Category: Culture

What tenure does for Mason professors and students

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On April 20, The Washington Post published an article about a tenured professor at California State University at Fresno, who ignited criticism on social media after posting a string of tweets mocking the death of…

Faces of Mason

Alum, Thomas LeGro   This year, Washington Post staff won a Pulitzer in the investigative reporting category for “purposeful and relentless reporting that changed the course of a Senate race in Alabama by revealing a candidate’s alleged past sexual harassment…

When Eleven Nations Come Under a Single Roof

By Diana Nadira and Arham Muhammad, Contributors The Community College Initiative (CCI) Program is an international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in collaboration with the Community College Consortium (CCC) and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural…

EagleBank Arena is Number One

EagleBank Arena has been named number one in the world for concert and event tickets By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On April 18, EagleBank Arena announced that it was named number one in the world for concert and event tickets…

Students share hidden gems on streaming services

By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When it’s time for final papers and exams, procrastinators can be found binge watching television and movies on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. While many students watch “The Office” and “Friends,” there are shows and movies that…

Nic’s Flicks

  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Avengers: Infinity War may be one of Marvel’s best and possibly one of the most delightful superhero movies of…

Special sculptures in the Art and Design building

By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer The Art and Design building is one of the most creative buildings on campus. Students in the art department and those who are taking art classes have put their mark in the building, showcasing their…

Bike to Mason Day 2018

A yearly tradition since 2008, this day encourages and incentivizes students and staff to bike to Mason… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer On April 17, Mason Parking & Transportation hosted Bike to Mason Day in collaboration with the Office of Sustainability….

The mental aftermath of hurricanes

Mason student reflects on the hardships after Irma and Maria hit her home By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Melting ice caps and disappearing forests are common visualizations of climate change, but mental health issues can be a direct cause of…

How climate change affects Virginia’s wine

Northern Virginia’s past wine-making ventures make growers adaptable to foreseeable changes in the industry By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer Attempts to grow wine in Virginia date back to the settlers of Jamestown, whose numerous attempts failed as a result of…