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About cmckay3

I'm Cat, the Online Editor for the Fourth Estate. I'm a senior majoring in Global Affairs, with a concentration in Spanish.
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Patriot Politics: Trump Tweets by GMD

A weekly column contributed by The George Mason Democrats and the George Mason College Republicans. Topics are selected by the Fourth Estate Editorial team with input from readers. This week’s opinion: Trump Tweets. What is your position/opinion on his use of…

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Patriot Politics: Trump Tweets by GMCR

A weekly column contributed by The George Mason Democrats and the George Mason College Republicans. Topics are selected by the Fourth Estate Editorial team with input from readers. This week’s opinion: Trump Tweets. What is your position/opinion on his use…

Students of Student Government & Academic Affairs encourage voting outside Mason's polling station after they successfully requested a station on Mason's Fairfax Campus.

Mason celebrates National Voter Registration Day

STUDENTS GET A CHANCE TO REGISTER AND LEARN ABOUT VOTING RIGHTS By Claire Underwood, Staff Writer National Voter Registration Day was last Tuesday, and Mason took part in the celebrations. This event focused on informing people about their right to…

Upcoming Events on Campus

YOUR GUIDE TO WHAT’S HAPPENING ON CAMPUS THIS MONTH By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer From small group meetings to huge events in the North Plaza, Mason students have something to take part in every day. With over 350 clubs and…

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The high price of free speech

MASON COMMUNITY WEIGHS IN ON FREE SPEECH AS U.C. BERKELEY HOSTS FREE SPEECH WEEK By Olivia Booth, Staff Writer The University of California-Berkeley, designated Sept. 24-27 as “Free Speech Week,” bringing focus to an issue that has generated controversy and violence…

Speeding on campus

By Sarah Heaton, Contributor Car accidents are the number one leading cause of death among college students, according to a 2013 study by the The National Center for Biotechnology Information. The deafening part of this statistic is that most of…

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Campus Group Sues School for Koch Foundation Records

By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer Transparent GMU began oral arguments in their lawsuit against Mason last Friday, Sept. 22 at the Fairfax County Historic Courthouse over obtaining donation records from the influential Charles Koch Charitable Foundation, a non-profit organization funded…

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Campus Briefs

A NEW LOOK FOR THE AFC POOL By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer The Aquatic Fitness Center’s (AFC) competition pool underwent renovations between June 12 and Aug. 30. The recreation facility team worked with local contractors to improve safety as well…

Mason Alum to Row for Team USA

By Matt Caron, Staff Writer Former George Mason University rower Maureen McAuliffe has been selected to compete with Team USA for the 2017 World Rowing Championships. The competition begins September 24, and continues to October 1 in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida. McAuliffe,…