Tag: Johnson Center

THE CASE FOR PUBLIC LAUGHTER

BY LAURA SWIHART STAFF WRITER “If I had shame about laughing in public, I’d have nothing left.” My friend jokingly replied with these wise words when I encountered him laughing maniacally over his Akeno Sushi in the Johnson Center and…

Suspicious Package in the Johnson Center

Mason PD investigates unattended backpack on Fairfax campus BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Fairfax campus received a Mason Alert that warned students and faculty of a suspicious package left unattended in the Johnson Center (JC) on Wednesday afternoon….

False Eyelashes, Real People

Annual Drag Show is a Smash Hit BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER The room was alive with rainbow flags and dollar bills. “How many of you have heard of RuPaul’s Drag Race?” host Shi-Queeta Lee shouted. The audience hollered. Lee…

Random White Guy Found Studying on JC Third Floor

Confusion sparks among third floor Middle Eastern and South Asian community BY BASMA HUMADI, LEO SUN LIBRA MOON It was any other ordinary Tuesday in the Johnson Center (JC), and sophomore Bradson Tanner needed a place to study. Tanner grabbed…

Spiderman, Miku and Pikachu Walk into a Bar…

Second ComicCon at Mason is a success BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Venom slinks by boxes of vintage comic books. Pearl scolds her twin Steven Universes, who clutch Eevee plushies. In the distance is a walking slice of bacon. On…

Visiting filmmaker series: Hans Charles

FAMS screens Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the…