Category: Culture

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR; ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER Student: Christina Gleason WHAT IS THE SCHOLARSHIP THAT YOU WON FOR DANCE? I won the Bette Davis scholarship award from the Mason Dance department last semester for this…

Ed Maibach

Faces of Mason

Student: Andrea Garcia, Senior ARE YOU INVOLVED IN ANY CLUBS AT MASON? So, it is my last semester at Mason. And basically throughout my time at Mason I have been super involved. Last year I was the president of the…

Travel the World While Being At Mason

The Global Education Office holds a study abroad fair in the JC BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Ever wondered what it would be like to learn about your area of study in a foreign country? Luckily, Mason offers many opportunities for…

Break into the Indie Filmmaking World

Filmmaker Dan Mirvish, speaks to Mason students BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER Mason students were very lucky to have a special presentation by Dan Mirvish, an experienced independent filmmaker, on Friday, Sept. 14. One of Mirvish’s greatest accomplishments was co-founding the…

Global Perspectives Come Together at Mason

International Fellows Deliver Powerful Presentations on Gender Issues BY BROOKE LEWITAS, STAFF WRITER Three international fellows drew a small but diverse crowd in the Johnson Center’s Gold Room on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for the Global Perspectives Conference. The conference was…

Consent Carnival Packs Wilkins Plaza

Find out how students are incorporating consent with carnival games… BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK In collaboration with Women & Gender Studies,  the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Resources and Student Government,…

Visiting Professor: Anne Holton

The Former Secretary of Education Now Teaches at Mason  BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY EDITOR Two words have defined Anne Holton’s life: opportunity time. “If you’ve got a certain confidence that life will bring more opportunities, it’s easier to let go of…

Hidden Hangouts: GMU Swing Dance Club

Get into the swing of things with Mason’s Swing Dance Club BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Descend to the ground floor of the Johnson Center (JC), beyond the warmth of the Starbucks and the savory smell of Red Hot &…