Category: Culture

FALL FOR THE BOOK

Tara June Winch, author of “The Yield,” in conversation with writer Jacki Lyden BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER On Monday, Oct. 26, the Fall for the Book Festival hosted a virtual Q&A session with Australian  novelist Tara June Winch and…

TIPS FOR ON-CAMPUS LIVING DURING A PANDEMIC

Advice for on-campus living on campus during a pandemic BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER On-campus living has drastically changed this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With new rules and new challenges, there is a learning curve to…

ON THE SLATE

“Enola Holmes,” a Netflix original BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER There have been countless adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes stories — from Robert Downey Jr. on the big screen to the famous detective as a garden gnome. Since the…

ON THE SLATE

“Mulan” (2020) BY MATTHEW HOANG STAFF WRITER The story of Mulan has been a beloved Disney classic for over two decades. Both the original animated film, released in 1998, and last month’s remake follow a similar premise to the folk…

ON THE SLATE

“Mulan” (2020) BY MATTHEW HOANG STAFF WRITER The story of Mulan has been a beloved Disney classic for over two decades. Both the original animated film, released in 1998, and last month’s remake follow a similar premise to the folk…

ADD TO QUEUE

“We Said What We Said” podcast BY CAYLA CADE STAFF WRITER With their colorful personalities, internet stars Denzel Dion and Rickey Thompson give listeners an insight into their lives and opinions in their new podcast, “We Said What We Said.”…

FALL FOR THE BOOK: SO TO SPEAK ROUNDTABLE

A roundtable discussion on intersectionality in publishing with past and present editors BY MAGGIE ROTH STAFF WRITER On Saturday, Oct. 17, current and former writers of So to Speak, Mason’s graduate feminist literary journal, met in a digital roundtable as…

VISITING FILMMAKERS

A conversation with filmmaker Elegance Bratton and producer Effie Brown BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER The Mason Center for the Art’s Visiting Filmmakers Series hosted a Q&A session on Thursday, Oct. 8, with filmmaker Elegance Bratton and “Dear White People”…

SPECUDATE, REVISITED

The dating app created by Mason students reaches a milestone BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER At the beginning of this year, computer science majors Cameron Smith and Dennis Nayandin’s app SpecUdate was in its alpha phase. The app had about…