Category: culture

In Livin Color

In Livin’ Color

A NIGHT TO CELEBRATE BLACK CULTURES AND BLACK EXCELLENCE By Huong Cao, Staff Writer February is Black History Month, which was established to honor the expansive and growing history of the black community. To celebrate this special occasion, the Omicron…

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Hidden gems inside the National African American Museum

By Muhammad Arham, Contributor On Feb. 14th, I visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. as recommended by my professor. I entered the museum with a giveaway ticket that is available during the weekdays….

Faces of Mason

Compiled by Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Organization: Amber Igodan- Delta Sigma Theta Photographed: Amber Igodan and Brittni Beverly-Adams What is the purpose of Delta Sigma Theta? Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college-educated women committed to…

NEW OREANS, LA - FEBRUARY 12:  A float in the Rex parade turns on to Canal Street to large crowds with out outstretched arms on Mardi Gras Day.  Fat Tuesday, the traditional celebration on the day before Ash Wednesday and the begining of Lent, is marked in New Orleans with parades and marches through many neighborhoods in the city. (Photo by Rusty Costanza/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 161338988

Mardi Gras: the Fun and the Facts

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer During the week of Feb. 12, it’ll be that time of year again for great celebration. That’s right, it’ll be the famed event know as Mardi Gras. Also known as ‘Fat Tuesday’ in French, Mardi…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor   Student: Melissa Bautista Who’s your biggest inspiration? My biggest inspiration is my mother because she’s one of the hardest working human beings I’ve ever met in my life. My mom was the…

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What Valentine’s Day is, according to Mason students

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS FOR MASON STUDENTS By Huong Cao, Staff Writer Many people think of Valentine’s Day as a joyful occasion when they get to show love to their significant others. But in reality, not everyone has a…


To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…


Soaring Toward a Hopeful Future

By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer Ascending the walls of The Phillips Collection are words of artist Georgia Saxelby’s interactive exhibition, “To Future Women”, breaking the metaphorical glass ceiling. As women read the encouraging words from female contemporaries, they reflect on the…