Tag: GMU

Music Program gives old instruments new life

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer A new outreach program is spreading tunes in a new way by collecting used musical instruments for children and students to give them a second life. Instruments in the Attic, first sprouted in 2007 when Mason alumnus…

Universities tackle millennial mental health

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Many college students struggle with mental health difficulties and diagnoses like anxiety and depression seem to be on the rise. Fortunately, Mason and other Virginia universities are doing their best to tackle this issue. According to Daphne…

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…

Weekend Suggestions: 4/15- 4/17

  Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus GMU Vietnamese Student Association Cultural Show: “Mỹ Con” (American Child) This Saturday, April 16, GMU’s Vietnamese Student Association is presenting their annual cultural show, taking place at Annandale High School. The show…

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,…

Bullied to death?

Tiffany Lin, Staff Writer An honors student at Scottsdale Community College was allegedly bullied to death in February by two professors.  This is a situation any student could come across on while attending college.  Fourth Estate prompted discussion about professor-student…

Nursing student gets internship in Tanzania helping at-risk children

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor While spring semester finds most Mason students pinning down summer internships in D.C. or in their hometowns, one Mason student will be traveling much farther — 7,768 miles, to be exact — to spend her summer interning in Tanzania. Taylor…

First Well-Being Day promotes physical, mental health

May Thinnyun, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 30, Mason’s Well-Being Team (WBT) hosted its first Well-Being Day from 12-4 p.m. in North Plaza. Created earlier this school year, WBT is a direct response to President Ángel Cabrera’s 2014 Well-Being Initiative, a facet of Mason’s Strategic…

“Stage Four” director discusses inspiration, filmmaking

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer “Stage Four: A Love Story,” a documentary by Mason professor Benjamin Steger, tells the story of Steger’s parents, focusing on their last days together as Steger’s mother, Mary Jo, battles stage IV breast cancer. The film aired in the Johnson…