Category: Culture

A Look into the Golden Age of Broadway

The Mason Cabaret prepares to thrill at the Center for the Arts BY PETER NJOROGE, STAFF WRITER In her bestselling memoir “Becoming,” former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama proposes that art is nothing less than essential for…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR AND HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Student: Bria Reel WHAT IS THE QATAR MALONE FELLOWSHIP AND HOW DID YOU GET ACCEPTED? The National Council on U.S. Arab Relations and the Qatar Embassy announced the…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR DEAR IVY, The semester has not yet started, and already I am feeling stressed. For months now, I have been applying for internships in different companies, yet I have not received a positive response so…

The Invisible Around Us

The Fenwick Gallery hosts a reception for the current exhibition, [Land]scape BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Fenwick Library is not only a space for studying, but also for creative innovation. The library hosts several exhibits in its main lobby throughout…

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…