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TIKTOK REACHES ONE BILLION USERS GLOBALLY

The short-form video application shared that it has one billion active global users BY BRAD BYRNE STAFF WRITER On Sept. 27, the short-form video application TikTok shared that it had reached one billion users using the app globally every month….

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS BRING NEW CANDIDATES

A look into this year’s candidates and their plans for Student Government  BY KENDALL BARNHARDT STAFF WRITER  Fall 2021 Student Government (SG) elections are here, with 22 people running for the Student Senate body. Freshman Zayd Hamid: Candidate Zayd Hamid…

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…

LONE PROTESTOR TAKES STAND AGAINST BULL RIDING EVENT

Former Mason student protests invitational at EagleBank BY MADISON SCHOFIELD, STAFF WRITER Asteria Lysippe, a vegan activist and former Mason student, held a protest against Professional Bull Riding (PBR)’s Fairfax Invitational event on Saturday, Sept. 25 outside EagleBank Arena. As…

MASON STUDENTS PROTEST PBR BULL RIDING EVENT

Local activists join students to protest alleged animal cruelty BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Mason students plan to protest the Professional Bull Riders’ (PBR) upcoming Fairfax Invitational event at EagleBank Arena, where 45 top bull riders will compete in three…