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Technicolor explores the diversity in film industry

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 1:07am
ROOSEVELT @ MASON CONUDCTED A PANEL EXPLORING DIVERSITY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY By Diana Nadira & Muhammad Arham, Staff Writers On Feb. 27, Roosevelt @ Mason organized a panel discussion called “Technicolor Was Never Meant to Be So White” about...

Nic’s Flicks

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 12:07am
  KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there A Fantastic Woman: A nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars, this Chilean film offers a...

Mason tips and tricks

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 2:07am
CHECK OUT HELPFUL TIPS TO EASILY NAVIGATE YOUR WAY AROUND CAMPUS LIFE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Being a Mason student means being a part of a large and diverse group of individuals. But navigating campus life can come with...

Rising-artist Mannywellz makes waves

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 8:07am
SOULFRO ARTIST By Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mannywellz, a 24-year-old Nigerian-American musician and Maryland native, is making moves in his career. He recently came out with his new EP “Soulfro,” which combines different musical genres, and will perform his...

Team effort advances the Patriots to Richmond

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
FOUR SCORERS IN DOUBLE DIGITS HELP PUSH THE PATRIOTS PAST ST. BONAVENTURE Byline: Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer “Survive and advance, it’s that time of year,” said head coach Nyla Milleson as she opened up the victorious post-game press conference. With...

2018 Olympics Roundup

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer The 2018 Winter Olympics have come and gone, and the countdown to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo begins. Team USA finished the games in fourth place overall with 23 medals, behind Norway, Germany, and...

2018 Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Tournament Preview

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer With March just around the corner, it’s time for one of the most exciting times of the year: college basketball tournament play. Mason will be hosting St. Bonaventure in one of the games in the...

OPINION: College is what you make of it

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
By Chris Kernan-Schmidt, Columnist I love Mason. The classes, the staff, athletics, even the mundane walks to and from class can be interesting. However, some of my peers do not have the same attitude that I do. From looking at...

OPINION: A modest proposal-start studying in the slobby

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
By Dominic Pino, Columnist I am writing this column from my favorite place to study at Mason.  There are many great places to study on the Fairfax campus.  Fenwick Library with its comfy chairs and quiet study rooms.  The Johnson...

Mason Ski and Snowboard Club races for Nationals

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
THE STUDENT-RUN ATHLETIC CLUB IS CROWDSOURCING FUNDING TO COMPETE AT LAKE PLACID By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer One of Mason’s newest and most little-known teams is headed to Nationals. Again. The George Mason Ski and Snowboard Club was founded by...

Madison Essig fights for Mason LIFE in Student Senate

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
FORMERLY A STUDENT SENATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE PROGRAM, ESSIG IS NOW A FULL SENATOR By Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Madison Essig, formerly the Student Government representative for Mason LIFE, is now a full-fledged member of Student Senate. Mason LIFE,...

The search for on-campus housing

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
STUDENTS SCRAMBLE FOR ROOMS AS MANY LOSE HOUSING GUARANTEE By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer The search is on. Mason students are scrambling for off-campus housing following an email saying all seniors are waitlisted for on-campus housing. On Friday, Feb. 9,...

Products of prison labor on campus

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
HOW FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES MADE BY PRISONERS END UP IN MASON CLASSROOMS By Erik Truong, Staff Writer The furniture used at Mason every day, along with supplies in the academic buildings and residence halls, are all the products of prison...

CPAC discusses hot-button issues

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 11:07pm
THE CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE TALKED POLITICS FOR 2018 AND BEYOND By Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor With a Republican president in the White House and a GOP majority in Congress, attendees at the 45th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had...

OPINION: Looking for community- finding Mason Cru

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 7:07pm
By Emma Beitzel, Contributor Growing up in church, I knew the good and bad faces of Christianity. I loved pursuing my faith alongside others. I loved worshipping together, and learning from experts and having the opportunity to serve the the...

OPINION: Meatless Fridays on campus

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 7:07pm
By Susan Katherine Corkran, Columnist After writing about tips for having a successful Ash Wednesday on Valentine’s Day, a reader suggested an article focusing on the following Fridays of our Lenten Season. For practicing Catholics, Lent represents giving up many...

Working students give advice

Sun, 25/02/2018 - 7:05pm
HOW DO STUDENTS STAY SANE WHILE JUGGLING SCHOOL AND WORK? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer According to a U.S. Census report from 2011, 71 percent of undergrads were working while in college. With such a high number, it is interesting...

“Chewdanese” brings part of Sudan to Mason

Sun, 25/02/2018 - 7:05pm
By Wafer Salih, Staff Writer GMU’s Sudanese Student Association host their second annual “Chewdanese” event on Tuesday Feb. 20 at the JC Bistro. The event took place 5 p.m. between 8 p.m. Attendees enjoyed a night filled with food and...

Faces of Mason

Sun, 25/02/2018 - 7:05pm
  Dr. Kristina M. Olson, Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Compiled by Student Media What motivates you to get up in the morning?         The joy of being a...

Traditions and new beginnings- Chinese and Lunar New Years

Sun, 25/02/2018 - 7:05pm
WHAT THE NEW YEAR SYMBOLIZES FOR TWO DIFFERENT CULTURES By Cat Tong, Staff Writer The beginning of a new year signifies a new beginning, an end to the old, and a chance for a fresh start. As a part of...