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Adieu to Ballou after 36 years of greatness

The record for career years worked at Mason is 37. Only one man, John Ballou, came close to that record with 36 years. Mr. Ballou, who was hired to teach art in 1981, has taught film studies, computer graph...

It’s the snowy season

The Mustang swim team is a tight knit group of very competitive swimmers, but even they are no match for team mother nature. Since the start of their swim season in November, they’ve only completed five meets. ...
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Rogue One: a Star Wars review

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” the second major “Star Wars” blockbuster churned out by Disney in the last two years, opened this past weekend, and was a good (not great) addition to the canon; heavy on visuals...

Moments from the Halloween Hootenanny

Mason’s SCA invited parents and children of all ages to come and have fun with some spooky surprises they whipped up for the Halloween Hootenanny. The festivities at the Hootenanny this year included games, Chi...
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Is YouTube closing the freedoms of you?

Recently, YouTube has started demonetizing certain videos from both small and famous creators. As a result of YouTube’s new terms of services, advertisers are no longer putting up ads on channels that aren’t ki...