Category: Culture

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards

ICYMI: READ A RUN-DOWN OF THE 2018 GRAMMYS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer The 60th Annual Grammy Awards took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday night. This year’s broadcast of the awards show was surely…

Restaurant Review: Ramen Factory 42

By Cat Tong, Staff Writer Growing weary of cup ramen noodles, as the typical college diet goes, I decided to go out for a change. I ventured into Falls Church to visit the “hot & new” restaurant as declared on…

MLK Commemoration week celebrates Dr. King’s work

ODIME ORGANIZED WEEK-LONG EVENT MASON EVENT HONOR KING’S DR. KING By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor The Office of Diversity of Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) organized a week-long event to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of justice and…

Veronica Lewis: Low Vision, High Aspirations

MASON STUDENT SPREADS AWARENESS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer For Veronica Lewis, junior, life is just a little bit different. Lewis has low vision, a disability that she was diagnosed with when she…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…