Category: culture

Learning With Every Piece

Mason artist talks about her experiences with art and about some of her work BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Nails, thread, wood and paper towels might not be the first materials you think of when you want to create…

Blackness In the Muslim Community

Access Islam hosts event discussing the close ties between Islam and African-American heritage BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER During Black History Month, the Mason community spreads awareness of the creativity and contributions of the Black community throughout history. On Thursday,…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student whose roommate keeps eating their food BY TRAVIS MCMILL, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, First and foremost, I really love reading your column. It’s really amazing that you are so willing to hear problems from everyone and…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY MONICA ECHOLS AND IMANI HOLLOMAN Student: Alexandra Kostovski What are you studying at Mason? I am currently studying Global Affairs, with a concentration in Inequality and Responses. Growing up in D.C., I saw the real world from a…

Five Tips for a Long-Distance Relationship

Advice for how to make your relationship last BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR Distance is not what ruins long-distance relationships. It can make some issues more difficult to resolve, but it is not what ruins long-distance relationships. Here are five tips…

A Night At the Theater

St. Olaf Orchestra visits Mason BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Last Tuesday evening, the St. Olaf Orchestra performed in Mason’s Center for the Arts. Mason students Camille Brayshaw and Rhyan Elliott sat front and center in the fourth row with…

What Is Love?

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, find out what Mason students think of the holiday BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER In 2019, the expected amount of Americans celebrating Valentine’s Day is down to 51 percent compared to 63 percent back…

Long Distance Relationships at Mason

Students give their experiences with long distance relationships BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER According to the Journal of Communication in 2013, 75 percent of college students have been in or are currently in a long distance relationship.  When we think…