Category: culture

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 &…

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Dear Ivy

A Freshman Asks Ivy For Advice On How to Make Friends At College BY KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, People always say that college is supposed to be the best years of your life, but I’m four weeks into…

Passport To Diversity

One Love Cultural Festival Shows Off the Different Cultures Of Mason BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER To describe what the One Love Cultural Festival was all about is to use Patriot Activities Council’s (PAC) catchphrase, “We create events, so you…

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College life on a budget

Saving can feel overwhelming, but with these tips, it doesn’t have to be HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Saving money as a college student is easier said than done. Between the countless cups of coffee and the convenience of on-campus…

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Behind the Scenes at Fenwick

A Peek At Some Cool Offices In Fenwick Library BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER The way someone decorates their space — whether it be a home or office — can say a lot about that person. Students aren’t the only…

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Finding Inner Peace with Mindful Meditation

Sessions At Mason Bring Peace And Relaxation BY D’ANDREA BRADY, STAFF WRITER School can be very stressful for a lot of students, no matter what year they are. Students have an endless amount of homework during the semester, and those who…