Category: Culture

Dress Your Best on Halloween

HALLOWEEN SEASON IS APPROACHING, HERE ARE SOME FUN COSTUME IDEAS THAT WILL SURELY GET PEOPLE TALKING By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer The big question arises every year leading up to Halloween: “what should I be?” The following ideas should spark some…

Inconceivable: 30 Years of ‘The Princess Bride’

THE 3O YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRINCESS BRIDE By Michael Abler, Staff Writer On Sept. 25, 1987, audiences were introduced to a cult classic and one of the most enduring films of all time. The story of a farm boy…

Faces of Mason

By Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Henry Munoz, student, junior, Communications Major with a concentration in Public Relations Q: What was your major? What’s your biggest goal right now? I’m a Communication major with a concentration in Public Relations and one…

Donburi, a hidden gem in Adams Morgan

A JAPANESE RESTAURANT IN ADAMS MORGAN SERVES ITS CUSTOMERS WITH AUTHENTIC DELIGHT  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer If any patriot has been thinking of exploring Washington D.C., Adams Morgan should be an interesting neighborhood that offers visitors a variety of…

REZZ electrified echostage

ELECTRONIC ARTIST, REZZ LIGHTS UP ECHOSTAGE By Tyler Shields, Staff Writer On Sept. 30 a very special guest brought powerful rhythm and booming bass hits to the thousands of concert goers at Washington, D.C.’s Echostage. It was Rezz’s Echostage debut…

Mason senior leads business that caters to Muslim-American women

MASON SENIOR DESIGNS A FASHION FORWARD BUSINESS WITH A PURPOSE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Mason senior Sana Mahmood started her fashion business called Veiled Beaut in April 2016. The company caters to Muslim-American women who struggle to find high-quality clothes…

Northern Virginia’s IHOP Alternative

CASUAL RESTAURANT SERVING YOU 24/7 SINCE THE 1960s By Christine Viray, Staff Writer If you are unfamiliar with IHOP, it’s a 24/7 restaurant where people can have breakfast for dinner. While it is well known for having an affordable selection of…

Mason students bring #HappyPeriod to campus

HOMELESS WOMEN HAVE TO MAKE A DIFFICULT CHOICE BETWEEN FOOD AND FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer “Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo.” This phrase was written on a paper pad and stuck on…

Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….