Category: Faces of Mason

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR This week, for our final issue of the semester, we take a look at two Fourth Estate editors that will be leaving the newsroom, Opinion Editor Chris Kernan-Schmidt and News Editor Abigail Adcox STUDENT:…

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INTERVIEWS BY: IMANI HOLLOMAN AND IZZ LAMAGDELEINE Student: Isaiah Jordan AS A TRANSFER STUDENT, HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT STUDENT GOVERNMENT? HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED? So, at my last school, I went to Valley Forge Military Academy and College…

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BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR ALUMNUS: Janine Gaspari HOW DOES YOUR STUDENT ACTIVISM IMPACT THE WORK YOU DO NOW? It taught me a lot about how to be strategic in terms of achieving political goals, and not just wanting…

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BY: KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER FACULTY: Lilian de Jonge WHAT BROUGHT YOU TO MASON? Well, I’m originally from the Netherlands. I went to Montreal for an internship, and was then offered to stay so I got my degree. I spent…

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BY TREVOR SMITH, STAFF WRITER; NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER STUDENT: Ishaan Gupta WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO WORK IN REAL ESTATE? It’s a very flexible job with good earning potential. It is also a very relaxing and enjoyable business. You are…

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BY NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER ORGANIZATION: Urbanknowlogy COULD YOU TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT THE CLUB? Urbanknowlogy is the first hip-hop dance group on campus. We were founded in 2005 by Terrence “TP” Polite, LaShonda Wilson and JayEll Vaugn, and…

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 BY IMANI HOLLOMAN, STAFF WRITER STUDENT: Jordan Moser WHICH CAME FIRST, RAPPING OR SINGING?  It was singing that came first. I was in a play at my church when I was mad young, like 9 years old. And I was…

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BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER; PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR FACULTY: Rei Berroa, Chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages HOW DID YOU DISCOVER YOUR PASSION FOR POETRY AND THE WRITTEN WORD? I was sent to the seminary when…

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BY PETER NJOROGE, CULUTRE EDITOR IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR ORGANIZATION: Mason DREAMers CAN YOU TELL ME A LITTLE BIT ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION? Basically our mission is to create a more inclusive environment for our Undocumented, DACAmented and [temporary protected…

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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…