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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…

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“Stranger Things” Season 2: A Solid Follow-up in the Series

BINGE-WORTHY SHOW “STRANGER THINGS” SEASON 2 DOES NOT DISAPPOINT… By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Just a few days before Halloween, Netflix graced its viewers with a new season of its original creation “Stranger Things.” Ever since the first season’s release…

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Review: Lou the Human– “Humaniac”

NEW YORK NATIVE DROPS DEBUT MIXTAPE By James Stemple, Staff Writer When Lou the Human released his first song back in 2016, he quickly developed a fanbase. Now, Lou has released his debut mixtape, “Humaniac,” on Oct. 13 with fans…

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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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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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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…

Taylor Swift’s New Reputation

TAYLOR SWIFT SLITHERS INTO HER NEW REPUTATION By Lizzie MacKercher, Staff Writer 10 time Grammy Award winning songwriter, Taylor Swift, came out of hiding on August 24 to release her much anticipated first single in three years, along with a music…

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Coldplay ‘lights’ up FedEx field

IT WAS A SKY FULL OF STARS AND FIREWORKS AT COLDPLAY’S CONCERT  By Dinanda Pramesti, Lifestyle Editor Going to concerts always seems to happen for me during the summer, specifically in August. It happened this year, when I got early…

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Part-time jobs on campus

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES WORKING ON CAMPUS Serve and Protect By Jordan Burkhardt, Contributor   Reprinted from Freshman Focus Magazine, 2017. Serving as a cadet during my freshman year definitely changed my perspective and made me realize I want…