OPINION: General education is vital to the ultimate success of university students

As a freshman, my courses this year are varied; many of them are not particularly relevant to my major—this being a product of the dreaded general education requirements at Mason, or “gen eds.” Overall, many students feel that gen eds are an unnecessary waste of time. I, quite honestly, beg to differ.

OPINION: The many colors of discrimination

My education began at a Lutheran elementary school in Richmond, Virginia. The school was small with only two hundred students, twelve classrooms and a staff of twenty teachers.