Tag: COVID-19

UPDATE ON COVID-19 NUMBERS IN VIRGINIA

Virginia Department of Health reports an increase in coronavirus cases BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER According to recent reports by the Virginia Department of Health, Virginia has come to a total of over 565,000 COVID-19 cases, with about 65,000 of…

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STUDENTS SHARE OPINIONS ABOUT MASON’S COVID-19 RESPONSE

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, students reflect on university and state responses BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Nearly a year after the campus first shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mason students are still coming to terms…

MASON AIDS NORTHERN VIRGINIA VACCINE DISTRIBUTION

CHHS faculty and students work to expand vaccination distribution in areas surrounding Mason BY JAMES TALOCKA STAFF WRITER The nationwide COVID-19 vaccine rollout has experienced delays which are being felt in Northern Virginia. Despite this, Mason’s College of Health and…

DATING DURING A PANDEMIC

How to social distance while you date BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER It might not sound terribly exciting, but it is possible to date and maintain a relationship while following social-distancing guidelines. Here are some fun and safe date ideas…

MASON’S COVID-19 CASE NUMBERS REMAIN LOW

President Washington announces plans to increase testing and start in-house surveillance testing analysis in spring semester BY HAILEY BULLIS SENIOR STAFF WRITER With only days left in the fall semester, Mason has continued to have one of the lowest COVID-19…

STUDENT PLANS FOR NEXT SEMESTER

Students discuss their plans for spring semester as COVID-19 cases rise across the U.S. BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER As the fall semester comes to a close, students are debating whether to attend in-person classes or operate remotely next semester…

MASON ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF SPRING BREAK

Students share opposing opinions on canceling spring break BY LIANNA BROWN NEWS EDITOR In an email to the Mason community on Oct. 19, Provost Mark Ginsberg announced an updated plan for the spring semester, highlighting the elimination of spring break….