Author Archives: Alec Moore

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Students clean up campus streams for Earth Month

(Photo credit: Alec Moore/Fourth Estate) The Office of Sustainability’s latest Earth Month event, the Mason Stream Clean-Up, took place last Saturday by Lot C. Student volunteers, as well as Office of Sustainability and Facilities Management staff, worked together to pick up…

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The broken branch

(Photo credit: Alec Moore/Fourth Estate) This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. Supreme Court vacancy spurs political controversy On March 16, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme…

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Keeping the safety on

This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. In mid-February, Director of Safety and Emergency Management Dave Farris sent out an email to the Mason community about safety on campus. According to Farris, the email…

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C-SPAN bus comes to Mason to spread presidential election awareness

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) This past Monday, C-SPAN’s election coverage bus stopped by Mason to spread awareness about the presidential election and the upcoming presidential primaries. After parking in the circle in front of the De Laski Performing Arts Building,…

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“Kandahar Journals”: Conflict without Conclusion

Last Monday, photojournalist Louie Palu screened his film “Kandahar Journals” in the Johnson Center Cinema as part of the Visiting Filmmakers Series sponsored by the film and media studies department. The film focused on Palu’s experiences as an embedded photojournalist…

The men were on campus early starting at 11 AM; finally leaving around 4:30

“You deserve Hell” preacher’s message to Mason

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) Nearly every week, DCforJesus founder and preacher Jorge Piña can be found spreading his message in North Plaza near the Johnson Center. “Any time, any place, any way; proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ!” is the…

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Dealflicks.com allows a cheap trip to the movies

Going to a movie theater can be an expensive outing. One can easily spend $30 for a single ticket, popcorn and drink, which makes it hard to justify seeing a movie in the theater. That said, there is an appeal…