Category: Culture

ASIAN FESTIVAL ON MAIN

A celebration of food and culture coming to Main Street Fairfax BY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, STAFF WRITER The Asian Festival on Main is a new festival that is happening just blocks away from Mason and it is an awesome event for…

UNDOCU MASON’S RESILIENCE POP-UP ART SHOW

A one-day pop-up art show commemorated to represent and celebrate undocumented and immigrant students BY SHWETA VARANDANI, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, April 21, UndocuMason held a one-day-only pop-up art show in Merten hall. The event served as just a peek…

SCHOOL SPIRIT ABOUNDS THIS MASON DAY

Mason Day features carnival rides, student performances and a special performance with ‘Euphoria’ star Dominic FikeBY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, STAFF WRITER On April 22, Lot L was magically transformed into an amazing festival with games, rides, and food trucks to celebrate…

FACES OF MASON

Forrest Allen BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN, STAFF WRITER When I first noticed Forrest Allen, he was walking around campus with his black lab, Toliver. His stride had an upbeat attitude to it. He waved to nearby students and gave a friendly…

MASON VISION DAY RAISES OVER $130,000 FOR THE GREEN MACHINE

For Mason’s anniversary, a beloved institution gets a gift from the community BY MAGGIE ROTH, CULTURE EDITOR As part of Mason’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Mason community came together to support one of the university’s most beloved and quintessential organizations,…

MASON TURNS FIFTY

The anniversary celebration included performances, videos and speeches BY SAMI GIBBS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mason marked its 50th anniversary with a Commemorative Celebration on April 7 at the Johnson Center. This anniversary marks the half-century since former Governor Linwood Holton signed legislation…

50TH ANNIVERSARY ROGER WILKINS LECTURE: JAMELLE BOUIE

A lecture on American politics with a New York Times columnist BY EMMA MICHELS, STAFF WRITER Students, alumni and Fairfax patrons gathered in the Fenwick Library for the annual Roger Wilkins Lecture on April 5 with The New York Times…