Tag: upcoming events

Fall Semester Kicks Off With Mason Staycation

PAC encourages students to spend their long weekend oncampus BY ALEXA TIRONI, STAFF WRITER Mason Staycation, organized by the Patriot Activities Council (PAC), marked the first weekend of the fall semester. Thursday, Aug. 29 kicked off the fun-filled five-day event…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (April 17-21)

Women’s Tennis APR 20 (SAT) 1 P.M. MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE  FAIRFAX, VA. TENNIS COURTS Softball APRIL 19 (FRI) 4:00 P.M. LA SALLE (DH) APR 19 (FRI) 6:00 P.M. LA SALLE (DH) APR 20 (SAT) 12:00 P.M. LA SALLE Baseball APR…

NOVA Calendar April 15-21

Monday, April 15 Spring Fling:  NOVA Spirit Day.  NOVA’s Alexandria campus is hosting NOVA spirit day in the Bisdorf cafeteria and courtyard from noon to 5 p.m. There will be an opportunity to make your own name art design and…

Soulja Boy Held In Prison Without Bail

Mason Day headliner canceled after breaking parole BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Popular 2000s rapper Soulja Boy was arrested last month after police raided his home and found ammunition. He has since been canceled as the main source of entertainment…

Upcycle instead of being a part of the cycle

The MIX@Fenwick hosts a sustainable-fashion challenge BY NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITER According to fast-fashion critic Elizabeth Cline, “Americans consume nearly 20 billion garments a year, equivalent to 62 garments each.” This is the result of the rise of the fast-fashion industry….

Get Carried Away

Abby Rasheed boomerangs between genres BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF Senior Abby Rasheed’s favorite song she’s created, “Lunar Letdown,” from her debut album, “Carried Away,” starts slow. A guitar and tambourine can be heard in the background as a saxaphone steals…

NOVA Calendar April 8-14

Monday, April 8 Radford University Admissions Visit: Radford University is visiting NOVA’s Alexandria campus, and will be holding an information table from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student services center in the Bisdorf Building. UVA Admissions Visit (BIS…

Upcoming Sports Calendar (April 9-14)

Baseball APR 9 (TUE) 3:00 P.M. VS LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY Lacrosse APR 12 (FRI) 4 P.M. VS SAINT JOSEPH’S UNIVERSITY FAIRFAX, VA GEORGE MASON STADIUM APR 14 (SUN) 1 P.M. VS GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Rowing APR 14 (SUN) ALL DAY VS…

Four Things To Do in D.C. this Spring

Flower buds are blooming, blue birds are singing and it’s time to have some fun in the sun BY DE’ANDRE DARBY, STAFF WRITER The beginning of spring brings longer days and warmer temperatures, making it the perfect time to explore…

NOVA Calendar March

Monday, March 25 NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus is holding a seminar on the “City of Joy” documentary. It is hosted by LeeAnn Thomas and Daisy Lung at the Lakeside Theater, from 4 to 7 p.m. Shantay Robinson, the writer and documentarian…