Tag: culture

Northern Virginia’s Pagan Pride Festival

A celebration of community and spirituality on Mason’s campus BY MAGGIE ROTH, STAFF WRITER The Northern Virginia (NOVA) Pagan Pride Festival was held on Merten Hall’s lawn Saturday, Sept. 28, allowing one of the area’s lesser-known cultures to gather on…

Cue An Adventure

Check out these cool locations in Fairfax accessible through the CUE bus routes. Locations are five minutes or less from each stop BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER 29 Diner: If you’re looking for an old-school diner with great comfort food,…

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Downton Abbey Era

A local orchestra performs a concert to go along with new movie BY PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) presented “Music from the Downton Abbey Era” at the Center for the Arts in conjunction with the release…

The Return of Hispanic Heritage Month

Bienvienda Latina kicks off celebrations with music, balloons BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR As Bievienda Latina began this year, Hispanic music was blasting. Shiny pink balloons spelling out the event’s name on Merten Hall’s quad were visible near the…

Cultural Diversity among  NOVA Students

A look into the impact of sharing one’s culture on a college campus BY ZULFIKAR BELAL How proud do you feel when you introduce your country and culture to diverse multicultural students on campus? If classrooms are filled with diverse…

Passport To Diversity

One Love Cultural Festival Shows Off the Different Cultures Of Mason BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER To describe what the One Love Cultural Festival was all about is to use Patriot Activities Council’s (PAC) catchphrase, “We create events, so you…

Does Mason have a campus culture?

A look at what defines the Mason Nation By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Many colleges in Virginia have a culture that defines them. With Virginia Tech, for example, football comes to mind. With University of Virginia, the basketball team is…

International Week 2018

Events include a parade and a dance competition featuring multiple organiztions By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer International Week is back at Mason. A 37-year-old tradition, the celebration is packed with rich diversity and culture that the university embodies. From Friday, April…

“Chewdanese” brings part of Sudan to Mason

By Wafer Salih, Staff Writer GMU’s Sudanese Student Association host their second annual “Chewdanese” event on Tuesday Feb. 20 at the JC Bistro. The event took place 5 p.m. between 8 p.m. Attendees enjoyed a night filled with food and…