Category: Culture

MASON JAZZ FACULTY AT JAMMIN’ JAVA

Swinging into a New Semester with a Live Performance  BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR Mason’s Jazz faculty rang in a new semester of live music with an off-campus performance at Jammin’ Java, an eclectic concert venue, bar and café in…

Humans of Mason: Bijan Keshmiri ‘21

BY SAMI GIBBS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “When I was 7 years old I started playing with my mom’s camera. I started taking pictures of everything. I took pictures of my TV, flowers and my balcony. When I was at NOVA [Community College]…

VISITING FILMMAKERS: RADHA BLANK AND ELISSA BLOUNT MOORHEAD

A lively conversation between filmmakers and friends BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER The final installment of the Visiting Filmmakers Series of spring 2021 provided a glimpse into the friendship of filmmakers Elissa Blount Moorhead and Radha Blank as they discussed…

ADD TO QUEUE

“Comedy Bang! Bang!” Podcast BY MATTHEW HOANG STAFF WRITER Scott Aukerman’s “Comedy Bang! Bang!” is a comedy podcast featuring a variety of guests who engage in improvised conversations with Aukerman. Most of the guests are notable comedians, including Nick Kroll,…

“THE NEW NORMAL” WITH TEDxGEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Exploring healthcare, education and more in a pandemic world BY: SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER On Friday, April 16, TEDxGeorgeMasonU hosted their annual TEDx conference with the theme “The New Normal,” focusing on the ways the pandemic has changed our world….

FACES OF MASON

INTERVIEW BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Student: Imani Agbionu Why did you choose your major? I chose marketing because I do like the route the marketing [industry] is going, where it’s becoming really social media-based, and also the outreach that…

OUTDOOR PERFORMANCES COMING TO CAMPUS

The Center for the Arts announces slate of in-person performances on Mason Pond Lawn BY: PETER NJOROGE CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  In a press release distributed by the Center for the Arts, Mason’s on-campus performing arts venue announced a list of outdoor performances…

VISITING WRITER SERIES: KERRI WEBSTER

Poet Kerri Webster discusses nature in poetry with the Creative Writing program BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER Mason’s Creative Writing program joined University Libraries on Thursday, April 1, in presenting the final Visiting Writers Series for the spring 2021 semester….

“ARCADIA” AT THE PRESIDENTS PARK GREENHOUSE

Experience the sights and sounds of nature with a non-traditional art installation BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR The Presidents Park Hydroponic Greenhouse is now home to a living art installation — where the plants inside serve as the performers. “Arcadia”…

THE BOOKSHELF

“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid BY DANA NICKEL SENIOR STAFF WRITER In lieu of any real travel in the last year, I’ve found myself taking more drives around Fairfax, Northern Virginia and Washington whenever I…