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Local music scene moving forward, if a bit off-course

This story was originally published in the April 27 issue of Fourth Estate. Jesse Harman, staff writer World-renowned musician Frank Zappa once said, “Without deviation, progress is not possible.” We – as a people, as a community – cannot move…

Best places to cry at Mason

I admit it, I am a crier. I cried recently at the end of “Furious 7,” so I know it’s a problem. I have what I like to call over-productive tear ducts. This article marks one of my contributions to…

Spring and summer concerts

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer Spring semester is wrapping up and with that comes summer break! What better way to celebrate end of the term and welcome summer vacation than going to a concert? Listed below are a few ideas to…

New Vice Provost to bring Mason into digital age

The Mason Office of Distance Learning within the Office of the Provost searching for a Vice Provost for Digital Innovation and Learning, a new administrative title within the university. According to Mason Provost and Executive Vice-President David Wu, like any…

Student cancer survivor inspires community

Barbara Brophy, staff writer In many ways, Emily Albis is a typical college senior. An accounting major with a theater minor, she’s committed to her studies and hopes to enroll in law school after graduation. In addition to her hefty…

Mason community shares March of Dimes experiences

Kesley Davidson, staff writer The Banquet for Babies was held last week to raise awareness and to fund the organization, March of Dimes. According to their website, the March of Dimes works to “help moms have full-term pregnancies and research…

Students can now take a ride on Campus Drive

The Campus Drive entrance to George Mason University opened Saturday, April 19 with a ceremony that gave awards to several members of the Mason and the Fairfax communities for their participation in the project. “This campus, in our mindset, was a little…

Quidditch team flies through World Cup

Tatyana White-Jenkins, staff writer After competing over the weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina for World Cup 8, Mason’s Quidditch team has returned with more drive than ever before. It was their first World Cup and Mason’s team went 2-3,…

The drag royalty diaries

Asher Ackman, staff writer Drag is not only a form of entertainment, it is a way of life. There are professional Drag Kings and Queens that do it for a living, some that do it for fun, and those that…

iWeek list of events

                      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…