDITOR Monday, March 14 Russia asks China for financial aid in the war against Ukraine. Tom Brady announced he will return to NFL and Buccaneers….

MASON STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE

In the Russia-Ukraine war, Mason stands with Ukraine BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER Editor’s Note: This article was written and contains interviews taken on or before March 9. In the early morning hours of Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin…

SCHAR SCHOOL WELCOMES ‘EXILED’ UKRAINIAN PROFESSOR

A debrief with Professor Liguasha on his experience as an exiled Ukrainian citizen BY SYDNEY JOHNSON, NEWS ASSISTANT As conflict continues in Ukraine, Schar School professor Anton Lingusha reflects on his time as a Ukrainian citizen before he was exiled…

A LOOK INTO POTENTIAL CHANGES TO MASON CORE

New change could include new requirement BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER As of Feb. 18, the Mason Core Committee has received survey feedback on the proposal for the new structure, thus initiating the start of the process. According to the…

MASON HOSTS TOWN HALL ON MASK MANDATE

President Gregory Washington, Mason faculty and Student Government facilitated the discussion BY SAMI GIBBS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF AND JALEN STUBBS, COPY CHIEF Editor’s Note: The responses and questions were edited for length and clarity. The questions were asked by those in attendance. …