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.

Body cameras for Mason Police

Program is expected to start before fall 2018 By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer The Mason Police Department recently acquired 28 body cameras that will soon be worn by patrol officers on all shifts. According to Chief of Police Carl Rowan,…

Title IX Policy at Mason

The statistics for sexual and gender-based harassment By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer  Since the beginning of April there have been two reports of sexual assault and four reports of stalking according to the Daily Crime and Fire Log published by…

Mason celebrates Women’s History Month

“MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN SANDWICH” AND OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT MARCH By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer March 1 marks the official start of Women’s History Month. Mason’s Women and Gender Studies Center will celebrate with a variety of events throughout the…

The Race for 2018 Midterm Elections Heats Up

FIVE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES OPPOSE INCUMBENT DEMOCRAT TIME KAINE FOR U.S. SENATE SEAT By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer Three months after Virginia elected a new governor and slate of delegates to the General Assembly, campaigns are gearing up again for the…

Why parking is still a problem

A CLOSER LOOK AT THE PARKING BUDGET AND HOW CONSTRUCTION AFFECTS STUDENTS By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer Why does it cost so much to park at Mason, and why is it so hard to find a spot? The Fairfax campus…

College Service Project Holds Winter Clothing Drive

STUDENTS COLLECT SOCKS, HATS AND GLOVES FOR D.C.’S HOMELESS By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer Mason’s College Service Project will host a winter clothing drive for items to deliver to the homeless in Washington, D.C. The drive will be held on…

Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take…

Mason Community Takes Back the Night

STUDENTS GATHER TO MARCH AND SPEAK OUT ABOUT VIOLENCE By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer “Stop the violence! No more silence!” chanted students during the march at the Take Back the Night event on Oct. 3 in North Plaza. Take Back…