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NEW OREANS, LA - FEBRUARY 12:  A float in the Rex parade turns on to Canal Street to large crowds with out outstretched arms on Mardi Gras Day.  Fat Tuesday, the traditional celebration on the day before Ash Wednesday and the begining of Lent, is marked in New Orleans with parades and marches through many neighborhoods in the city. (Photo by Rusty Costanza/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 161338988

Mardi Gras: the Fun and the Facts

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer During the week of Feb. 12, it’ll be that time of year again for great celebration. That’s right, it’ll be the famed event know as Mardi Gras. Also known as ‘Fat Tuesday’ in French, Mardi…

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Homecoming is just around the corner

THESE ARE SNAPSHOTS OF SOME EVENTS TAKING PLACE  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Starting on Tuesday Feb. 6, (or 8 depending on some GMU Website sources) Mason will partake in Homecoming 2018. From Feb. 6-10 Mason will play host to…

The Top 10 Christmas Movies

WHAT DO MASON STUDENTS THINK OF THE TOP 10 CHRISTMAS MOVIES?  By Michael Abler Staff Writer It’s that time of year again when people break out the winter jackets, Christmas decorations, and snuggle up indoors watching a few holiday movies….

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Shopping Now or Later?

BLACK FRIDAY, OR CYBER MONDAY  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As we enter the latter half of Fall, we start preparing for Thanksgiving and possibly Christmas. People coming up with shopping plans before November ends and before Dec. 25 rolls…

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Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…

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Halloween: Too Gory or all in Good Fun

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, it’s time to celebrate this occasion with candy, costumes, and of course, by watching a few scary movies throughout October. However, ever since the George Romero films of the 60s, there’s been…


Inconceivable: 30 Years of ‘The Princess Bride’

THE 3O YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRINCESS BRIDE By Michael Abler, Staff Writer On Sept. 25, 1987, audiences were introduced to a cult classic and one of the most enduring films of all time. The story of a farm boy…

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GMU Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule Released

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Mason’s Mens Basketball program released their Atlantic-10 conference schedule for the upcoming basketball season earlier this month. Although the season starts  Oct. 13, Mason does not play at Eagle Bank Arena until Nov. 10  against…

Women’s Volleyball team struggles at George Mason Invitational

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer On Saturday September 2nd, the Mason Ladies’ Volleyball team faced off against the University of Pennsylvania Quakers and the Central Michigan Chippewas as they hosted the annual George Mason Invitational tournament. Patriots we unable to…