Tag: Fall for the Book

Fall for the Book: Authors Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan

A talk on campus culture and the future of sexual assault prevention BY MAGGIE ROTH STAFF WRITER On Monday, Sept. 21, authors Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan met with Mason students in a virtual conversation about their new book “Sexual…

Celebrating Love Through Storytelling

Mason Folklore Roundtable hosts annual open mic event at Old Town Hall BY: MAGGIE ROTH, STAFF WRITER Students and community members alike took to the stage at Old Town Hall to tell their best love stories in front of a…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Comes to Mason

New York Times best-selling author meets with Anne Holton BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR As a part of the 21st annual Fall for the Book Festival, critically acclaimed author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spent an afternoon discussing her novel “We Should…

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Literary Death Match

Literary game show visits for Fall for the Book BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR On Saturday, Oct. 12, the extravaganza known as Literary Death Match performed their 502nd show as part of the Fall for the Book Festival in Harris…

Mason’s Second Edible Book Festival was a treat

Event held in Fenwick Library came back for seconds BY: LEIGH NORMAN, STAFF WRITER Attendees gathered around a cursed tome from the Harry Potter book series. Its tongue curled and its eyes glittered. True to its name card, it was…

Page-Ing All Bookworms

Fall for the Book Festival opens dialogue about different cultures and ideas BY D’ANDREA BRADY AND NAYOMI SANTOS, STAFF WRITERS Last week, Mason held the annual Fall for the Book Festival in which 150 authors visited and discussed their different literary…

Civil Rights Hero Speaks At Mason

Congressman John Lewis shares message of inspiration, hope and urgency BY SAMI GIBBS, STAFF WRITER The last living speaker from the March on Washington, Rep. John Lewis, was one of the 13 original Freedom Riders in the 1960s and is now…

Janet Mock Comes to Mason for Fall for the Book

TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST OF HER LIFE AND BOOK By James Stemple, Staff Writer Fall for the Book is an annual event hosted at Mason by a non-profit organization of the same name in hopes of educating the many students on campus….

Sandra Cisneros wins Fairfax Prize

BY KELLY FOSTER, STAFF WRITER   On Sept. 30 at Harris Theatre, Fall for the Book capped off with its Fairfax Prize winner, Sandra Cisneros. The prize is offered to outstanding authors for their written achievements and contributions.   For…

Weekend Suggestions: 10/2-10/4

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor The first weekend of October presents many opportunities to check out some events nearby. Here is a list of on- and off-campus events for students to enjoy from Fourth Estate.  Stay safe and dry this…