Category: culture

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Making clothes out of condoms

Project Condom seeks to promote safe sex and the importance of condom usage with HIV/AIDS fashion shows By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer In the United States alone, approximately 1.1 million people are affected by HIV, according to HIV.gov.   Mason’s…

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Faces of Mason

Compiled by Student Media Student: Nelson Alvarado If you could go back in time to the first day of college and tell yourself one thing, what would it be? I think I would tell myself to change my major. I’m…

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The 90th Annual Academy Awards

VIEW A RECAP OF THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer On Sunday, Mar. 4, the 90th Annual Academy Awards took center stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. This year’s star-studded event filled the room…

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Faces of Mason: Women’s History Month Edition

As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it was pretty historic – especially since representation…

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Technicolor explores the diversity in film industry

ROOSEVELT @ MASON CONUDCTED A PANEL EXPLORING DIVERSITY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY By Diana Nadira & Muhammad Arham, Staff Writers On Feb. 27, Roosevelt @ Mason organized a panel discussion called “Technicolor Was Never Meant to Be So White” about…

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Nic’s Flicks

  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there A Fantastic Woman: A nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars, this Chilean film offers a…

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Mason tips and tricks

CHECK OUT HELPFUL TIPS TO EASILY NAVIGATE YOUR WAY AROUND CAMPUS LIFE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Being a Mason student means being a part of a large and diverse group of individuals. But navigating campus life can come with…

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Rising-artist Mannywellz makes waves

SOULFRO ARTIST By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mannywellz, a 24-year-old Nigerian-American musician and Maryland native, is making moves in his career. He recently came out with his new EP “Soulfro,” which combines different musical genres, and will perform his…

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Korean Central in Annandale: Soricha Tea & Theater

By Cat Tong, Staff Writer When people talk about Annandale, they know it by reputation and the nickname, “Koreatown” as a popular attraction. Due to it’s collection of Korean-owned businesses, Annandale has become a central area for the growth of…