Category: culture

Second City And Mason Improv Association Perform At Hylton

Legendary Chicago comedy company comes to the Hylton Performing Arts Center BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Friday, Oct. 4, the Mason Improv Association and Second City On Tour performed fun, audience-based improv shows at the Hylton Performing Arts…

First Artists-In-Residence Spend The Week At Mason

LADAMA performs in Center for the Arts, schools, masterclasses and more BY CAYLA CADE; STAFF WRITER; PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR LADAMA, the first group of Mason Artists-in-Residence, spent the week on campus visiting and performing at a variety of venues,…

More Money, Less Problems

Find work that works for you BY: SHYLOH-SYMONE BAILEY, STAFF WRITER Let’s be honest: Time is money.  As college students, it’s highly probable that both are very limited assets in our lives. In 2015, a study from the Georgetown University Center…

Hidden Hangouts: Sweet Berry

Find endless combinations at this sweet shop BY LAURA SCUDDER, COPY EDITOR Crepes, frozen yogurt, waffles, gelato — are we in heaven? Nope, we’re in Sweet Berry. Found on Main Street in the Pickett Shopping Center, right by Trader Joe’s,…

Judy Movie Review

The incredibly raw biopic delves into the life of the late “Wizard of Oz” actor BY DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF I remember the first time I learned who Judy Garland was. My mother was obsessed with her iconic role in “The…

Hidden Hangouts: Ching Ching Cha

Tea and serenity in the middle of bustling Georgetown BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Step into Ching Ching Cha, a tiny tea shop in Georgetown, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. The tearoom is located a few steps away from…

Northern Virginia’s Pagan Pride Festival

A celebration of community and spirituality on Mason’s campus BY MAGGIE ROTH, STAFF WRITER The Northern Virginia (NOVA) Pagan Pride Festival was held on Merten Hall’s lawn Saturday, Sept. 28, allowing one of the area’s lesser-known cultures to gather on…

Faces of Mason

BY NIKAYLA KIRCHNER, STAFF WRITER ORGANIZATION: Urbanknowlogy COULD YOU TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT THE CLUB? Urbanknowlogy is the first hip-hop dance group on campus. We were founded in 2005 by Terrence “TP” Polite, LaShonda Wilson and JayEll Vaugn, and…

ARTS By George! Showcases Mason Art Students

Student performances included dance, guard and opera  BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER On the evening of Saturday, Sept. 28, in multiple showcases at the de Laski Performing Arts Center, students from across the College of Visual and Performing Arts demonstrated…

Scholarships Sparkle At ARTS By George!

Biggest fundraiser for nine Mason programs BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR During Luke Ratcliffe’s childhood, he began teaching himself music on a small upright piano his family owned. His parents wanted him and his two younger brothers to each…