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A Study Of Traditional Art In Contemporary Tuscany

Fenwick Gallery hosts student exhibit called “Extended Image: The Allure of the Locale”  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The Fenwick Gallery’s goal is to be a space for enquiry. The current exhibit, “Extended Image: The Allure of the Locale,” enquires…

A Discussion on Slow Fashion

A sustainable fashion panel discussion is held in the MIX@Fenwick BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER As opposed to fast fashion, slow fashion values every aspect of clothing manufacturing, from the seeds that grow the cotton to the hands that sew…

Upcycle instead of being a part of the cycle

The MIX@Fenwick hosts a sustainable-fashion challenge BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER According to fast-fashion critic Elizabeth Cline, “Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments a year, equivalent to 62 garments each.” This is the result of the rise of the fast-fashion industry….

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student who disagrees with their parents politically BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, I’m realizing now that I’m in college that I disagree with my parents politically and socially, and now they are pressing me on…

A Closet for Everyone

The ODIME + LGBTQ Resources Office opens a transgender closet BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The importance of inclusivity in every space and aspect of life is often overlooked or taken for granted. The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural…

How to Get There

Senior Jared Palacios films a documentary on local immigrant chef BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER As the end of the semester approaches, many Mason students are preparing for graduation. For Jared Palacios, this means preparing his documentary, “How to Get There,”…

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…