Category: Culture

Hidden Hangouts: Bard’s Books In Church Street

Explore the Bard’s Books in Church Street BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Located in the heart of Vienna, Bard’s Alley provides much-needed quiet and ambiance for anyone looking to find a workspace away from their workspace.  Let’s face it. We…

Credit Change Affects Many

Students at Mason speak out against tuition cap BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, CONTRIBUTOR On April 29, 2019, an email addressed to the Mason community was sent on behalf of the Office of the Provost. It discussed proposals about to be brought…

September Horoscopes

Virgo Season Is Here BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): A Virgo’s ambition means that you might accidentally overwork yourself. Take some time to relax. Start that show you’ve been meaning to watch, or make one…

Different Stories, Different Cultures, Same Event

The Middle Eastern Student Association and other organizations put on Alf Laila w Leila BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Wednesday, April 24, the Middle Eastern Student Association hosted Alf Laila w Leila, or “1000 and 1 nights,” in…

Changing the Hole Mind

Mason Professor Researches the Effects of Solitary Confinement on Inmates BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER For the past two years, Professor Danielle Rudes has led a team of researchers including 12 undergraduate students, seven graduate students and two professors in…

Denim Day Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault

Sigma Psi Zeta holds Denim Day on campus to help bring awareness to victim blaming and sexual assault BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Denim Day was held on April 24 to raise awareness of sexual assault. Students wear as much…

Faces of Mason

BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF ORGANIZATION- American Association of University Professors (AAUP) HOW DID AAUP@MASON FORM? So, AAUP’s chapter is an advocacy chapter, because we’re in a right-to-work state. But the advocacy chapter has its origins around 1971, so it’s actually been…

Hidden Hangouts: H Mart in Fairfax

A one-stop shop and nearby hangout spot BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER A mere 10 to 15 minutes away from the Fairfax campus, H Mart is a hidden gem tucked along Fairfax Boulevard near Duck Donuts and Rita’s Italian Ice….

April Horoscopes

How each sign should spend their summer BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Taurus (April 20-May 20)– Happy Taurus season! The sign of the bull is known for loving luxury and material pleasures, but it takes money to spend money. Make…

Reach for the Sky With Nesmith

Senior Jason Nesmith talks about the inspiration for his music and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When thinking about how to answer a particularly challenging question, Jason Nesmith does not just say, “Uh, uh, uh”—he sings it, sounding like he…