Author Archives: nayomisantos

Halfway There

How to succeed during midterm season BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Before students are all released to enjoy the freedom that spring break offers, midterms must be dealt with. The beauty of midterms, though, is that they are the best chance…

Build your Personal brand

Sydney Cole holds a presentation on personal branding through social media BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER In an age where social media has touched the lives of almost everyone, it is important to use the platforms available to build and promote…

The Invisible Around Us

The Fenwick Gallery hosts a reception for the current exhibition, [Land]scape BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Fenwick Library is not only a space for studying, but also for creative innovation. The library hosts several exhibits in its main lobby throughout…

Is Fast Fashion Worth It?

Roosevelt@Mason discusses the consequences of the fast-fashion industry BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER New fashion releasing according to the seasons is a thing of the past due to the rise of fast fashion, as new fashion now releases every week. Roosevelt@Mason…

What is the American Dream?

Senior Allen Hester seeks the definition of the American Dream and the perceptions that come with it BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER While the idea of the American dream has been around for a long time, the perception of this…

Filmmaker Kimberly Reed talks “Dark Money”

Mason hosts a film screening and Q&A with Kim Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Film and Media Studies department invited Kimberly Reed, the director of “Dark Money,” to an event that featured her film Tuesday, Oct. 30. As…

Injustice in the “Justice” System

James Forman Jr. gives a lecture on the mass incarceration of African Americans BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER *Not actual name for confidentiality purposes Social justice is one of Mason’s greatest values. Many dedicated students and faculty are motivated and…

Following the “Dark Money”

An inside look at “Dark Money” film with director Kimberly Reed BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Movies and literature have a significant power in opening the eyes of their audiences to injustices. In today’s climate wrought with falsehoods, one film…

Page-Ing All Bookworms

Fall for the Book Festival opens dialogue about different cultures and ideas BY D’ANDREA BRADY AND NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITERS Last week, Mason held the annual Fall for the Book Festival in which 150 authors visited and discussed their different literary…

“Rethinking Lines” Artist Speaks to Mason Students

The artist behind the Fenwick Gallery exhibition, Mel Parada, gives a presentation BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Communication is unavoidable in everyday life. From billboards to street signs, everything has a message. Mel Parada aims to change that. For the past…