Category: entertainment

Nic’s Flicks

By Nic Macotto, Staff Writer KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there Thor: Ragnarok Star Rating: 3/4 In terms of a feature length film, “Thor: Ragnarok” is…

How Riding And Working With Horses Can Impact People

THERAPEUTIC HORSE RIDING PROGRAM HELPS PEOPLE COPE  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On Nov. 2, students in George Mason’s Department of Social Work gathered to discover something many may not have heard before – “How Riding and Working With Horses…

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…

The Solution to Finding Real News

MASON’S COMMUNICATION FORUM DISCUSSED THE FAKE NEWS DILEMMA By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer George Mason University recently hosted #RealNews2017, its annual communication forum focused on finding the truth in modern media, on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Located in the HUB Ballroom,…

Room Escape Fairfax

INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGE FOR THE THRILL SEEKERS: By James Stemple, Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to willingly lock yourself in a room for fun with the only way out being solving puzzles? This Halloween, spook yourself with a thrilling experience at…

Corner Pocket Puts Alcohol Sales on Hold

NO MORE DRINKS SERVED IN THE HUB GAME ROOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE By Isabella LaMadeleine, Staff Writer Corner Pocket, the on-campus game room located in the HUB, has put its sale of alcohol on hold indefinitely. The Corner Pocket only…

Halloween Costume Trends of 2017

WHAT WILL BE THE POPULAR COSTUME TRENDS OF THIS YEAR? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer When I watched Suicide Squad for the first time two summers ago, I knew Harley Quinn and the Joker would be popular costumes the following…

Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

Halloween: Too Gory or all in Good Fun

By Michael Abler, Staff Writer As Halloween approaches, it’s time to celebrate this occasion with candy, costumes, and of course, by watching a few scary movies throughout October. However, ever since the George Romero films of the 60s, there’s been…

Mason’s ASU Hosts Album Release Party for Silo Mentality

DMV-RAISED ARTISTS PERFORM THEIR SELF-MADE SONGS By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor George Mason’s Afghan Student Union (ASU) hosted a release party on Oct. 22 for Afghan-American rapper and Mason student Ahmad Mustafa Alnoor, otherwise known by stage name Silo Mentality….