Category: Culture

February Horoscope

The Month of Love Won’t Last Long- Improve Your Love Life with These Romance Tips for Each Sign BY DE’ANDRE DARBY, STAFF WRITER Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Happy Pisces season! Pisces are great empathizers that tend to put others’ needs…

Identity: African Heritage in America

Breaking Away from Misconceptions BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER February is coming to an end, but the recognition of Black history does not just last a month. On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the African Student Association (ASA), Black Student Alliance (BSA)…

Build your Personal brand

Sydney Cole holds a presentation on personal branding through social media BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER In an age where social media has touched the lives of almost everyone, it is important to use the platforms available to build and promote…

Sherrice Mojgani Adds Her Personal Touch to a Classic Work of Art

Mason assistant professor discusses her role in “The Heiress” currently playing at Arena Stage BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER Another fantastic production at Arena Stage, a regional theater in Washington D.C., features work done by a member of the Mason community….

Am I Good Enough?

Self-confidence: why are we suffering from low self-esteem, and what are useful tips to change it? BY ANASTASIA SHKRETOVA, STAFF WRITER Of course, you are. You are more than good. You are the best at whatever you’re doing. How does…

Shining a spotlight on the art community

Mason artists will be selling their art in first ever Artist Alley BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR The Illustrators Association of Mason will be hosting its first annual Artist Alley on Saturday, March 2 in the HUB Ballroom. Student artists…

Oat-Covered Showers and Clogged Toilets

Students share stories of the worst experiences they have with the communal bathrooms in Presidents Park BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Part of anyone’s first lecture from their parents about college is the talk about the grotesque communal bathrooms and…

Dear Ivy

Ivy helps a student who is suspicious of a new boyfriend BY KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, My first semester of college I met this guy and we hit it off, but he had a girlfriend and I respected…