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MASON STRUGGLES TO RETAIN EMPLOYEES AMID LABOR SHORTAGE ON CAMPUS

Labor shortage on campus sparks frustration from staff and students BY ALLISON ALBERTY GRAPHICS EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR As businesses nationwide struggle to find and retain employees, Mason’s on-campus dining services and restaurants are no exception to this labor…

MASON ATHLETICS HANDLES NCAA PENALTIES

Director of Athletics seeks to prevent future NCAA financial aid violations BY JALEN STUBBS With the circumstances regarding the appropriation of financial aid in five different sports, Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Bradford W. Edwards proposed new modifications…

MASON MADNESS: A NIGHT OF PERFORMANCES AND BASKETBALL

Basketball season opener returns after two years BY M. E. GODFREY Flashing lights of green filled the stands as the crowds roared in anticipation for the annual Mason Madness event on Friday, Oct. 15. Cancelled in 2020 due to the…

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…