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Pats For Pats – 5/5/22

Welcome back to Pats for Pats, Patriots! For all of those who have finals into next week, the Fourth Estate would like to send a very special pat your way! You got this. This week… Student Phu Nguyen received a…

THE SPOT BRINGS LATE NIGHT BITES TO CAMPUS

Introducing the newest Mason Dining location BY MAGGIE ROTH, CULTURE EDITOR If you’ve ever found yourself on campus into the wee hours of the morning, searching for somewhere to grab a snack and hang out for a bit, a new…

GOOGLE PROVIDES FUNDING TO ENGINEERING EDUCATION

BY COLLIN COPE, OPINION EDITOR Mason College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), alongside the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), recently received a shared $250,000 donation from Google. The donation is focused on advancing equity amongst the student body,…

MASON MADNESS: A NIGHT OF PERFORMANCES AND BASKETBALL

Basketball season opener returns after two years BY M. E. GODFREY Flashing lights of green filled the stands as the crowds roared in anticipation for the annual Mason Madness event on Friday, Oct. 15. Cancelled in 2020 due to the…

STUDENT ORGANIZATION PROFILE: BALLROOM CLUB

Ballroom club members try out new skills post-pandemic BY ARI MASTERS, STAFF WRITER Down the stairs from the Johnson Center food court and discretely tucked behind the WGMU studio, where beats drift out into an all but deserted hallway, is…

Letter from the Editors

Hello Patriots! About two weeks ago we entered the Office of Student Media and were met with a newsroom that appeared to be ready for its section editors, graphic designers, photographers and other staff to return from the 2020 spring…

The Gourmet

Make delicious chicken casserole in less than an hour BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER Unless it came out of a box, I never used to enjoy cooking.That is, until my mom showed me how to make one of my favorite…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS This week, Faces of Mason gives a few graduating seniors the opportunity to tell their story about finishing their college career in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lindsay Krueger I’m a 33-year-old senior with a…

How COVID-19 Impacts Club Sports and Intramurals

BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Mason’s club sports programs’ seasons came to a halt Friday, March 13, when the university sent out an email that stated all events would be canceled through April 10 and that student organizations, teams and clubs…