Tag: Southside

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…

A Legacy to Keep

Well-known Southside employee leaves Mason BY: LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Robert Daniels is always smiling. His kind eyes and salt-and-pepper beard have been a welcome sight for Southside diners.   He spent years sitting at the register or preparing sandwiches. Sometimes…

Southside Made 24-Hour Dining Hall

Southside replaces Ike’s as 24-hour dining hall on campus  BY BRAD BYRNE, STAFF WRITER As Mason students come back from winter break, the spring 2020 semester brings about new changes to the university. This semester a new initiative goes into…

Sodexo Workers Gather To Deliver Union Petition

Workers hold a demonstration as part of ongoing union efforts BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Workers and students met Friday, Sept. 13, in the Southside lobby to deliver a petition to Sodexo’s management team.  Sodexo manages dining for both…

Why Mason’s food is the best in the state

Move over JMU and VT BY OWEN FERGUSON, SCRIBE If you’ve ever lived on campus or eaten in the dining halls at Mason, you know the food all too well. If we’re being honest, it’s pretty great, not to mention the…

OPINION: A modest proposal-start studying in the slobby

By Dominic Pino, Columnist I am writing this column from my favorite place to study at Mason.  There are many great places to study on the Fairfax campus.  Fenwick Library with its comfy chairs and quiet study rooms.  The Johnson…

Mason Housing: Love It or List It

Daniela Rambal, Staff Writer With just days until housing applications go live, many students have already begun looking ahead and preparing for what they hope to be a very promising school year. For current freshmen, this means using their experiences…