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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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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,…

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…

Bridge the Gap between the Silent Generation and Generation Z

THE KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE OLDER GENERATION AND THE NEWER GENERATION By Adam Balmer, Staff Writer Syllabus week is over, late nights out with friends are normal again, and procrastination already has no shot of being avoided; the semester is truly…

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Campus updates

By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer NEW STEARNS CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING OPENS IN INNOVATION HALL Innovation Hall of Mason’s Fairfax campus received a major update as of August 29. The fourth floor has been transformed into what is now…

Welcome2Mason

A MONT OF PATRIOT PRIDE AND ENTERTAINMENT By Moira Snyder, Contributor Snyder is a local high school senior who is interested in pursuing journalism as a career, and is considering George Mason University as her next step in achieving higher…

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Part-time jobs on campus

MASON STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES WORKING ON CAMPUS Serve and Protect By Jordan Burkhardt, Contributor   Reprinted from Freshman Focus Magazine, 2017. Serving as a cadet during my freshman year definitely changed my perspective and made me realize I want…