Author Archives: Peter Njoroge

CVPA Mason Jamfest Games Around the Clock

Game Analysis Design Interest Group holds a 24-hour video game extravaganza BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR A wide collection of Mason students gathered in Innovation Hall to kick off the third Mason Jamfest, a 24-hour celebration of all things video…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR This week, for our final issue of the semester, we take a look at two Fourth Estate editors that will be leaving the newsroom, Opinion Editor Chris Kernan-Schmidt and News Editor Abigail Adcox STUDENT:…

A Tale of Two Solidarities

What Black-Palestinian solidarity can teach us about equality BY: NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER In this politically polarized American atmosphere, discussions about Palestinian-Israeli relations and black equality in the U.S. remain a controversial topic.  On Nov. 7, Greg Burris, author and…

Jazz for Justice

Mason Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Ensemble perform annual benefit concert BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR On Friday, Nov. 8, Mason jazz musicians performed their annual Jazz for Justice concert as a joint benefit for the Mason jazz program and Legal…

Rosa Alcala Hosts a Talk at Mason

Poet and professor speaks about the poetry performance of Cecilia Vicuna BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR On Nov. 6 in the Art and Design Building, poet and translator Rosa Alcala hosted a talk discussing the oral performances of multi-disciplinary artist…

Hidden Hangouts: Westover Farmers Market

Head to this local market for a collection of quality products BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Launch into millennial adulthood by checking out the freshest produce around at the Westover Farmers Market. While often associated with hipsters and high prices,…

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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…

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…