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Students share hidden gems on streaming services

By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When it’s time for final papers and exams, procrastinators can be found binge watching television and movies on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. While many students watch “The Office” and “Friends,” there are shows and movies that…

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Working students give advice

HOW DO STUDENTS STAY SANE WHILE JUGGLING SCHOOL AND WORK? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer According to a U.S. Census report from 2011, 71 percent of undergrads were working while in college. With such a high number, it is interesting…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Mia Wise,  James Stemple, and Dinanda Pramesti Student: Mariam Zaidi What is your major and year? I am a Junior, Computer Science major and Math minor. What organizations are you involved in on and off campus? I love staying involved…

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Halloween Costume Trends of 2017

WHAT WILL BE THE POPULAR COSTUME TRENDS OF THIS YEAR? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When I watched Suicide Squad for the first time two summers ago, I knew Harley Quinn and the Joker would be popular costumes the following…

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Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Oh My!

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE USING DATING APPS By Mia Wise, Staff Writer We live in an age where we can do virtually everything on our phones. We can pay bills, get food delivered from almost any restaurant, order an Uber…

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Rihanna Releases Fenty Beauty

SINGER RIHANNA RELEASES INCLUSIVE MAKEUP LINE By Mia Wise, Staff Writer On Sept. 8, singer Robyn Rihanna Fenty released her makeup line, Fenty Beauty. The line was highly anticipated by makeup lovers, especially after it was announced that the line would…

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Opal Tometi: Inclusion for all

Black Lives Matter co-founder visits Mason for DREAM Week BY MIA WISE, ASSISTANT CAMPUS NEWS EDITOR   Opal Tometi, one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, visited Mason March 30 to speak about Black Lives Matter as a part…

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Mason Pride Alliance rally

Students hold rally in wake of anti-LGBTQ Virginia bill BY MIA WISE, ASSISTANT CAMPUS EDITOR   The Mason Pride Alliance, along with Transgender Queer Mason and Arrows and Aces, organized a rally Feb. 7. These organizations, which are communities for…