African American

Black White and Thread exhibits the history of black hair

The Art and Design Building’s Fine Art Gallery springs into the semester with work by VCU professor and artist, Sonya Clark, in her exhibit “Black and White and Thread All Over.”

The exhibit will be shown until Feb. 21, in conjunction with the Department of African and African American Studies and in honor of Black History Month.

The New Black shares a new perspective on homophobia

Many student organizations within the Mason community teamed up to present a new film exposing the dangers of homophobia at the JC Cinema.

Some students are unaware of the ongoing homophobia within some black communities in Maryland that surfaced after the election of 2008 when President Barack Obama was first elected  and Proposition 8—a proposition to outlaw gay marriage—passed in California.

OPINION: Frank Ocean and the redefining of masculinity

The metro coughed its final route back to its Vienna/George Mason University stop as a friendly handrested on my shoulder. Yo what’s up, Lauren?! Shocked to hear my name in such a busy, faceless rush, I pulled a blaring earphone from my ear.