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Faces of Mason

BY TREVOR SMITH, STAFF WRITER; NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER STUDENT: Ishaan Gupta WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO WORK IN REAL ESTATE? It’s a very flexible job with good earning potential. It is also a very relaxing and enjoyable business. You are…

ARTS By George! Showcases Mason Art Students

Student performances included dance, guard and opera  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER On the evening of Saturday, Sept. 28, in multiple showcases at the de Laski Performing Arts Center, students from across the College of Visual and Performing Arts demonstrated…

Cue An Adventure

Check out these cool locations in Fairfax accessible through the CUE bus routes. Locations are five minutes or less from each stop BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER 29 Diner: If you’re looking for an old-school diner with great comfort food,…

“Migration Studies” replaces statistics with people

Film about Budapest semester trip premiered at Mason BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER On Friday, Sept. 20, Dr. Yehuda Lukacs presented “Migration Studies,” a film about the experience of students who participated in the spring 2017 Budapset study abroad. The…

Faces of Mason

BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER; PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR FACULTY: Rei Berroa, Chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages HOW DID YOU DISCOVER YOUR PASSION FOR POETRY AND THE WRITTEN WORD? I was sent to the seminary when…

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…