Author Archives: Abigail Adcox

About Abigail Adcox

Abigail is the Assistant News Editor at Fourth Estate. She is a junior majoring in Communications with a concentration in journalism, specifically interested in covering politics and world news.

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Sept. 10 — Arlington Campus Drunkenness: Subject (Non-GMU) was arrested and transported to Arlington County Adult Detention Center for being highly intoxicated in public.  Case 2019-008714 — Cleared by Arrest Tuesday, Sept. 10 — Engineering Building  Intimidation: Complainant (GMU)…

Analysis of the Third Democratic Presidential Debate

As the race narrows, Democrats focus in on key issues ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR The third Democratic presidential debate marked the first time all three front runners 一 Biden, Warren and Bernie 一 shared the same stage.  The number of…

This Week in Politics

Monday, September 2 34 people killed off of Santa Cruz Island in California after diving boat catches fire Tuesday, September 3 Walmart to stop Alaska handgun sales Panel of judges in North Carolina vote that district maps are skewed to…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, Sept. 4 — Fairfax Campus Use of Threatening Language Over Public Airways: Complainant (GMU) reported receiving a threatening electronic message from an unknown subject. Case 2019-008451 — Referred to Title IX Wednesday, Sept. 4 — Art & Design Destruction/Damage/Vandalism…

This Week in Politics

Monday 8/19 Arresting New York Police Department officer involved in Eric Garner’s death is fired. Planned Parenthood announces it will reject Title IX funding rather than comply with new abortion rules.  Tuesday 8/20 Massive fire rages at a record rate…

Freshmen and Interim President Holton Find New Home at Mason

Freshmen express high hopes for the upcoming year BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR On Wednesday Aug. 21, over 3,800 freshmen, “the largest and most diverse class,” and approx. 3,000 transfer students moved into their new homes at Mason. Members of…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Aug. 20 — Fairfax Campus Sexual Assault/Fondling: Juvenile complainant (non-GMU) reported being groped over the clothes by a known subject.  Case 2019-007750 — Information Only Thursday, Aug. 22 — Freedom Center Intimidation: Complainant (non-GMU) reported a verbal altercation with…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Wednesday, April 24, 2019- Roberts Road Drug/Narcotic Violations: Subject (GMU) was issued a releasable summons for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-004406- Cleared by Summons Thursday, April 25, 2019- Mason Pond Parking Deck Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property: Complainant (GMU) reported intentional damage…

This Week in Politics

Monday, April 22 President Trump and his business sue House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman to block subpoena for financial information. Myanmar’s highest court rejects appeal to dismiss the case of two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters journalists. Tuesday, April 23 Professional…

Fairfax Petland Closes After Alleged Animal Neglect

HSUS undercover investigation reveals dead rabbits left in the freezer BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Wednesday, April 3, Petland ended its franchise agreement in Fairfax due to an ongoing investigation by the City of Fairfax Police Department of…