Tag: opinion

WHY DO PEOPLE CHEAT?

In the words of psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, can we accept that the grand game of Love and trust are both “risk[s] masquerading as a promise?” BY MOMINA ADEM, STAFF WRITER  I remember sitting in one of my courses when my…

BRUISED. BLEEDING. BROKEN

As presented in Carmen Maria Machado’s memoir, In The Dream House, the throws of Intimate Partner Violence can be difficult to escape, regardless of society’s expectations BY MOMINA ADEM, STAFF WRITER  *CONTENT WARNING: This article covers intimate partner violence/domestic abuse.*…

IN DEFENSE OF COFFEE GIRL

When will Mason protect the students over the strangers that flock to our campus? BY COLLIN COPE, OPINION EDITOR On March 23, Mason’s campus was bustling. After a week off for Spring Break, everyone was back into the swing of…

HAS THE SUPREME COURT BEEN COMPROMISED?

Jan. 6 ties of Justice Thomas’ wife potentially strains Supreme Court BY KEVIN LIGHTNER, STAFF WRITER On March 24, news broke that Virginia Thomas, wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, had exchanged around 29 text messages with then-chief…

THE WORK OF STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Student Government keeps itself busy serving the Mason Nation BY ZAYD HAMID, STUDENT SENATOR  After a competitive gubernatorial election last November, students across campus have increasingly come to see the importance of participating in elections as their consequences affect everyone….

OLYMPIC SKATER COMPETING AFTER FAILED DOPING TEST

BY AUDREY MORALES, STAFF WRITER Following the rules is simple. Athletes have to do it all the time in order to compete. Though when some individuals cheat, there are consequences. Yet, in the 2022 Olympic figure skating competition, this has…