Author Archives: Ellen Glickman

About Ellen Glickman

Ellen is the News Editor for Fourth Estate and is a junior majoring in Creative Writing. The job consumes much of her time which serves to distract from her anxiety over the prolonged wait for her Hogwarts letter.

New Fenwick provides expanded research services

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Renovated library includes features for experienced student researchers The addition to Fenwick library, which opened on Jan. 19, contains a lot of shining and brand new materials…

Student Government votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Yesterday, Student Senate passed legislation that formally asks the university to no longer recognize Columbus Day and, instead, start celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Resolution 13, called “A Resolution to Urge the University to Reconstitute Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” passed by…

New Fenwick Library is open for business

Today, the Fenwick library addition opened to the Mason community. After more than three years of construction and a final budget totaling $60 million, students and faculty can now use the library space. According to Jennifer Wilder, development and communications coordinator for…

Stay Mason Student Support Fund application goes live

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) by Amina Benguedouar A million dollar fund created to serve as a fallback for students at Mason is now open to applicants. The Stay Mason Student Support Fund, previously called the Mason Access Initiative, is designed to help…

Mason investigating racist drawing found on campus

On Nov. 12, an offensive drawing was discovered in Eisenhower Hall. Mason police reported the incident at 12:04 a.m. on Nov. 13 calling the incident an “intimidation” and stating a “[c]omplainant (GMU) reported an offensive drawing on a dry erase…