Author Archives: jennifershaskan

Sandra Cisneros wins Fairfax Prize

BY KELLY FOSTER, STAFF WRITER   On Sept. 30 at Harris Theatre, Fall for the Book capped off with its Fairfax Prize winner, Sandra Cisneros. The prize is offered to outstanding authors for their written achievements and contributions.   For…

Two country stars collide

BY BENJAMIN LAWLER, STAFF WRITER   On Oct. 8, Alabama and The Charlie Daniels Band took the stage for a three-hour show. Both are icons in the country music genre, and both of them playing at the same place was…

Fantasy focus: Week five

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER   What We Learned:   Tom Brady is still good. The Deflategate saga finally ended with New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady returning from his four game suspension on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Brady…

Fantasy focus: Week four

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER What We Learned:   Matty Ice is the real deal. Coming into last week, there was a lot of doubt about whether or not Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan’s strong start to the season is…

Dorm 101

BY EMILY VERBIEST, STAFF WRITER   Hello all! Are you sick of your boring dorm room? Want to spruce up the place a bit? Then take a look at our top six ways to enhance your dorm room in order…

Club sport of the week: Soccer

BY DAVE SCHRACK, SPORTS EDITOR   The field was overrun with mosquitoes and gnats, even as day turned to dusk turned to night. Cleats and shoes drifting through the natural grass gradually collected loose blades and trimmings with the glue…

Fantasy focus week three

BY MITCHELL WESTALL, STAFF WRITER   What we learned: Stafford and the Lions are just fine without Megatron. Upon the shocking announcement of wide receiver Calvin Johnson’s retirement this March, pundits figured Detroit’s offense would suffer. This offseason, they signed…

Meet Darrell Green, Mason’s Associate Athletics Director

BY BEN CRISWELL, STAFF WRITER   Standing 5 feet 8 (and three-quarters, as he’ll tell you) inches, dressed in a green-collared shirt, dark pants and dress shoes, he blends right into a campus of more than 35,000 students and faculty….

Club Sport of the Week: Football

BY MICHAEL ABLER, STAFF WRITER   Few people think of George Mason as a football school. That’s because Mason does not have a NCAA Division 1, or D1, football program, despite attempts to create one. But Mason does have a…