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Top 10: Grossing rom-coms of all time

Just in time for Valentine’s Day   The following numbers reflect lifetime gross. Information courtesy of  Box Office Mojo. Used with permission.   1) “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” | $241,438,208 2) “What Women Want” | $182,811,707 3) “Hitch” |…

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Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…

Johnson Center Cinema closes

BY TAYLOR WICHTENDAHL, STAFF WRITER AND JENNIFER SHASKAN, ONLINE EDITOR   Much to the dismay of many students, the Johnson Center Cinema has recently stopped offering movies. For 20 years, the Cinema would show one movie per weekend with limited…

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Weekend Suggestions 2/6/16-2/7/16

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On Campus SI Films “Straight Outta Compton” is playing in the Johnson Center Cinema Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The movie is about the formation of NWA (Niggaz Wit Attitude), and how…

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Oscar nominations fail to recognize people of color

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer This year marks the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, which will be hosted by Chris Rock on February 28 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Each year the Academy Award nominations are dedicated…

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Weekend Suggestions: Sept.17-21

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer Whether one feels like staying at Mason or heading out to D.C. this weekend, there are plenty of ways to have fun! Here are some events happening on and around campus for students to enjoy.   Ageless Chinese Art:…

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Movie Review: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”

Alisa Posey, staff writer The action packed comedy directed by Matthew Vaughn, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” is a movie you won’t be able to take your eyes off of. The film’s namesake, Kingsman, is a secret service organization. A young…

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Movie Review: Black or White

Alisa Posey, staff writer A great film for the month of February is “Black or White.” The film is about Eliot (Kevin Costner), who recently lost his wife in a car accident, who is left alone to raise his interracial…

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Spanish and Latin Film Festival

Cynthia Jessup, Staff Writer As its first year debut, Professor Roman- Mendoza and Professor Rabin of the Modern and Classical Languages Department have worked diligently with Pragda and various organizations on campus to enlighten aspects of foreign cultures and expose…

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Mason students on “50 Shades of Grey”

Mackenzie Bailey, staff writer If you are trying to figure out what to do this Valentine’s Day, the controversial, best-selling novel “50 Shades of Grey” by E.L. James is making its way into theaters. The pornographic, BDSM-based novel (that many…