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CPAC discusses hot-button issues

THE CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE TALKED POLITICS FOR 2018 AND BEYOND By Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor With a Republican president in the White House and a GOP majority in Congress, attendees at the 45th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had…

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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….


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…


Restaurant Review: Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee

A SWEET ADDITION TO VIENNA By Cat Tong, Staff Writer Located on the outskirts of Vienna, Magnolia Dessert Bar & Coffee – opened in early Dec. 2017, has become the town’s newest attraction. Rising in popularity among instagrammers and foodies,…

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Shopping Now or Later?

BLACK FRIDAY, OR CYBER MONDAY  By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As we enter the latter half of Fall, we start preparing for Thanksgiving and possibly Christmas. People coming up with shopping plans before November ends and before Dec. 25 rolls…


Gubernatorial Candidates Offer Their Education Plans

NORTH AND GILLESPIE ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO MAKE COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE By Lydia Antonio-Vila, Staff Writer The race for Virginia’s next governor will be decided this week, but many Mason students are still on the fence. Fortunately, both candidates…


Donburi, a hidden gem in Adams Morgan

A JAPANESE RESTAURANT IN ADAMS MORGAN SERVES ITS CUSTOMERS WITH AUTHENTIC DELIGHT  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer If any patriot has been thinking of exploring Washington D.C., Adams Morgan should be an interesting neighborhood that offers visitors a variety of…


REZZ electrified echostage

ELECTRONIC ARTIST, REZZ LIGHTS UP ECHOSTAGE By Tyler Shields, Staff Writer On Sept. 30 a very special guest brought powerful rhythm and booming bass hits to the thousands of concert goers at Washington, D.C.’s Echostage. It was Rezz’s Echostage debut…

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New restaurant takes on the DMV

A FILIPINO RESTAURANT WITH A MODERN FLAIR OPENS IN ARLINGTON, VA By Christine Viray, Staff Writer A Filipino restaurant known as Bistro 1521 — the numbers referencing the year in which Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines and was shortly…