Tag: competition

Developing a Competitive Mindset

BY ARIANNA GOODMAN, STAFF WRITER I’ve never really been competitive. I enjoy winning things and feeling accomplished, of course, but I’ve just never had the drive to beat others in order to do so. When I was in middle school,…

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….

En Garde!

Mason’s fencing team provides a close-knit environment for students of all levels BY ALLY MCALPINE, ART DIRECTOR Fencing is the modern Olympic sport of sword fighting. “The best way I would describe fencing is it is very fast-paced and your cliche…

Science competition combines smarts and entertainment

Four George Mason University students were pitted against each other in an effort to win a $500 prize as part of the Science Slam held by the College of Science and Auxiliary Enterprise Management Council last Friday at Research Hall….

Fraternity starts singing competition for Leukemia

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer While it may not be nationally televised like “American Idol” or “The X Factor,” the first ever “Mason Factor,” hosted by the fraternity Phi Kappa Sigma, gives the Mason community the opportunity to perform and compete…