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Editorial: Make smart choices so we can go back to school

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November 21, 2020

Distance learning sucks. This is not the fault of George Mason or FCCPS as a whole, both of which have handled distance learning very well, especially given the circumstances. But it sucks. Every day,...

VHSL adopts third model of reopening, postpones all sports until December

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July 27, 2020

In a 34-1 vote on Monday, the Virginia High School League voted to adopt the third model of reopening high school sports for the upcoming school year, postponing all sports until at least December and...

Quaranteens Blog #1: Looking On The Bright Side

Quaranteens Blog #1: Looking On The Bright Side
May 12, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely been an experience that we would all like to be over. Most people are tired of being quarantined at this point and want to go back to their normal lives. However, when...

The effect that the cancellation of spring sports had on Mason

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April 23, 2020

After Governor Ralph Northam announced that all Virginia schools must be closed for the rest of the school year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Virginia High School League (VHSL) announced...

Satire: The Universe reveals that March was all just an April Fool’s Day prank

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April 1, 2020

The Universe revealed that March was one massive, cruel April Fool's Day prank after one of the longest, most chaotic months to date. In its apology statement, The Universe agreed to rewind the world back...

Satire: Ways to take advantage of quarantine

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April 1, 2020

With school closed for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus outbreak, things are looking pretty bleak. However, it’s not all bad! Here are some ways to take the bad circumstances of this outbreak...

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