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Social Distancing While Going to Class

Students respond to Mason’s transition to online instruction BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR For the rest of this semester, the Mason campus will be devoid of any students rushing to class or meeting up at dining halls. Instead, students…

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Students Show Out Against Fast Fashion

Roosevelt at Mason hosts a clothing exchange to help you style sustainably BY NAYOMI SANTOS: ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR The fast fashion industry is a global force that does more harm than good. The multi-billion dollar industry is very resource-intensive. In…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY AHMED FARID AND NAYOMI SANTOS STUDENT: Tom Sit What made you come to Mason? Mason’s close to D.C. Since I’m majoring in IT, I found out that there are a lot of IT jobs in NOVA and Washington,…

More Money, Less Problems

Reading your “required text” on a budget  BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Classes are well underway and those pesky required readings are creeping up each week. If you’re like me, you dread the amount of “required” textbooks that are…

Four Seasons of Italy and Buenos Aires

Violinist Simone Porter and Fairfax Symphony Orchestra perform first show of the year NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Center for Performing Arts (CFA) hosted the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s (FSO) first performance of the new year….

Are You a Problem?

World debut of “What Problem?” performance closes out Artist-In-Residence at the CFA  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR In its second installation, the Center for the Arts’s (CFA) Artist-in-Residence program continues to foster the collaboration between world-renowned artists and Mason…

Grasping at What is Endangered

The CFA hosts its first show of the season, “Figures of Speech” BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The legendary choreographer Alonzo King views the world as lines — both straight and circular, related to all things. To commence the spring…

Que Bonita Bandera

Hispanic Student Association hosts event to celebrate the flags of the Latinx community at Mason BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Throughout the year, the Hispanic Student Association (HSA) hosts a variety of events to engage and bring visibility to the…

Mason’s Own Space for Inquiry in the Heart of the Library

Fenwick Gallery manager talks about accomplishments and goals BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The Fenwick Gallery is often the first thing that students, faculty and visitors see when they walk into Fenwick Library. The exhibit space allows people to explore…

Fourth Estate / Alexandria McAlpine

October Horoscopes

Scorpio Season Is (Finally) Here BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Your season has arrived. Now is the time for new beginnings, so take advantage of that and jump into something new, whether it’s a project or…