Category: culture

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

In Fourth Estate’s First Advice Column, A Student Asks Ivy For Advice About How To Balance Their Schedule Dear Ivy, I’m having problems with balancing my school work, my job and the club I’m a part of.  My problem is…

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Faces of Mason

Alumna- Liana Montecinos HOW DOES BEING LATINA AFFECT WHO YOU ARE? It affects every moment of my existence, particularly during the current political climate in the U.S.  I believe that our humanity should be our equalizer in the world. In…

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Construction and Campus Life

How Mason students feel about construction on campus BY CHRISTINE VIRAY, STAFF WRITER With Mason expanding in order to accommodate new students, there is a lot of construction taking place on campus. Construction teams worked throughout the summer to remodel multiple…

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L’Shanah Tovah (Happy New Year)!

Mason’s Jewish Community Celebrates Rosh Hashanah BY HAILEY BULLIS On Sept. 9 – 11, Mason’s Jewish population will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah, which translates to “head of the year,” is the Jewish new year. Rosh Hashanah  is also the…

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September Horoscopes

Great Advice For All Signs BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR AND BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Happy Virgo season! Your attention to detail and perfectionist tendencies will come in handy when you get your first major assignment…

Upperclassmen Look Back On Their First Day At Mason

Stories and advice for new students BY CHRISTINE VIRAY, STAFF WRITER Although college life at Mason may seem daunting as a new student, it is good to know that almost every upperclassman (and even some faculty members) were feeling the same…

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The Last Ship out of Debt: Scholarships

When looking for scholarships, here’s some do’s and don’ts BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Today, you’re going unlock the secret to financial aid: scholarships. You might already have one or two scholarships for leadership or sport-based. But there’s so more scholarships…

Burke Lake Park

Hidden Hangouts: Burke Lake Park

With the summer coming to an end, visit Burke Lake Park for your favorite last-minute summer activities BY KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER With the beginning of a new semester comes new responsibilities, more dedication to our studies and the sad reality…

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Fifty Years of Mason

Half a decade of Patriot Pride Celebrated in the First Class Exhibit BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER Fifty years ago, something very special happened at Mason. For the first time, a group of students put on the green cap and…

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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,…