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Students, staff and local labor unions show up to advocate for Mason’s custodial workers, who have alleged poor working conditions BY LAURA SCUDDER CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Members of the Mason community gathered in the University Mall parking lot to (More)
Only three new positive tests among students as of March 18 BY LAURA SCUDDER CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mason’s positive cases of COVID-19 remain low as President Gregory Washington informed the community of new plans for some sort of in-person commenc (More)
After a shooting in Atlanta left six women of Asian descent dead, outcry for ending hate towards Asian Americans gains national attention BY HANNAH CHO STAFF WRITER AND SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER Stop AAPI Hate, a nonprofit social organization t (More)
Virginia lawmakers create legislation to abolish the death penalty, making Virginia the first southern state to do so BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Virginia, one of the most prolific users of capital punishment, approved two pieces of legislatio (More)
Virginia Department of Health reports an increase in coronavirus cases BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER According to recent reports by the Virginia Department of Health, Virginia has come to a total of over 565,000 COVID-19 cases, with about 65,000 (More)
Mason students react to Trump’s second impeachment trial and eventual acquittal following Jan. 6 Capitol riot BY SUDIKSHA KOCHI STAFF WRITER The Senate officially acquitted former President Donald Trump for the second time on Feb. 13. He faced (More)
A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, students reflect on university and state responses BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Nearly a year after the campus first shut down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mason students are still coming to terms wi (More)
Mason students give their thoughts on Biden’s inauguration and their hopes for the rest of the presidency BY BRAD BYRNE STAFF WRITER On Jan. 20, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was inaugurated and became the 46th president of the United States. He is the o (More)
Horizon Hall, the new home of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will open on the first day of the spring semester BY LIANNA BROWN NEWS EDITOR Horizon Hall, the new academic building at Mason and the new home to the College of Humanit (More)
Student Government launches Patriot Protection Program, commences first phase with installation of lights BY LIANNA BROWN NEWS EDITOR In October, Student Government voted to fund the first phase of the Patriot Protection Program. The program aims (More)