Author Archives: Peter Njoroge

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Immigration monologues: United Voices, Empowered Identities

Mason community comes together to celebrate and acknowledge immigrant presence BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Saturday, Oct. 12, several student organizations including Mason DREAMers, Filipino Cultural Association (FCA) and Hispanic Student Association (HSA) gathered in the Johnson Center Cinema…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Comes to Mason

New York Times best-selling author meets with Anne Holton BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR As a part of the 21st annual Fall for the Book Festival, critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spent an afternoon discussing her novel “We Should…

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Literary Death Match

Literary game show visits for Fall for the Book BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR On Saturday, Oct. 12, the extravaganza known as Literary Death Match performed their 502nd show as part of the Fall for the Book Festival in Harris…

Mason’s Second Edible Book Festival was a treat

Event held in Fenwick Library came back for seconds BY: LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Attendees gathered around a cursed tome from the Harry Potter book series. Its tongue curled and its eyes glittered. True to its name card, it was…

First Artists-In-Residence Spend The Week At Mason

LADAMA performs in Center for the Arts, schools, masterclasses and more BY CAYLA CADE; STAFF WRITER; PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR LADAMA, the first group of Mason Artists-in-Residence, spent the week on campus visiting and performing at a variety of venues,…

More Money, Less Problems

Find work that works for you BY: SHYLOH-SYMONE BAILEY, STAFF WRITER Let’s be honest: Time is money.  As college students, it’s highly probable that both are very limited assets in our lives. In 2015, a study from the Georgetown University Center…

Hidden Hangouts: Ching Ching Cha

Tea and serenity in the middle of bustling Georgetown BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Step into Ching Ching Cha, a tiny tea shop in Georgetown, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. The tearoom is located a few steps away from…

Faces of Mason

BY NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER ORGANIZATION: Urbanknowlogy COULD YOU TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT THE CLUB? Urbanknowlogy is the first hip-hop dance group on campus. We were founded in 2005 by Terrence “TP” Polite, LaShonda Wilson and JayEll Vaugn, and…

More Money, Less Problems

Try telling yourself you have food at home BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR I hate leftovers as much as the next person. However, turning one meal into two or three can make a big difference for your budget. For everyone…

BI-BI-BI Karaoke Night

Shining a light on bisexuals in the LGBTQ+ Community  BY CAYLA CADE, STAFF WRITER Pride Alliance hosted a karaoke event dedicated to bisexuality in SUB 1 on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This event was hosted by Pride Alliance’s president Elijah Nichols….