Category: Culture

Mason students bring #HappyPeriod to campus

HOMELESS WOMEN HAVE TO MAKE A DIFFICULT CHOICE BETWEEN FOOD AND FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer “Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo.” This phrase was written on a paper pad and stuck on…

Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….

All Things Go Fall Classic

A MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE MUSIC LOVERS OF D.C. By James Stemple and Basma Humadi, Staff Writer and Assistant Lifestyle Editor The fourth annual All Things Go Fall Classic premiered recently and featured acts from all kinds of genres across…

Staff Selects: Podcasts by Basma

HAVE A TOUGH TIME CHOOSING A PODCAST TO LISTEN TO? TAKE A PEEK AT THESE By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Podcasts seem like uncharted territory into adulthood and long commutes. Yet, finding the right podcast that feeds your interest and…

Review: Sister’s Thai in Old Town Fairfax

THAI FOOD LESS THAN A MILE AWAY FROM CAMPUS By Christine Viray, Staff Writer Known as “Sisters–the Living Room Café” or “Sisters Thai” for short, this picturesque restaurant is easily accessible to Mason students who want to try something new…

Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Oh My!

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE USING DATING APPS By Mia Wise, Staff Writer We live in an age where we can do virtually everything on our phones. We can pay bills, get food delivered from almost any restaurant, order an Uber…

Dress to Impress?

SHOULD STUDENT DRESS MORE PROFESSIONALLY IN A CLASSROOM SETTING? CHECK OUT WHAT THESE MASON STUDENTS AND PROFESSOR HAD TO SAY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer College is one of the best places to network with other students, instructors, and even…

Welcome2Mason

A MONT OF PATRIOT PRIDE AND ENTERTAINMENT By Moira Snyder, Contributor Snyder is a local high school senior who is interested in pursuing journalism as a career, and is considering George Mason University as her next step in achieving higher…