Category: culture

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…

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Saving Money on Textbooks

Learn how to get the best deals on expensive textbooks BY ANGELIQUE ARINTOK, STAFF WRITER Textbooks and other required materials for class aren’t always easy on the wallet. Although there are many ways to achieve the best deal possible, here…

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…

5 ways to destress for finals

HOW TO MAKE FINALS LESS INTIMIDATING By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As finals are just around the corner, most students find themselves stressed out—regardless of their year or major.  Sometimes, the stress is just so much that many students feel…

What tenure does for Mason professors and students

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On April 20, The Washington Post published an article about a tenured professor at California State University at Fresno, who ignited criticism on social media after posting a string of tweets mocking the death of…

Faces of Mason

Alum, Thomas LeGro   This year, Washington Post staff won a Pulitzer in the investigative reporting category for “purposeful and relentless reporting that changed the course of a Senate race in Alabama by revealing a candidate’s alleged past sexual harassment…

When Eleven Nations Come Under a Single Roof

By Diana Nadira and Arham Muhammad, Contributors The Community College Initiative (CCI) Program is an international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in collaboration with the Community College Consortium (CCC) and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural…

EagleBank Arena is Number One

EagleBank Arena has been named number one in the world for concert and event tickets By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On April 18, EagleBank Arena announced that it was named number one in the world for concert and event tickets…

Students share hidden gems on streaming services

By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When it’s time for final papers and exams, procrastinators can be found binge watching television and movies on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. While many students watch “The Office” and “Friends,” there are shows and movies that…

Nic’s Flicks

  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Avengers: Infinity War may be one of Marvel’s best and possibly one of the most delightful superhero movies of…