Tag: culture

FALL COMEDY HEADLINER CRAIG ROBINSON BREAKS EXPECTATIONS

Matchmaking, prank calls and a surprise pit with “The Office” comedian BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR AND ALLISON ALBERTY SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR A typical comedy show turned into an impromptu concert when audience members left their seats to crowd the…

HUMANS OF MASON: DR. SPENCER CREW

BY JOSEPH MOORE STAFF WRITER For those who don’t know, where have you worked before coming to Mason? I came to Mason from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati. Which looks at the history of the Underground Railroad….

PRIDE ALLIANCE HOSTS BACK 2 SCHOOL BALL

The Pride Alliance Welcomes Back Members with a Drag Show BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Pride Alliance wanted a big opener for Mason’s first semester back in person, and they brought it with their Back 2 School Ball at the…

MASON JAZZ FACULTY AT JAMMIN’ JAVA

Swinging into a New Semester with a Live Performance  BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR Mason’s Jazz faculty rang in a new semester of live music with an off-campus performance at Jammin’ Java, an eclectic concert venue, bar and café in…

CONVENIENT ENTERTAINMENT ISN’T GOOD FOR US

BY LUKE HARRIS STAFF WRITER Our world is stuck in the fast lane. Text messages give us instant communication. Amazon promises speedy delivery. McDonalds gets you crappy food quickly. This desire for quickness is driven by an underlying desire for…

Fall for the Book: Authors Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan

A talk on campus culture and the future of sexual assault prevention BY MAGGIE ROTH STAFF WRITER On Monday, Sept. 21, authors Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan met with Mason students in a virtual conversation about their new book “Sexual…

The Gourmet

Make delicious chicken casserole in less than an hour BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER Unless it came out of a box, I never used to enjoy cooking.That is, until my mom showed me how to make one of my favorite…

On the Slate

New HBO Drama “Lovecraft Country” BY SHYLOH-SYMONE BAILEY  STAFF  WRITER “Lovecraft Country” cannot fit neat and tidy within one genre. It’s an experimental show where the writer obviously plays with the ideas of several different genres at the same time….

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEW BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and the organization? How has Her Campus made an impact on George Mason University and its students? My name is Nautia Smalls (she/her/hers) and I…

Don’t Go Russian Through School: Learn a Language

BY: CHRIS KERNAN-SCHMIDT, STAFF WRITER How are you reading this right now? Is it because you’re moving your eyes across the page, or perhaps you’re using text-to-speech technology? Both valid and literal answers, yes, but it comes down to ultimately…