Category: Culture

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Huong Cao, Staff Writer, Mia Wise, Staff Writer  and Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Staff: Michael Hunter, Access Service Specialist at Fenwick Library What is your position at Fenwick Library? Outside of providing circulation and information services, which is everything…

Nic’s Flicks

By Nic Macotto, Staff Writer KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Thor: Ragnarok Star Rating: 3/4 In terms of a feature length film, “Thor: Ragnarok” is…

How Riding And Working With Horses Can Impact People

THERAPEUTIC HORSE RIDING PROGRAM HELPS PEOPLE COPE  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On Nov. 2, students in George Mason’s Department of Social Work gathered to discover something many may not have heard before – “How Riding and Working With Horses…

Shopping Now or Later?

BLACK FRIDAY, OR CYBER MONDAY  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As we enter the latter half of Fall, we start preparing for Thanksgiving and possibly Christmas. People coming up with shopping plans before November ends and before Dec. 25 rolls…

“Stranger Things” Season 2: A Solid Follow-up in the Series

BINGE-WORTHY SHOW “STRANGER THINGS” SEASON 2 DOES NOT DISAPPOINT… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Just a few days before Halloween, Netflix graced its viewers with a new season of its original creation “Stranger Things.” Ever since the first season’s release…

The History of Food

THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY HAD THEIR 3RD ANNUAL FOOD HISTORY WEEKEND ON OCT. 26-28TH  By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer From Chinese food, Japanese, Mexican, or Italian, there are many different types of food readily available in American…

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…