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A Sea Change

A harsh look at what’s happening to our seas BY JAMES STEMPLE   A sea change is defined, according to Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” as a change brought about by the sea. It’s an idiom often used to signify a notable…

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Mason Baseball on five-game winning streak

  BY MICHAEL ABLER, STAFF WRITER   The Mason Baseball team seems to be showing signs of turning this season around. Mason has gone on a five-game winning streak over the past week. The streak includes a three-game series sweep…

Top 10: grossing films of 2017

Top-10 grossing films of 2017 (so far) 1) Beauty and the Beast (2017) | $461,124,384 2) Logan | $222,428,262 3) The LEGO Batman Movie | $173,972,739 4) Get Out | $168,638,145 5) Kong: Skull Island | $162,423,946 6) Split |…

From group home to front of the camera

A Discussion with Nicole Opper, documentary filmmaker BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   On Wednesday, April 19, Mason’s Visiting Filmmaker Series held a screening of the documentary “Visitor’s Day.” A Q&A discussion with Director Nicole Opper followed the screening, facilitated…

Sports broadcast schedule: April 24-30

George Mason University sports broadcast schedule Monday, April 24 — Sunday, April 30      Monday 24 Tuesday 25 Wednesday 26 Thursday 27 Friday 28 Saturday 29 Sunday 30 No Broadcasts No Broadcasts Baseball vs. William and Mary 3 p.m….

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COLUMN: Whitewashing in the shell

The Rupert Sanders thriller draws criticisms BY DINANDA PRAMESTI, CULTURE EDITOR   With the recent Academy Awards show being much more diverse than the previous few years, Hollywood continues to try to appeal and listen to the public about the…

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

A shot to the chest of heart-thumping garage rock BY JAMES STEMPLE   A sizeable crowd gathered at the 9:30 Club March 29 to see King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. It was hard to move an inch at the…

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Dinner and a movie

Good food and movie picks for a good night out on the town BY BASMA HUMADI   Dinner: HalfSmoke With milkshakes, Monopoly and “Chipotle-style” assembly line sausages, HalfSmoke takes the title for being the coolest place around the block. Though…

Sports Trivia: April 3

Introducing Fourth Estate Sports Trivia! Tweet your answers to @IVEstateSports   What school did Mason beat in the Elite 8 to advance to the Final Four in the 2006 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament? University of Florida University of Connecticut Virginia…