Author Archives: Monica Echols

Writing Across the Beauty Media

Mason alum Rebecca Norris gives advice to the next generation of journalists BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mason graduates have gone on to have a variety of successful careers in every field. Rebecca Norris, who graduated in 2014, has followed…

Raising Awareness Through Fashion

Junior Roshan Naravulu uses his clothing brand to support mental health BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mental health awareness has become more visible and widely talked about in recent years.   Mason student Roshan Naravulu, a junior finance major, decided to…

Potential Senators Prepare for Election

Students describe their campaign platforms and why they are running for student government BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Dawson Weinhold, Junior Major: Public Administration, Minor: Economics Why did you decide to run for Senate? I decided to run because I’ve always…

Faces of Mason

BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, HAILEY BULLIS AND MONICA ECHOLS STUDENT: Reagan Ortiz WHAT DO YOU DO IN MASON CABLE NETWORK(MCN)? With Mason Cable Network as a whole, I am the executive producer and the host of “Mason Munchies,” which is a…

Mason Celebrates Black Excellence

The fourth annual Black Excellence Gala celebrated the talents and achievements of Mason’s Black community BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR On Friday, Feb. 22, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) + LGBTQ Resources hosted the fourth annual…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student who’s two friends are feuding Dear Ivy,              I’m having a bit of a problem with my friends. You see, two of my really good friends are fighting right now. Well actually, they are not even fighting,…

Shining a spotlight on the art community

Mason artists will be selling their art in first ever Artist Alley BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR The Illustrators Association of Mason will be hosting its first annual Artist Alley on Saturday, March 2 in the HUB Ballroom. Student artists…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY MONICA ECHOLS AND IMANI HOLLOMAN Student: Alexandra Kostovski What are you studying at Mason? I am currently studying Global Affairs, with a concentration in Inequality and Responses. Growing up in D.C., I saw the real world from a…

January Horoscopes

Start the semester off right with these New Year’s resolutions ideas for each sign BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) – Happy Aquarius season. As one of the most creative and eccentric signs, you are constantly coming…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR DEAR IVY, The semester has not yet started, and already I am feeling stressed. For months now, I have been applying for internships in different companies, yet I have not received a positive response so…