Category: Lifestyle

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‘ADVANCE’ Mason partnership helps NOVA transfers

A Successful Partnership Leads a Long Way By Kathya Mendez, Staff Writer Mason is one of the largest public institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia, with 35,189 students. However, for many years, transfer students have struggled to transition smoothly from…

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Subscribe and stream

Looking for a way to de-stress during finals season? Check out what platforms are available for streaming television online! By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer With finals season right around the corner, students are looking for ways to destress and wind…

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Dear World at George Mason

Sometimes all you need to tell a story is a few words, and maybe an expo marker. By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On April 11, Mason hosted an event called Dear World. The event was split into three sessions, two…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor Bobby Yi, Faculty, Academic Advisor, School of Art Where did you grow up? I was born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in Northern Virginia most…

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International Week Dance Competition 2018

Mason’s multicultural organizations showed their best moves at iWeek’s highly-anticipated event… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Mason spirit’s rich diversity and culture thrived as the university’s very own multicultural organizations took the stage on April 12 at the Center for…

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Does Mason have a campus culture?

A look at what defines the Mason Nation By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Many colleges in Virginia have a culture that defines them. With Virginia Tech, for example, football comes to mind. With University of Virginia, the basketball team is…

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Nic’s Flicks

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there “Pacific Rim Uprising” is an unnecessary sequel. A sequel is supposed to take the characters established in the first installment…

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Afghan Student Union Hosts Afghan Culture Night

By Arham Muhammad, Contributor On April 11 in the Hub Ballroom, the Afghan Student Union organized Afghan Culture Night as a part of International Week at Mason. The night attracted a plethora of students from different parts of the world…

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International Week 2018

Events include a parade and a dance competition featuring multiple organiztions By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer International Week is back at Mason. A 37-year-old tradition, the celebration is packed with rich diversity and culture that the university embodies. From Friday, April…

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The Story told In Lorton’s Darkroom

Documentary from GMU Visiting Filmmakers By Muhammad Arham, Contributor From the history of the Lorton Correctional Complex comes the story of “In Lorton’s Darkroom”, which changed the lives of the inmates living there. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series conducted a short…