Tag: D.C.

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Dinner and a movie

Good food and movie picks for a good night out on the town BY BASMA HUMADI   Dinner: HalfSmoke With milkshakes, Monopoly and “Chipotle-style” assembly line sausages, HalfSmoke takes the title for being the coolest place around the block. Though…

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Q&A: Slothrust

Bassist Kyle Bann on the new album, the state of rock and… burgers? BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   In October 2016, Bostonians-turned-Brooklynites Slothrust released their first album since moving across the country to Los Angeles. “Everyone Else,” a fusion of…

Break out of boredom

Room Escape DC offers life-sized puzzles   BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER Puzzles come in all shapes and sizes. At Room Escape DC, however, puzzles come in the form of being locked in a room with a time limit on…

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Valentine’s Day date ideas

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER We all know that dreaded feeling: checking your bank account and seeing the equivalent of a tumbleweed rolling through the desert. It’s a common stereotype that college students are broke. For many of us, as…

Weekend Suggestions April 22-24

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus Mason Dance Company: Spring Dance Concert This Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., the George Mason Dance Company is showcasing their Spring Dance Concert. The concert is taking place…

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Weekend Suggestions 4/8- 4/10

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On Campus International Week (iWeek) International Week takes place from Friday, April 8, to Sunday, April 17. The week is dedicated to showing off the vibrant international and multicultural organizations Mason has on campus. This weekend,…

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Weekend Suggestions: 3/18-3/20

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus   George Mason Forensics Team Mock Nationals This weekend, Mason’s Forensics Team is hosting “mock nationals” to prepare for the 2016 ARA-NIET Championship taking place next month in Florida. Everyone is welcome to…

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Mason wins Educator of the Year award

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) By Bindu Kumari The World Affairs Council–Washington, DC (WAC-DC) has selected Mason as the recipient of the Educator of the Year award for 2016. This award is given to universities, colleges and school systems in the tristate region of Washington,…

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How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a College Budget

Hunter Samuelson/Staff Writer On Valentine’s Day, love can be an expensive business. Fortunately, there are some ways you can spend a romantic day with your significant other while sticking to a college budget. Don’t worry ladies — none of them involve “Netflix and chill.”…

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Weekend Suggestions Nov. 20-22

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers” This performance will be taking place in Theater Space at the Performing Arts Building November 20-22 at 8 p.m. The show is a take on J.M. Barrie’s novel “The Little…