Category: Lifestyle

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor   Student: Melissa Bautista Who’s your biggest inspiration? My biggest inspiration is my mother because she’s one of the hardest working human beings I’ve ever met in my life. My mom was the…

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What Valentine’s Day is, according to Mason students

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS FOR MASON STUDENTS By Huong Cao, Staff Writer Many people think of Valentine’s Day as a joyful occasion when they get to show love to their significant others. But in reality, not everyone has a…


To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…


Soaring Toward a Hopeful Future

By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer Ascending the walls of The Phillips Collection are words of artist Georgia Saxelby’s interactive exhibition, “To Future Women”, breaking the metaphorical glass ceiling. As women read the encouraging words from female contemporaries, they reflect on the…

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Spend the special day of love with those close to your heart

CHECK OUT SOME SWEET IDEAS FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION WITH LOVED ONES… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many are excited to share this special day of love with their significant other….

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Faces of Mason

Organization- Caribbean Student Organization Interview by Huong Cao, Staff Writer Why did you feel interested in being a part of CSA? My dad is Trinidad-Chinese so I had the opportunity to visit Trinidad three times. I [felt] I belonged and…


Dressing for Campus Comfort: Commuter Edition

PLANNING AHEAD IS A VITAL PART OF COMMUTER STUDENTS’ STYLE By Bria Lloyd, Staff Writer After being stuck in Northern Virginia traffic for 45 minutes, you finally arrive to campus. You soon remember that today’s forecast calls for rain and…


Restaurant Review: Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee

A SWEET ADDITION TO VIENNA By Cat Tong, Staff Writer Located on the outskirts of Vienna, Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee – opened in early Dec. 2017, has become the town’s newest attraction. Rising in popularity among instagrammers and foodies,…

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UberEats vs Tapingo

MASON CHOOSES ITS FAVORITE DELIVERY APP By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Until recently, you could not enjoy a delicious Big Mac sandwich with a large order of fries while sitting at home in the comfort of your pajamas and binge…