Category: culture

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Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….

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All Things Go Fall Classic

A MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE MUSIC LOVERS OF D.C. By James Stemple and Basma Humadi, Staff Writer and Assistant Lifestyle Editor The fourth annual All Things Go Fall Classic premiered recently and featured acts from all kinds of genres across…


Staff Selects: Podcasts by Basma

HAVE A TOUGH TIME CHOOSING A PODCAST TO LISTEN TO? TAKE A PEEK AT THESE By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Podcasts seem like uncharted territory into adulthood and long commutes. Yet, finding the right podcast that feeds your interest and…

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Review: Sister’s Thai in Old Town Fairfax

THAI FOOD LESS THAN A MILE AWAY FROM CAMPUS By Christine Viray, Staff Writer Known as “Sisters–the Living Room Café” or “Sisters Thai” for short, this picturesque restaurant is easily accessible to Mason students who want to try something new…

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Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Oh My!

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE USING DATING APPS By Mia Wise, Staff Writer We live in an age where we can do virtually everything on our phones. We can pay bills, get food delivered from almost any restaurant, order an Uber…

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Dress to Impress?

SHOULD STUDENT DRESS MORE PROFESSIONALLY IN A CLASSROOM SETTING? CHECK OUT WHAT THESE MASON STUDENTS AND PROFESSOR HAD TO SAY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer College is one of the best places to network with other students, instructors, and even…

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Jesse Jackson on Campus

CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST JESSE JACKSON SPOKE TO MASON STUDENTS By Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Jesse Jackson marched alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis from Selma to Montgomery. The civil rights activist and reverend fought alongside the new wave…


Say Yes to Yoga

THIS MASON STUDENT SHOWCASES HER LOVE FOR YOGA IN HOPES OF HELPING OTHER STUDENTS’ WELLBEING By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Ashley Whimpey is a Utah native; she moved to Northern Virginia to study Communication at Mason. Whimpey is currently a…


Rihanna Releases Fenty Beauty

SINGER RIHANNA RELEASES INCLUSIVE MAKEUP LINE By Mia Wise, Staff Writer On Sept. 8, singer Robyn Rihanna Fenty released her makeup line, Fenty Beauty. The line was highly anticipated by makeup lovers, especially after it was announced that the line would…

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On The Road To Fame

INTERVIEW WITH DMV ARTIST SYDNEY FRANKLIN By Quianna Adams, Staff Writer New artist Sydney Franklin is making major moves in the DMV area. She recently headlined her first performance at the Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe along with labelmate Luke…