Category: Culture

Matt Nathanson graces Mason with his acclaimed musical hits (photo courtesy of the artist).

Matt Nathanson brings acoustic show to CFA

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler Famous singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson—who crooned many Mason students through their adolescence and early college years with his hit song “Come on Get Higher”—will be appearing at the Center for the Arts Concert…

This year's Pride Week is packed with events meant to enlighten and empower (photo by Amy Rose).

2014 Pride Week events preview

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks From March 31 to April 19, Mason continues its yearly trend of Pride Week events. Pride Week 2014 is packed with panels, workshops, and various events that welcome learning and interactions…

Self-portrait by Z Biron.

Z’s Blog: The Jewelry Design

Hello my name is Zeynep Biron I am a senior in Mason LIFE Program. I love to do art, dance and going to GMU classes. I will talk about my art and how it affects me in my life. I did acrylic,…

Holi Moli 2014 photo gallery

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks This year, on March 22, Mason colored the campus with a Holi Moli celebration even better than before. Students gathered on the field behind Finley Parking Lot for the festivities. Holi,…

Peasant Theater offers students a unique chance to grow into their own through student-made productions (photo courtesy of Peasant Theater).

Peasant Theater spoofs high school stereotypes on college campus

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler High school fosters some of the greatest memories and most adolescent traumas. In Peasant Theater’s production of the new musical “Dark Times at Grimesville High”—written, directed and composed by Mason student, Conor…

Pop into D.C. for a tasty frozen treat (photo by John Irwin.)

Five Capital Places for Fro-Yo

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Kyra Wiseman With the winter dragging on and on like a snail through molasses, it is some comfort to know that spring is just around the corner. I, for one, can’t wait to bask…

"Frozen," now showing in the JC Cinema, warms audience's hearts one last time before the start of spring (photo by Amy Rose).

Script of “Frozen” movie warms audience’s hearts

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Andrew Davis Since its release in late 2013, “Frozen” has encountered critical and financial success. The film has currently garnered over $1 billion dollars worldwide and collected two Academy awards for Best Animated Feature…