Category: Culture

Perks of Being a Mason Student

By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Being a Mason student comes with its advantages. Aside from its crisp red and yellow leaves lining trees across campus in autumn, diverse student body, and coming-soon Chipotle, there is an abundance of perks,…

Media and the Arab Uprising Panel

PANEL DISCUSSING THE POLITICS AND CULTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND HOW THEY ARE PORTRAYED IN THE MEDIA  By Nick Puzzanghera, Staff Writer On Wednesday, the department of Middle East and Islamic Studies and the department of Film and Video Studies…

Review: Lou the Human– “Humaniac”

NEW YORK NATIVE DROPS DEBUT MIXTAPE By James Stemple, Staff Writer When Lou the Human released his first song back in 2016, he quickly developed a fanbase. Now, Lou has released his debut mixtape, “Humaniac,” on Oct. 13 with fans…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Huong Cao and Hailey Bullis Organization: Rohma Hassan – Co Director of TEDxGeorgeMasonU Why did you decide to be the Co-Director of TEDxGeorgeMasonU? Originally, I was interested in TED talks because the speakers were able to condense one…

Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…

Room Escape Fairfax

INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE FOR THE THRILL SEEKERS: By James Stemple, Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to willingly lock yourself in a room for fun with the only way out being solving puzzles? This Halloween, spook yourself with a thrilling experience at…

Halloween Costume Trends of 2017

WHAT WILL BE THE POPULAR COSTUME TRENDS OF THIS YEAR? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When I watched Suicide Squad for the first time two summers ago, I knew Harley Quinn and the Joker would be popular costumes the following…

Halloween: Too Gory or all in Good Fun

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, it’s time to celebrate this occasion with candy, costumes, and of course, by watching a few scary movies throughout October. However, ever since the George Romero films of the 60s, there’s been…