Category: Culture

Handshake Event

Handshake officially launches at Mason

Find out how Handshake will benefit your job or internship search… BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, Sept. 6, the HUB Ballroom was crowded with students at the Handshake Launch Party, hosted by University Career Services. New to Mason,…

Rebecca Durant

Faces of Mason

BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Student: Rebecca Durant WHAT ARE YOU INVOLVED IN? I’m a Mason ambassador. We’re the tour guide[s] on campus. So we welcome prospective students. I’m in Pi Beta Phi. I was a new member in the…

Luke Pierce Album Cover

Mason Student Luke Pierce Releases Album

Senior Luke Pierce talks about the inspirations behind his new album and his plans for the future BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Mason is home to many talented musicians, and senior music major Luke Pierce is no exception. You might have…

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Beginner’s Guide to Astrology

Meanings, Misconceptions, and More BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Disclaimer: I’m not an astrology expert, but I am a fan of it and have many, many thoughts. Astrology is a lot more than the surface-level qualities that make it seem like…

Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia Launches Equal Rights Amendment Campaign

Gender equality could finally become a constitutional right BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR  Those who have not paid close attention to the Constitution might be shocked to realize that gender equality is not explicitly included. To make Constitutional gender equality a…

Freshman Focus

How to Get Involved as a Transfer Student

The daunting decision of transferring schools becomes less so after time as a Patriot BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, CULTURE WRITER A new and fresh start as a transfer student can be an overwhelming but joyous time. Communication majors Reagan Ortiz and Tyson…

Hidden Hangouts: Epicure Cafe

Photo by Kim Bartenfelder Epicure Cafe off Lee Highway has music, good decor, and authentic Mediterranean dishes. BY KIM BARTENFELDER   The beginning of a new semester at Mason is a breath of fresh air, but the return to Fairfax…

Asha Athman

Faces of Mason

BY  BASMA HUMADI, HAILEY BULLIS, AND KRISTEN KOEGLER Alumni- Ashley Hill; Communications Specialist WHAT HAVE YOU LEARNED SINCE GRADUATING FROM MASON? Since graduating from Mason, I have learned more than I can put on paper – and honestly, I am…

MASON ALUMNI CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

Notable Alumni Included Politicians, Astronaut By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer This year, Mason alumni celebrate 50 years since the creation of the Mason Alumni Association, while Mason was still George Mason College of UVA.  The association, headed by President Brian…