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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…

Letter to the Editor: Perspectives on Well-Being

BY: PHILIP WILKERSON During the past few years, my interest in the study of well-being and holistic wellness has blossomed. I have subscribed to journals and podcasts, and I have spent numerous hours diving into the aspects of life that…

There’s No Smiling at the DMV

BY SIDONIA CANNON, STAFF WRITER The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is where souls come to die. The waiting room is sopping with despair. Forgotten dreams and lost hopes hang in the air like the humidity on a muggy summer…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR This week, for our final issue of the semester, we take a look at two Fourth Estate editors that will be leaving the newsroom, Opinion Editor Chris Kernan-Schmidt and News Editor Abigail Adcox STUDENT:…

Washington, D.C. Can Do Something Right

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER I don’t know if you heard, but the Washington Nationals won the World Series. If you’re disappointed in our nation’s capital, it’s because you’re looking at the wrong people. Turn your gaze from the White…