Tag: culture

THE “ORIGINALS!”, A RED CARPET EVENT

Mason Players hold premiere showcasing six plays written, directed and performed by Mason students and alumni BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Mason Players celebrated their members’ hard work by showcasing six of their plays, both online and at a red…

ON THE SLATE

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” BY JOSEPH MOORE STAFF WRITER “Venom: Let There Be Carnage,” the latest entry in the Sony Pictures Spider-Man Universe, was released in cinemas on Oct. 1. The film, which is a direct sequel from “Venom”…

STUDENTS TOUR LGBTQ+ SPACES IN DOWNTOWN WASHINGTON D.C.

LGBTQ+ Resource Center and LLC kick off LGBTQ+ history month with a trip downtown BY ARI MASTERS STAFF WRITER On Sunday, Oct 3, Mason students took a trip downtown to tour D.C. LGBTQ+ services, led by the LGBTQ+ Resources Center…

NWSL HEAD COACH FIRED AFTER ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

BY BEN DEALEY STAFF WRITER CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses allegations of sexual and verbal harassment. After a series of scandals and controversies that have spanned the summer season, fans and players are demanding fundamental changes to the top professional…

SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

A review of the best allergen-free eats in the DMV BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER As someone who has learned to live with a severe dairy allergy, at times it can be difficult to find a place to eat out…

ON THE SLATE

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings BY JOSEPH MOORE STAFF WRITER The best superhero movies draw the audience into a fantastical world and lets people escape for a few hours. “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,”…

ARTS EMERGING: A CELEBRATION OF RENEWAL

Reopening the “front door to the university” with the CVPA BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR In celebration of the reemergence of live performance and to mark the twentieth anniversary of its founding, Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)…

HUMANS OF MASON: STEVEN FRANKLIN

Steven Franklin, Class of 2023 BY THAO HO, STAFF WRITER “As of February this past year, I decided to start my own business as an Amazon FBA wholesaler. Throughout quarantine, I decided I was going to work to have money…

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: FINDING A WIN EVERYDAY

Women’s Basketball hosts a pre-season open practice with coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis BY JALEN STUBBS STAFF WRITER Basketball is looking great this year for the Patriots as they continue their pre-season practices, wasting no floor-time. The team held their first open…

STUDY ABROAD FROM HOME

How the Global Education Office is making virtual study abroad possible BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER With the new changes this past year has brought, Mason’s Global Education Office (GEO) has adapted and brought about a way to make the…