Author Archives: Abigail Adcox

About Abigail Adcox

Abigail is a staff writer at Fourth Estate. She is a Freshman majoring in Communications with a concentration in Journalism. In her spare time, she can be found hiking, exploring DC, or most of all napping.

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 – Fairfax Campus, 12:06 p.m. Drug/Narcotic Violations: Subject (GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2018-011017 – Cleared by Summons Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 – Arlington Campus, 3:10 p.m. Theft from Building/…

Debate Dives Into the Issues

George Mason Democrats and College Republicans discuss the midterms BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR George Mason College Republicans (CRs) and George Mason Democrats (GMU Dems) went head-to-head in a civilized debate on Nov. 1 to discuss prominent issues ahead…

The Washington Post and Schar School Partner to Conduct Polls

The Post and Mason’s Schar School create polling data for midterms BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR So far, the Washington Post-Schar School polls have proven to be highly accurate, successfully predicting the results of the 2016 presidential campaign in…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 – Fairfax Campus, 12:56 a.m. Drug/ Narcotic Violations: Three Subjects (GMU) were referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for using illegal drugs. Case 2018-010874 – Referred to OSC Thursday,…

Research-Based Solutions To The Opioid Crisis

Emily Jones, branch chief for National Institute on Drug Abuse, speaks at Mason BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER According to the 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 116 people died every day from opioid-related drug overdoses. Emily Jones, chief…

The Next Chapter In Ending Sexual Violence At Mason

A call to action encouraging discussion, training and education BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER The pledge initiative to end sexual violence at Mason began four years ago. This call to action continues today through events like Chapter Next: Ending Sexual Violence….

Developing A System Of Access

A one-on-one with Katrina King of the Empowered Communities Opioid Project BY ABIGAIL ADCOX STAFF WRITER A grant project under Mason’s School of Nursing, the Empowered Communities Opioid Project, is intended to implement a system of access to health care for…

Mason Celebrates Diversity

For the first time, over 50 percent of current freshmen are people of color BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, STAFF WRITER This fall, Mason welcomes its largest and most diverse freshman class in the university’s history. According to President Cabrera, Mason’s total…

Dialogue In Democracy

An Open Discussion of Peace and War BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, STAFF WRITER In today’s polarized U.S. climate, the Dialogue and Difference Project aims to deepen the discussion and garner student involvement. This month the discussion topic was peace and war….

Immigrants’ Contribution To Science

Galileo’s Science Café Presents Research on New Americans in Science BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, STAFF WRITER Research has shown that foreign-born scientists have brought significant contributions to the U.S. scientific community. However, recent immigration policy changes may hinder future progress. Every month…