Category: Culture

Hannibal Buress Performs at Mason

Buress cracks up audience BY ELWAFIR SALIH, STAFF WRITER Comedian Hannibal Buress performed for a packed audience in Mason’s Center for the Arts on Saturday, Dec. 1. The show was hosted by Student Involvement, and was open to Mason students…

Unique Coffee Culture in South Korea

BY YA-EN SIE, REPORTER In South Korea, a cup of coffee is more than a drink, it is a part of people’s life culture. Despite the bitter taste of coffee, each cup of it carries different meanings to different people. “A…

Womanhood As a Right

A discussion on inequality for women and minorities BY ALEXANDRIA MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Did you know that the more education a woman has, the greater disparity in her wages? How do you think that you could improve workplace inequality in…

Winter Break Adventures

Check out what Mason students have planned for the long-awaited break BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER After a long semester filled with papers, assignments and Blackboard discussion posts, a long-awaited  winter break is nearly here for Mason’s hard-working students. They…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

Dearest Ivy, I am an eccentric person. You see, I have a little problem. It keeps me up at night “sweating,” and there isn’t a moment where I don’t think about this. So what’s my problem you ask? Believe it…

Is Fast Fashion Worth It?

Roosevelt@Mason discusses the consequences of the fast-fashion industry BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER New fashion releasing according to the seasons is a thing of the past due to the rise of fast fashion, as new fashion now releases every week. Roosevelt@Mason…

Setting Realistic Goals for the New Year

Mason students share tips on achieving New Year’s resolutions BY SARA ANWAR, STAFF WRITER Another year has passed in the blink of an eye: 2019 is just a few days away. This is a great time to think of New…

Nic’s Flicks November movie recap

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there BY NICOLAS MACOTTO  Bohemian Rhapsody: Will it, will it rock you? Not entirely. Rami Malek’s performance as the great Freddie…

Jazz Ensemble Swings

Group covers Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and more in Jazz Vocal Night BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF From Duke Ellington to Sara Bareilles, the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble played tunes from all eras of jazz at their Mason Jazz Vocal Night…

Four Fun Things to Do in NOVA

Local activities for some winter fun this finals season BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER With finals on your mind, it can be hard to focus on anything else. As the holidays are just around the corner, if you can pull…