Tag: COVID-19

MASON STUDENTS CONNECT THROUGH DISCORD HUBS

How the new Discord feature allows students to connect with their classmates BY ARI MASTERS STAFF WRITER Mason students are connecting in new ways this semester, thanks to a new “Student Hubs” feature on Discord. Discord is a private messaging…

MASON’S COVID RESPONSE: A CRY AGAINST HYPOCRISY

BY ELI KOHN STAFF WRITER So, here we all are. A new year, and boy, things look promising. There’s hundreds of people roaming Wilkin’s Plaza, tons of in-person classes and a line outside Chipotle that has only gotten longer since…

EIGHT OUT OF 4,900 STUDENTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

COVID-19 cases remain low at Mason BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER As September falls into October, Mason continues to make efforts toward keeping campus COVID-19 cases low. With a mask and vaccination mandate put on campus over the summer and…

THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS

Long after the start of the pandemic, more of its long-lasting effects are brought to light BY MCKENNA BAXTER STAFF WRITER The COVID-19 pandemic brought no shortage of trials and tribulations. As the numbers of infected individuals climbed, so did…

STUDY ABROAD FROM HOME

How the Global Education Office is making virtual study abroad possible BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER With the new changes this past year has brought, Mason’s Global Education Office (GEO) has adapted and brought about a way to make the…

HOW TO MEASURE TIME IN ISOLATION

COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, but it has significantly changed how we perceive time BY COLIN BERRY STAFF WRITER If your last year and a half was anything like mine, you are likely familiar with the stay-at-home black…