Author Archives: Basma Humadi

About Basma Humadi

Basma is the Managing Editor at Fourth Estate. She is a junior majoring in Conflict Resolution with a minor in Journalism. In her spare time she can be found making terrible puns, crying in movies, and sharing her sorrows on the internet.
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September Horoscopes

Great Advice For All Signs BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR AND BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – Happy Virgo season! Your attention to detail and perfectionist tendencies will come in handy when you get your first major assignment…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This school year at Fourth Estate, I’m excited for the paper to continue to expand and make more of an impact on the Northern Virginia community at large. I’ve been a part of Fourth Estate since my freshman…

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Beginner’s Guide to Astrology

Meanings, Misconceptions, and More BY BASMA HUMADI, MANAGING EDITOR Disclaimer: I’m not an astrology expert, but I am a fan of it and have many, many thoughts. Astrology is a lot more than the surface-level qualities that make it seem like…

Faces of Mason

Alum, Thomas LeGro   This year, Washington Post staff won a Pulitzer in the investigative reporting category for “purposeful and relentless reporting that changed the course of a Senate race in Alabama by revealing a candidate’s alleged past sexual harassment…

Faces of Mason

Yves Beneche, Alumni You were a part of Delta Chi and Mason Ambassadors – what made you want to join these clubs and what was your favorite thing about them? I joined Delta Chi because upon coming to GMU, I…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor Bobby Yi, Faculty, Academic Advisor, School of Art Where did you grow up? I was born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in Northern Virginia most…

Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi and Student Media Organization, United2Heal Malek Salhab, Founder What does your organization aim to do and why? Our organization aims to bridge the socioeconomic gap between underprivileged minorities and viable healthcare by bringing excess medical supplies…

Faces of Mason

Compiled by Student Media Student: Nelson Alvarado If you could go back in time to the first day of college and tell yourself one thing, what would it be? I think I would tell myself to change my major. I’m…

Faces of Mason: Women’s History Month Edition

As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it was pretty historic – especially since representation…