Tag: diversity

Mason Student With Down Syndrome Rejected From Mason Sororities

MasonLIFE Cheerleader Dropped From All Panhellenic Recruitments BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Editor’s Note: This story is part one of what will be a more in-depth examination in the coming week. AnnCatherine Heigl was released from sorority recruitments on Sunday,…

APA Heritage Month celebrates the diversity of Asian Americans

Asian American students led a discussion on the challenges and stereotypes they face By Diana Nadira, Contributor As a part of ODIME’s Asian Pacific American Heritage (APAH) month celebration, a panel discussion on “Dreams, possibilities and challenges for APA students”…

Technicolor explores the diversity in film industry

ROOSEVELT @ MASON CONUDCTED A PANEL EXPLORING DIVERSITY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY By Diana Nadira & Muhammad Arham, Staff Writers On Feb. 27, Roosevelt @ Mason organized a panel discussion called “Technicolor Was Never Meant to Be So White” about…

OPINION: Good Old College Try

By Emily Bartenfelder, Contributor Give something the good old college try. At first this may sound like a blanket statement, but to many people this has a different meaning. No matter who you are, the person next to you will…

Embracing Your Background: Native American Heritage Month

WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH? By Michael Abler, Staff Writer Throughout November, George Mason University will host a series of events — including one that occurred on Monday Oct. 30 — to celebrate Native American heritage. The…

Rise and shine with Women of Color in STEM

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor After noticing a lack of diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field at Mason, a group of students created an organization centered on empowering women of color in STEM fields. Women of…

Thai-flair emerges at Mason

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer Exemplifying diversity, Mason is adding the Thai Student Association (TSA) to it’s list of 250-plus organizations. Founder Chakapong Soundara, or M for short, said the association’s purpose is “to unite Thai-Americans, Thai Students, and anyone who…