Tag: Student Organizations

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY MONICA ECHOLS AND IMANI HOLLOMAN Student: Alexandra Kostovski What are you studying at Mason? I am currently studying Global Affairs, with a concentration in Inequality and Responses. Growing up in D.C., I saw the real world from a…

The Hidden Benefit of University

BY DAWSON WEINHOLD, STAFF WRITER Over the last several years there has been much debate over the cost of going to university. As the number of college graduates rise, some of the overt benefits of going to college seem to…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS AHMED FARID Student: Maximilian Simkins What is one interesting thing about you? At the age of 19, I owned my first investment property. I quickly found out that to run investment properties, [it] takes a lot of work and…

A Bridge Between Japan and America

JSA invites students to learn about Japanese culture BY HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Japanese Student Association (JSA), a Japanese culture interest group at Mason, hosted a Japanese Culture Night. JSA, which has held origami nights…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR AND HAILEY BULLIS, ASSISTANT CULTURE EDITOR Student: Bria Reel WHAT IS THE QATAR MALONE FELLOWSHIP AND HOW DID YOU GET ACCEPTED? The National Council on U.S. Arab Relations and the Qatar Embassy announced the…

Dear Ivy

Dear Ivy

A stressed-out sophomore sends out an SOS BY LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Dear Ivy, All anyone says when you ask for advice about college is to “get involved.” Well, I’m a sophomore and I still have yet to do so….

What Is “Students Demand Action”?

A closer look into Mason’s newest activism organization BY DANA NICKEL, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s newest Registered Student Organization (RSO) has been working hard to make big changes on the state and national level. Students Demand Action (SDA), a branch of…

Faces of Mason

Organization- Caribbean Student Organization Interview by Huong Cao, Staff Writer Why did you feel interested in being a part of CSA? My dad is Trinidad-Chinese so I had the opportunity to visit Trinidad three times. I [felt] I belonged and…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Hailey Bullis and Rachel Emmons Organization: Answers by MWC President  Fizza Fatima What is the Muslim Writers Collective? Fizza Fatima: The Muslim Writers Collective(MWC) is a platform designed to shed a light on minority voices and writers of color,…

Photo Gallery: First Day back of Fall Semester 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015 was the first day of the Fall 2015 semester at Mason. The North Plaza was full of tables for the Get Connected 2 Mason event representing Mason’s Student Organizations, Academic Divisions, Mason Recreation, and volunteer opportunities;…