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Restaurant Review: Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:05am
A SWEET ADDITION TO VIENNA By Cat Tong, Staff Writer Located on the outskirts of Vienna, Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee – opened in early Dec. 2001, has become the town’s newest attraction. Rising in popularity among instagrammers and foodies,...

Why parking is still a problem

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:05am
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PARKING BUDGET AND HOW CONSTRUCTION AFFECTS STUDENTS By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer Why does it cost so much to park at Mason, and why is it so hard to find a spot? The Fairfax campus...

UberEats vs Tapingo

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:05am
MASON CHOOSES ITS FAVORITE DELIVERY APP By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Until recently, you could not enjoy a delicious Big Mac sandwich with a large order of fries while sitting at home in the comfort of your pajamas and binge...

Homecoming is just around the corner

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:05am
THESE ARE SNAPSHOTS OF SOME EVENTS TAKING PLACE  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Starting on Tuesday Feb. 6, (or 8 depending on some GMU Website sources) Mason will partake in Homecoming 2018. From Feb. 6-10 Mason will play host to...

Mason themed meme group ‘GMU Memes for Koch Brother Teens’

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 8:05am
By Mitchell Westall, Contributor Since its creation in the beginning of May 2017, the Facebook group GMU Memes for Koch Brother Teens has quickly become a staple of Mason culture. This comes as no surprise to the creator of the...

Uvaldo Acosta Honored in Men’s Volleyball Invitational

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
By Clinton W. Carlson JR, Contributor Mason’s Men’s volleyball team hosted the inaugural Uvaldo Acosta Invitational January 26-28 at the Recreation Athletic Complex (RAC) on the Fairfax Campus. The invitational honors Mason Class of 1996 alum Uvaldo Acosta who played...

OPINION: Super Bowl LII Preview and Prediction

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
By Hogan Lepore, Columnist The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will face off in Super Bowl LII Sunday, Feb. 4, in Minneapolis. The Patriots look to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super Bowl wins in the...

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
ICYMI: READ A RUN-DOWN OF THE 2018 GRAMMYS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday night. This year’s broadcast of the awards show was surely...

Restaurant Review: Ramen Factory 42

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
By Cat Tong, Staff Writer Growing weary of cup ramen noodles, as the typical college diet goes, I decided to go out for a change. I ventured into Falls Church to visit the “hot & new” restaurant as declared on...

OPINION: Virginia Needs Tuition Reform Now

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
By Virginia Senator Bill DeSteph, Contributor Last year, almost two dozen colleagues from both sides of the aisle and both Houses of the General Assembly came together to support the radical idea that a degree from one of Virginia’s public colleges...

OPINION: Russian Interference: What can you do to not be duped?

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
By Chris Kernan-Schmidt, Columnist News and reports on Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election has been unwavering for much of 2017 and so far in 2018. Investigations, intelligence reports, sensationalized news, etc. have plagued our screens. These reports may...

MLK Commemoration week celebrates Dr. King’s work

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
ODIME ORGANIZED WEEK-LONG EVENT MASON EVENT HONOR KING’S DR. KING By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor The Office of Diversity of Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) organized a week-long event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of justice and...

Virginia General Assembly Considers Bills Pitched by Students

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
POLICY ISSUES INCLUDE VOTER REGISTRATION, FREE SAT’S AND MORE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Danielle Melton, Jamie Thomas, Rasheda Elsamahi, and Andrew Millin, all members of the Mason chapter of the think tank The Roosevelt Institute, pitched legislation to members...

Veronica Lewis: Low Vision, High Aspirations

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
MASON STUDENT SPREADS AWARENESS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer For Veronica Lewis, junior, life is just a little bit different. Lewis has low vision, a disability that she was diagnosed with when she...

Five Simple Steps to Find Motivation

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 10:05am
SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE YOU WORK SMARTER By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As you continue to get more notifications from Blackboard and less from your favorite social media outlets, you probably wish that winter break was longer.  You might even feel...

Mason Students Share Tips…

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 6:07pm
By Huong Cao, Staff Writer As a new semester has started, Mason students are getting adjusted to their stressful but exciting college life. Whether you are a senior trying to balance school and part-time jobs or a freshman starting their...

AnyOne Can Step Up! Teaches Students to Intervene in Emergencies

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 8:07pm
SSAC TRAINS STUDENTS HOW TO BE ACTIVE BYSTANDERS By Michael Eberhart, News Editor Mason’s Student Support and Advocacy Center (SSAC) has been training students to intervene in a wide range of emergency situations, from drug and alcohol abuse to eating...

OPINION: Truly New Resolutions

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 8:07pm
By: Susan-Katherine Scorkran, columnist Unless your New Year’s resolutions have included shunning social media, you have probably already stumbled upon the updates, posts, and shares all latching onto the same revered goal of 2018—perfecting the body. Whether this means shedding...

Chipotle Arrives at Mason

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 7:05am
OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, STUDENTS CAN EAT BURRITOS AND MORE AT THE JOHNSON CENTER FOOD COURT By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Chipotle opens on campus Thursday, Jan. 18, at 10:45 a.m just in time to feed hungry students this...

Patriot player sets record despite loss to William & Mary

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 7:05am
OTIS LIVINGSTON SCORES HIS 1,000TH CAREER POINT  By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Wednesday’s men’s basketball game included a scoring milestone, an old CAA rivalry and a season first for the Mason men. The Patriots were defeated by William & Mary...