Tag: Mason

Screamo band The Cage You Call A Chest opens a fresh dialogue

Jesse Harman, Staff Columnist A functional music scene can provide a haven for people seeking asylum from a strict, oppressive society. Increasing numbers of venues, online discussion forums, and other culture hubs are adopting a “safe space” mentality – striving to…

Weekend Suggestions 10/30-11/1

  Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Witch Watch The event will take place at the Fairfax Campus Saturday, Oct. 31, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  and will offer free activities and crafts. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes. Free parking…

What motivates a Patriot to vote?

Taylor Wichtendahl, Staff Writer Mason students have grown familiar with the representatives in blue shirts on campus who stop them to ask them if they are registered to vote. Many students walk by without taking action. Most are not registered to vote, and many…

Spooky activities this week

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Halloween: a time of costumes, candy and overuse of the color orange. If you’re like me, clueless but curious about what Halloween festivities are going on this week, check out some of these events! Azucar Halloween party…

Environmental festival keeps Mason green

Asher Ackman, Staff Writer On Thursday, October 22, numerous clubs from around campus came to North Plaza to showcase their plans for environmental sustainability at the Mason Environmental Festival. Danielle Agress, a senior government and international politics major in charge of public relations for the Secular…

Weekend Suggestions 10/23-10/25

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Johnson Center Cinema: “The Gift” This weekend the Johnson Center Cinema is showing “The Gift,” a psychological thriller film that tells the story of a married couple who is faced suddenly with a terrifying secret from the…

Students bring well-being team to life

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mason students AnnaMarijka Tilleman and Logan Murray recently created the Well-Being Team, a new departmental organization at Mason. The purpose of the Well-Being Team is to assist and spread the word about Goal 7, one of…

Mason participates in movement to end hunger

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Mason has recently partnered with the Campus Kitchens Project, the nation’s largest student movement to end hunger and food waste. On Sept. 23, Mason officially joined Campus Kitchens and officially launched its own Campus Kitchen to address local hunger…

Stories from the first generation

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor F1rst Gen Mason is a student organization designed to create a support network for first generation students at Mason.  Some students do not even know that they are first generation students.  It helps to talk to…

Fall 2016 freshmen to live on campus

All freshmen will be expected to live on campus starting in the fall semester of 2016. A recent announcement from David Burge, vice president of Enrollment Management and Rose Pascarell, vice president of University Life, indicates that new first year freshmen…