Category: culture

BI-BI-BI Karaoke Night

Shining a light on bisexuals in the LGBTQ+ Community  BY CAYLA CADE, STAFF WRITER Pride Alliance hosted a karaoke event dedicated to bisexuality in SUB 1 on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This event was hosted by Pride Alliance’s president Elijah Nichols….

Insights Into Diplomacy

A firsthand look at the life of a foreign service officer BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER In an effort to help students broaden their views and gain insight into different work fields, Mason hosted Government Week from Sept. 16–20. The…

Cue An Adventure

Check out these cool locations in Fairfax accessible through the CUE bus routes. Locations are five minutes or less from each stop BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER 29 Diner: If you’re looking for an old-school diner with great comfort food,…

Faces of Mason

 BY IMANI HOLLOMAN, STAFF WRITER STUDENT: Jordan Moser WHICH CAME FIRST, RAPPING OR SINGING?  It was singing that came first. I was in a play at my church when I was mad young, like 9 years old. And I was…

More Money, Less Problems

How to spend less on food BY: IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR If you are what you eat, Mason students would be Dunkin iced coffees, Chipotle burrito bowls, Ike’s late-night breakfasts and groceries from Walmart or Giant.  At least, the…

“Migration Studies” replaces statistics with people

Film about Budapest semester trip premiered at Mason BY: NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER On Friday, Sept. 20, Dr. Yehuda Lukacs presented “Migration Studies,” a film about the experience of students who participated in the spring 2017 Budapset study abroad. The…

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Downton Abbey Era

A local orchestra performs a concert to go along with new movie BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) presented “Music from the Downton Abbey Era” at the Center for the Arts in conjunction with the release…

MORE MONEY, LESS PROBLEMS 

Quick tips on how to save money as a college student BY AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER As college students, there are many things that separate us. We have different majors, enjoy different hobbies and come from diverse backgrounds. Yet, there…

Gender Identities and Greek Life

An inside look at Greek life for transgender and non-binary students at Mason BY KIM BARTENFELDER, STAFF WRITER Embedded in Mason’s campus culture is diversity and inclusion. Mason pledges to “build and sustain an inclusive campus community and to foster…

The Return of Hispanic Heritage Month

Bienvienda Latina kicks off celebrations with music, balloons BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR As Bievienda Latina began this year, Hispanic music was blasting. Shiny pink balloons spelling out the event’s name on Merten Hall’s quad were visible near the…