Category: Culture

PATRIOTS FALL SHORT IN AN OVERTIME BATTLE TO UMASS

The loss sets the tone for the Patriots in A10 Championship BY JALEN STUBBS, COPY CHIEF The Mason Patriots (7-9 Atlantic 10 Conference, 14-15 overall) hosted their final game at Eagle Bank of the season where they faced an unfortunate…

FALL FOR THE BOOK PRESENTS WALLS BY L.M. ELLIOTT

A book talk with a timely message on misinformation BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR Fall for the Book, Mason’s annual literary festival, has just released a virtual discussion with author L.M. Elliot on her novel WALLS, containing a timely message…

FACES OF MASON

Ricky Chang, Junior BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER  I first met Ricky Chang on the first day of the semester. He glided confidently into the classroom and introduced himself as our TA for COMM 208: Media Production. After hearing Professor…

¡GRAPHIC LIBERATION! AT THE GILLESPIE GALLERY

Catch this participatory exhibit of social movements and design before it’s gone BY MAGGIE ROTH, CULTURE EDITOR Since January, the Gillespie Art Gallery in Mason’s Art and Design Building has been host to a vivid collection of posters, books, fliers…

HIDDEN HANGOUTS

Foundation Coffee Roasters in Fairfax BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR This might be the most hidden place in all of Fairfax. Located in Fair City Mall, you have to be in the know of the area to find this place….

VISITING FILMMAKERS RETURN FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER

A conversation with documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang BY MAGGIE ROTH, CULTURE EDITOR Students got the chance to learn about the intricacies of making a documentary from the expertise of filmmaker S. Leo Chiang, as he engaged in conversation via…

PATRIOT PANTRY IS ACCEPTING ORDERS FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER

Experiencing food insecurity? This campus resource can help.  BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN, STAFF WRITER Patriot Pantry, a program held through the Student Support and Advocacy Center, looks to help students who struggle with food insecurity throughout the semester. After a brief…

STUDENT GROUP HIGHLIGHT: BEST BUDDIES

Best Buddies kicks off the semester with their first meeting BY ARI MASTERS STAFF WRITER Best Buddies, an organization which fosters inclusion for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, rang in the start of the spring semester last Wednesday with…