Tag: COVID-19

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. …

MASON HAS 48 STUDENTS, 43 FACULTY TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Mason reports a positivity rate of 0.9% among students BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Entering the fourth week of the spring semester, Mason COVID-19 cases continue their downward trend from last week’s reports. This comes amid President Gregory Washington’s announcement…

PRESIDENT WASHINGTON ANNOUNCES COVID-19 POLICY CHANGES

Amid Governor Youngkin’s news laws regardings masks and vaccinations in schools, Mason announces future COVID-19 plans BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER In an email to the Mason community sent on Jan. 31, President Gregory Washington announced changes to GMU’s COVID…

MASON HAS 682 TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN TWO WEEKS

4.6% of Mason students and staff test positive over the two weeks BY ALISON ALBERTY, SOCIAL MEDIA AND GRAPHICS EDITOR   As Mason begins their second week of the semester, positive COVID-19 cases begin to climb down for the first time…

STUDENTS REACT TO AARON ROGERS’ COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS

Aaron Rodgers Tests Positive for COVID-19 BY BRAD BYRNE STAFF WRITER Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 3, and was ruled ineligible to play against the Kansas City Chiefs, according to The New York…

MASON HAS 18 TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN TWO WEEKS

Positive cases remain low as Mason enters 12th week of classes BY ALLISON ALBERTY, GRAPHICS EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR As Mason wrapped up the 11th week of school last week, positive COVID-19 cases remain low. The campus maintains its…