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Completed Maintenance Notice – Database Upgrade August 9, 2021

by OnMason Webmaster
The upgrade to the database management system (DBMS) scheduled for August 9, 2021 has been completed. It is safe to resume making changes to your site....

Upcoming Maintenance Notice – Database Upgrade August 9, 2021

by OnMason Webmaster
On Monday August 9, 2021, we will be upgrading the database management system (DBMS) to a new version. As a result, sites will be periodically unavailable during the day. Also, please do not make any changes to your site on August 9th as we cannot guarantee that any changes made will be preserved. The version […]...

Upcoming Maintenance Notice – Aug 11, 2020

by OnMason Webmaster
We will be upgrading the software running onMason on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 between 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. As a result, onMason will be periodically unavailable during that time....

Let’s Marie Kondo this Place

by OnMason Webmaster
This past August, onMason celebrated it’s 10th anniversary. On one hand, it is quite the accomplishment to serve the Mason community for so long. On the other hand, it means that parts of onMason are a decade old. It’s time for some spring cleaning! We took a look at some of the oldest parts of […]...

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MOVING TOWARDS A PLASTIC-FREE CAMPUS

by Lianna Brown
How the Office of Sustainability is implementing eco-friendly changes BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER On March 23, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 77 was put into effect, with impacts spanning all of Virginia — including Mason. The executive order......

MASON TO RAMP UP TESTING AS SEMESTER CONTINUES

by samigibbs
Safety & Emergency Management staff comment on Mason’s testing operations BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY CHIEF As Mason responds to the Delta variant, COVID-19 testing is expected to be ramped up within the coming weeks.  In an email sent on Wednesday,......

HOW TO MEASURE TIME IN ISOLATION

by Lianna Brown
COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, but it has significantly changed how we perceive time BY COLIN BERRY STAFF WRITER If your last year and a half was anything like mine, you are likely familiar with the stay-at-home black......

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL SECURES BACK-TO-BACK VICTORY FOR THE DC CHALLENGE

by Lianna Brown
A look into the oncoming season with head coach Aylene Ilkson BY JALEN STUBBS STAFF WRITER Mason’s women’s volleyball squad is victorious with a home record of 2-0 so far this season. On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Patriots beat American......