Category: Lifestyle

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Five Simple Steps to Find Motivation

SOLUTIONS THAT MAKE YOU WORK SMARTER By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As you continue to get more notifications from Blackboard and less from your favorite social media outlets, you probably wish that winter break was longer.  You might even feel…

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Mason Students Share Tips…

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer As a new semester has started, Mason students are getting adjusted to their stressful but exciting college life. Whether you are a senior trying to balance school and part-time jobs or a freshman starting their…

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Flowers Fostered With Love at Farida Floral

MASON STUDENT AND HER MOTHER LAUNCH A FLORAL BUSINESS IN FAIRFAX COUNTY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer With Valentine’s Day approaching, local flower shops like Farida Floral cater to creating special and memorable moments for their clients. Farida Floral was…

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Oscar Nominees Announced

By Wafir Salih, Staff Writer The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the nominees for this year’s 90th Oscar Awards. The eight films nominated for best picture include Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape Of Water” with 13…

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Nic’s Flicks

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there By Nic Macotto, Staff Writer Star Wars: The Last Jedi does what the second chapter of any film trilogy should…

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The 2017 Year in Review

TOP FIVE 2017 NEWS STORIES ACCORDING TO MASON STUDENTS  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer The end of 2017 is around the corner. We have lots of big news in 2017. Here are some big stories that captivated this year. 1.Transparent…

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Holiday Traditions

December is a time of celebration of many different holidays and traditions. How do Mason students of different backgrounds and traditions celebrate the holidays? Let’s find out… Jaskiran Kaur- Sikh December is a sad month in Sikh history because many…

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Natalie Butler: A Story of Coming Home

By Natalie Heavren, Staff writer  When I found out Natalie Butler was transferring from the powerhouse University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to Mason for her last year of eligibility, I was understandably excited. As a Connecticut native and now…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Mia Wise,  James Stemple, and Dinanda Pramesti Student: Mariam Zaidi What is your major and year? I am a Junior, Computer Science major and Math minor. What organizations are you involved in on and off campus? I love staying involved…