Tag: America

We Are Not the Good Guys (But We Can Be)

BY SAMUEL FELDHOUSEN, CONTRIBUTOR “America First” is a popular slogan going around nowadays, popularized by the sentient, hilariously bigoted trashbag that somehow became our president. It’s a distinctive motto, implying that we should care about ourselves over the rest of…

Read the Federalist Papers

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER One of the foremost challenges college students face is inexperience. We’re nervous about the sparse experience section on our resumes when we apply for jobs. We’re nervous about our inexperience with relationships. We’re nervous about…

Twitter Isn’t Evil: It’s Easy

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER Twitter gets flak from everyone. It’s biased, it spreads fake news, it encourages meanness, it ruins people’s lives, it allows bullying, it’s a monopoly, on and on and on. If you believed all the criticisms,…

Are We There Yet?

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER George Mason is one of America’s most diverse universities, as anyone with eyes can see, but the quest for diversity never seems to end.  I have not heard anyone say, “We’re leading the way, that’s…

It’s Okay Not to Care About Football

BY SUSAN KATHRINE CORKRAN, STAFF WRITER The Super Bowl has come and gone, along with all of the great American pastimes that accompany the massive televised event. For many people, it is a tradition as important as Thanksgiving, usually with similar…

What is the American Dream?

Senior Allen Hester seeks the definition of the American Dream and the perceptions that come with it BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER While the idea of the American dream has been around for a long time, the perception of this…

On Memories and Reminders

BY DOMINIC PINO As a sophomore, I am a member of the first class to attend this university that does not have any memory whatsoever of the terrorist attacks which occured seventeen years ago last Tuesday. Some members of the Class…

The American Craft Beer Boom

Connor Smith, staff writer. American craft beer has surged into the hearts and minds in short order. “Bring me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to drink free,” could just as easily be the inscription on the base…