Category: culture

Different Stories, Different Cultures, Same Event

The Middle Eastern Student Association and other organizations put on Alf Laila w Leila BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Wednesday, April 24, the Middle Eastern Student Association hosted Alf Laila w Leila, or “1000 and 1 nights,” in…

Changing the Hole Mind

Mason Professor Researches the Effects of Solitary Confinement on Inmates BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER For the past two years, Professor Danielle Rudes has led a team of researchers including 12 undergraduate students, seven graduate students and two professors in…

Denim Day Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault

Sigma Psi Zeta holds Denim Day on campus to help bring awareness to victim blaming and sexual assault BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Denim Day was held on April 24 to raise awareness of sexual assault. Students wear as much…

Faces of Mason

BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF ORGANIZATION- American Association of University Professors (AAUP) HOW DID AAUP@MASON FORM? So, AAUP’s chapter is an advocacy chapter, because we’re in a right-to-work state. But the advocacy chapter has its origins around 1971, so it’s actually been…

Hidden Hangouts: H Mart in Fairfax

A one-stop shop and nearby hangout spot BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER A mere 10 to 15 minutes away from the Fairfax campus, H Mart is a hidden gem tucked along Fairfax Boulevard near Duck Donuts and Rita’s Italian Ice….

April Horoscopes

How each sign should spend their summer BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Taurus (April 20-May 20)– Happy Taurus season! The sign of the bull is known for loving luxury and material pleasures, but it takes money to spend money. Make…

Reach for the Sky With Nesmith

Senior Jason Nesmith talks about the inspiration for his music and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When thinking about how to answer a particularly challenging question, Jason Nesmith does not just say, “Uh, uh, uh”—he sings it, sounding like he…

Life After College

Mason senior students share their plans after graduation BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER Most college students have heard the cliche phrase that once a student graduates, they are “stepping into the real world.” It all becomes part of a flashback…

Best Times at Mason

Students recount their most memorable experiences at Mason BY YIJIE ZHU, STAFF WRITER Yidan Zhao, accounting major My life in Mason is both fun and busy. What’s interesting about it is that you can participate in activities that can be…

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…