Category: culture

Mason’s perception of yoga

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Raquel DeSouza At Mason’s Recreational Athletic Complex,  there are various yoga classes offered for students and non-Mason students. These classes include Prana Flow, Morning Flow, Vinyasa Flow, Dynamic Yoga for All, Yoga for the…

Bike to Mason fosters solidarity between bike lovers

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Savannah Norton On April 22, Bike to Mason Day took the Fairfax campus by storm celebrating and promoting bike culture at Mason.  Parking and Transportation Services sponsored the seventh annual event for cyclists coming…

Five places for meat-free delights

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Kyra Wiseman Whether someone is meat-free for religious, ethical or health reasons, it can be hard to find a restaurant where dining options are not limited to only salads or side dishes. Everyone deserves…

PostSecretU promotes a nurturing honesty within Mason community

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Tatyana White-Jenkins During the week of April 14, Mason’s student organization Active Minds held events to promote PostSecretU, an on-campus community art project. Sponsored by Active Minds Inc. and Frank Warren, creator of the…

Poetry & Prose booth brightens Well-being Week

With the events for “Spring Into Well-Being” Week culminating into a lively Well-Being Day on April 17, the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being added a literary touch to the festivities with a Poetry and Prose Booth. English MFA students…

2014 Mason Week events preview

Get ready to show some pride and join the festivities, because Mason Week is kicking back into full swing from April 21-25. This year marks the forty-ninth anniversary of Mason Week, one of Mason’s longest standing traditions. The Office of…

Mason professors promote ideas at TED Talk

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Reporter Darlene Alegrado Some of the most innovated ideas hide in plain sight. TED, or Technology, Entertainment and Design, is a global community that is committed to presenting “ideas worth spreading.” While there are…

Foreign films for thought

Co-Written by Fourth Estate Online News Reporter Christopher Morrison Cinema is a magical international art form that not only resonates with most cultures, but also allows for international audiences to experience the different cultures of the world through the narratives…

Confucius Institute engages students in cultural tea tradition

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks In the spirit of International Week 2014, the Confucius Institute at Mason held a special Chinese cultural workshop dedicated to tea on April 11. Students of all backgrounds were invited into…