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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.

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…

Campus Briefs

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer HEALTHY CAMPUS WEEK AT MASON SEPT. 25 TO OCT. 1 Mason will celebrate Healthy Campus Week from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 as part of the Healthier Campus Initiative by the Partnership for America. Monday, Sept….

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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…


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,…

The George Mason University Football program has existed since 1993 and is a member of the Sea Board Conference and the National Club Football Association, Mid-Atlantic Conference.
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GMU Club Football – A Universal Language

By Matt Caron, Staff Writer The Mason club football team hosted its second annual “Intro to American Football for International Students” event on the RAC field on Friday, September 1. The club football team drew a very diverse crowd, including…