Category: Lifestyle

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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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Mason senior leads business that caters to Muslim-American women

MASON SENIOR DESIGNS A FASHION FORWARD BUSINESS WITH A PURPOSE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Mason senior Sana Mahmood started her fashion business called Veiled Beaut in April 2016. The company caters to Muslim-American women who struggle to find high-quality clothes…

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Northern Virginia’s IHOP Alternative

CASUAL RESTAURANT SERVING YOU 24/7 SINCE THE 1960s By Christine Viray, Staff Writer If you are unfamiliar with IHOP, it’s a 24/7 restaurant where people can have breakfast for dinner. While it is well known for having an affordable selection of…

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Mason students bring #HappyPeriod to campus

HOMELESS WOMEN HAVE TO MAKE A DIFFICULT CHOICE BETWEEN FOOD AND FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer “Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo. Periods are not taboo.” This phrase was written on a paper pad and stuck on…

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Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….

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All Things Go Fall Classic

A MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE MUSIC LOVERS OF D.C. By James Stemple and Basma Humadi, Staff Writer and Assistant Lifestyle Editor The fourth annual All Things Go Fall Classic premiered recently and featured acts from all kinds of genres across…

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Staff Selects: Podcasts by Basma

HAVE A TOUGH TIME CHOOSING A PODCAST TO LISTEN TO? TAKE A PEEK AT THESE By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Podcasts seem like uncharted territory into adulthood and long commutes. Yet, finding the right podcast that feeds your interest and…

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Review: Sister’s Thai in Old Town Fairfax

THAI FOOD LESS THAN A MILE AWAY FROM CAMPUS By Christine Viray, Staff Writer Known as “Sisters–the Living Room Café” or “Sisters Thai” for short, this picturesque restaurant is easily accessible to Mason students who want to try something new…

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Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, Oh My!

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE USING DATING APPS By Mia Wise, Staff Writer We live in an age where we can do virtually everything on our phones. We can pay bills, get food delivered from almost any restaurant, order an Uber…

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Dress to Impress?

SHOULD STUDENT DRESS MORE PROFESSIONALLY IN A CLASSROOM SETTING? CHECK OUT WHAT THESE MASON STUDENTS AND PROFESSOR HAD TO SAY By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer College is one of the best places to network with other students, instructors, and even…