Author Archives: Abigail Adcox

About Abigail Adcox

Abigail is a junior at Mason majoring in communications with a concentration in journalism. She is the current News Editor of Fourth Estate and Vice President for Mason's chapter of Society of Professional Journalists. Abigail's area of interest falls in politics and breaking news.

Vegan Society Fights to Ban Bull Riding Event

Bull Riding event at EagleBank draws protests BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR Protests took place over the weekend at a two-day Professional Bull Riding (PBR) event outside of EagleBank arena. The Vegan Society at GMU organized two separate protests through…

Last Week In Politics

  BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Sept. 16 Key economic and security partner Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa of Bahrain welcomed to the White House. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer debuts on “Dancing with the Stars.”  Tuesday,…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

  BY ABIGAIL ADCOX NEWS EDITOR Wednesday, Sept. 18 — Fairfax Campus/Mason Shuttle Bus Credit Card Fraud/Larceny: Complainant (GMU) reported the theft and unauthorized use of a credit card. Case 2019-009015 — Pending Tuesday, Sept. 17 — Rappahannock parking deck Hit…

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…