Broadside News Editor Yasmin Tadjdeh

Somalian cultural night a success: Student association hosted an evening of food, fun and fashion

Students participating in last week’s International Week were treated to culture that not many students know: The Culture of the Horn.

On Wednesday, the Eritrean and Somali Student Association hosted their cultural night in the Johnson Center’s Bistro.

The night, which featured poetry, traditional foods, student presentations, song performances and a fashion show, was created to showcase the unique culture of the Horn of Africa.

Circus protesters claim GMU police injustice: Participants inhibited by barricades and police tape

Over the last two weeks, protesters have gathered around the Patriot Center to rally against the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for alleged animal cruelty of their circus animals. However, according to some protesters, George Mason University police have been unfairly targeting them and inhibiting their protests.

Through police barricades and caution tape, protesters claim that the Mason police force has been infringing on their right to protest by keeping them away from the public.