Tag: Fairfax County

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…

AS FALL SEMESTER BEGINS, COVID-19 CASES AT MASON REMAIN LOW

Campus guidelines keep COVID-19 cases at Mason low among students and employees   BY LIANNA BROWN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF During the 2020-2021 school year, Mason was applauded for its ability to keep campus COVID-19 cases low. As the United States surpasses 40…

Here’s what you need to know about absentee voting

BY DAWSON WEINHOLD With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many voters are opting to vote absentee rather than risk exposure by voting in person on Election Day. Absentee voting isn’t a new concept, but many voters will be doing it for…

Mason student explores the history of slaves in Fairfax County

Georgia Brown, an undergraduate history major, is working with the Fairfax County Historic Records Center to create a searchable index of slaves mentioned in court documents. Brown, along with the other historians in the office, searches through documents like wills,…

Fairfax County police implement new 9-1-1 texting program

(Photo credit: Claire Cecil/Fourth Estate) “Call if you can. Text if you can’t.” Police departments in Fairfax County, the Town of Herndon, the Town of Vienna, the Town of Clifton and the City of Fairfax have implemented a Text to…