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MASON TURNS FIFTY

The anniversary celebration included performances, videos and speeches BY SAMI GIBBS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mason marked its 50th anniversary with a Commemorative Celebration on April 7 at the Johnson Center. This anniversary marks the half-century since former Governor Linwood Holton signed legislation…

MASON STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE

In the Russia-Ukraine war, Mason stands with Ukraine BY ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER Editor’s Note: This article was written and contains interviews taken on or before March 9. In the early morning hours of Feb. 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin…

FACES OF MASON

Ricky Chang, Junior BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER  I first met Ricky Chang on the first day of the semester. He glided confidently into the classroom and introduced himself as our TA for COMM 208: Media Production. After hearing Professor…

WHY SECRETARY CARDONA SHOULD ENCOURAGE DISAFFILIATION

BY VICTORIA WESTERMEYER STAFF WRITER Mason has long been considered a flagship school of the Koch network due to its numerous connections to the Charles Koch Foundation and its donations to our school. Unfortunately, Mason isn’t alone, with the foundation…

MASON FAILS TO MONITOR FINANCIAL AID, COMMITTED VIOLATIONS

  The NCAA concludes George Mason University exceeded the amounts of scholarships given to student athletes BY AUDREY MORALES STAFF WRITER  Financial aid is a pain. Every semester, students worry if they will receive enough aid to pay for their…

HUMANS OF MASON: STEVEN FRANKLIN

Steven Franklin, Class of 2023 BY THAO HO, STAFF WRITER “As of February this past year, I decided to start my own business as an Amazon FBA wholesaler. Throughout quarantine, I decided I was going to work to have money…

SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF THE DINING HALLS

A suggestion for the students of George Mason BY CARLOS BORGERT STAFF WRITER  We’re all aware of the problem. We arrive at Southside or Ike’s, bellies rumbling, mouths watering, ready to tear apart whatever food gets on our plates. We…

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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…