Author Archives: The Fourth Estate 2023-24

About The Fourth Estate 2023-24

The Fourth Estate is the student newspaper of George Mason University. Home to one of the most diverse and populated campuses in Virginia near the heart of D.C., our paper often covers diverse thought, innovation and government affairs to represent the student body.

MASON NOTCHES SENIOR DAY VICTORY AGAINST RICHMOND

Seniors led the way for the Patriots in a big win BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason women’s basketball defeated Richmond 82-76 in overtime on Saturday at EagleBank Arena. In a matchup of the two of the A-10’s top teams,…

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS INITIATIVE PROMOTES CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

The Know Your Rights initiative was introduced by Griffin Crouch, the Chair of the Academics Committee in the Student Senate, in hopes to foster a more informed and engaged campus community BY ALI ALI  In his first semester at Mason,…

MASON SHOCKS NO. 16 DAYTON FOR HISTORIC WIN

The Patriots picked up a signature win in thrilling fashion BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Mason men’s basketball upset No. 16 Dayton 71-67 on Wednesday night for its third straight victory. The Patriots (18-8, 7-6 Atlantic 10) used a 19-0…

MASON WEEKLY CRIME LOG

BY ALI ALI, NEWS EDITOR Sunday, Feb. 4 No incident(s) to report. Monday, Feb. 5. – Lot K, The HUB Mail Room Case 24-001378/Theft of Vehicle: Complainant (GMU) reported the theft of property from an unsecured vehicle. (Location: Lot K)…

MASON WBB BOUNCES BACK WITH WIN OVER GW

The Patriots avoided a second straight loss with a rivalry win BY GABRIEL KING, SPORTS EDITOR Following its midweek loss to Davidson, Mason women’s basketball defeated George Washington 60-57 on Saturday at EagleBank Arena. The Patriots (20-5, 11-3 Atlantic 10)…

2024 GEORGE MASON BASEBALL PROGRAM SEASON PREVIEW

Mason Baseball embraces their style as the season rapidly approaches BY ALI ALI Mason Baseball hosted their annual First Pitch Dinner, with Baltimore Orioles General Manager and Fairfax native Mike Elias headlining the event.  Mason is coming off a 36-win…

SHOULD CHILDREN BE EXPOSED TO SOCIAL MEDIA?

Mason students and professors discuss the question about children using social media. BY TIFFANY BOGGS, STAFF WRITER Social media is very popular among youth and it seems the ages are getting younger by the minute.  When mixing children and social…

HEALTHY MIND, HEALTHY GUT

Health advocate Nadine Abdalla shares how you can start a healthy diet BY NADINE ABDALLA, STAFF WRITER Growing up, I would rely on food to serve as a coping mechanism for the bullying I received at school. Whether it be…

PUBLICIZING YOUR LOVE

Find out who Masons students are sharing their love with this Valentine’s Day BY MADALYN GODFREY, ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR Love: It’s for everyone! Your dog or mom, that special someone, a roommate or even yourself. No matter who it’s for,…