Tag: culture

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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…

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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…

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“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…

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Questions and Answers: How long is an MMMBop?

A very serious investigation BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF    In April 1997, before most GMU freshmen were born, boy band Hanson—made up of brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac—released “MMMBop,” a song voted best single in The Village Voice’s end-of-the-year Pazz…

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Students think Jorge’s needs kick in the ass

Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer Jorge’s opened on Feb. 25 in the Johnson Center, in place of student favorite, La Patisserie. Since it’s opening, students have voiced strong opinions through social media. Comments range from the taste of the food, to…

2014 iWeek Parade. Photo by Will Martinez/Creative Services/George Mason University

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                      International Week starts today. For what is going on read below and for more information check out the event’s website. Correction was made to time/place of “Bengali Patriots Saree…

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Studying Abroad in Florence

This story was originally published in the March 25 issue of Fourth Estate. Twenty-three Mason undergraduates are currently living and studying in Florence, Italy through the Center for Global Education’s Florence Semester. The program allows students to earn class credit…

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Photo Gallery: Holi Moli

Over the weekend the Indian Student Association hosted Holi Moli. “Holi is the Hindu festival of colors. It celebrates spring, but it’s also a way for the community to come together and celebrate. That’s why I wanted to bring it…

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The real Saint Patrick of Ireland

Connor Smith, staff writer Saint Patrick’s Day is upon us once again. For many of us, the holiday is about wearing green and an excuse to drink copious amounts of alcohol. While there may be some truth to these claims,…