Tag: Mason

‘Shining a light’ on human trafficking

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Fairfax County recently deemed January Human Trafficking Awareness Month in order to raise awareness for the growing issue. Following the announcement, various student organizations at Mason are coming together to bring attention and provide information…

Mason students discuss Islamophobia

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) As part of the Dialogue and Discussion Project, the Mason community came together last Tuesday night to discuss Islamophobia. The evening started with each of three panelists giving a short presentation. Remaz Abdelgader, a senior conflict…

Senior Waiver Program allows learning without splurging

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Mason’s senior citizen waiver program provides opportunities for senior citizens to get back in the classroom and learn about evolving areas of study and engage with the campus community. Under the terms of the Senior Citizen…

The Ultimate Guide to Killing it at an Interview

Hunter Samuelson, Staff Writer It’s that time of year — internship interview season. Your resume is killer, but that isn’t enough. Now, it’s time to prepare for the moment that will make or break your shot for the job: the…

Uber and Lyft offer flexible employment, cheap rides for Mason students

Issmar Ventura, Staff Writer Two competing mobile ride hail companies, Uber and Lyft, have become popular sources of income for Mason students. Working for either of the two San Francisco-based companies, which function almost identically by connecting users with drivers via mobile apps, is flexible…

5 ways to save when you spend

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer It’s not news that college students are often pretty strapped for cash. But who has time to sit around cutting out coupons? Fortunately, there are many ways to save money that do not require you to become an extreme couponer….

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.”…

Weekend Suggestions 2/12-2/14

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On campus   Homecoming 3v3 Basketball Tournament Mason’s very first Homecoming 3v3 Basketball Tournament will open for all Mason students, faculty and alumni today at 2 p.m. at the RAC. Winners will be crowned and receive a…

Students celebrate the Lunar New Year among friends

Carola Patty Gorena Morales, Staff Writer The Year of the Monkey arrived with its annual batch of Lunar New Year traditions, and Mason students did not miss out on the celebration. On Feb. 7, the Chinese Student & Scholars Association…