Tag: online classes

Dear Ivy: How to Juggle Hybrid Classes

BY KAYLYN MATIS STAFF WRITER  Dear Ivy, We are starting a really weird semester that none of us have experienced before. I have a few online classes and a few meeting in person. I have never done an online class…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS This week, Faces of Mason gives a few graduating seniors the opportunity to tell their story about finishing their college career in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lindsay Krueger I’m a 33-year-old senior with a…

Coronavirus Survival Guide

Hand sanitizer is not the only thing you’ll need to get through the pandemic BY: AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER In just a few short weeks, all of us have had our lives completely turned around. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean…

Online Teaching is Clearly Superior

BY: CHRIS KERNAN-SCHMIDT, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT Editor’s note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. As the pandemic rages on, as life is upended in so many negative ways and as President…

It’s Time to Close up Shop

BY: STEVEN ZHOU, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT Editor’s note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. In light of all that’s been happening with the coronavirus pandemic, higher education is facing a number…

Mason Makes Changes Amidst COVID-19

University shifts to online courses for the remainder of the semester, closes dorms BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR Interim President Anne Holton announced in a university-wide email on Monday, March 16, that Mason would move to online learning for the…

Online Classes and the Mason Community

Faculty and students react to change in Mason’s academic structure BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Mason community received an email from Interim President Anne Holton detailing precautionary action regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March…

Pass/Fail Grades Are a Good Idea for This Semester

BY: DOMINIC PINO, OPINION EDITOR Perseverance is a virtue, but so is wisdom, and sometimes it is not wise to persevere. While we should press on and complete our semester, we should not keep the same grading system we had…

Social Distancing While Going to Class

Students respond to Mason’s transition to online instruction BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR For the rest of this semester, the Mason campus will be devoid of any students rushing to class or meeting up at dining halls. Instead, students…

President Angel Cabrera Speaks At Faculty Senate Meeting

Infrastructure, transparent funding and online classes were discussed BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Faculty Senate resumed meetings last week on Oct. 3, with an address from President Cabrera and an ensuing discussion between members of faculty. Protestors from Transparent GMU…