Author Archives: Hau Chu

About Hau Chu

Hau is the editor-in-chief of Fourth Estate, and a senior majoring in government and international politics. Interests include hockey, movies, television, sandwiches and contemplating our fleeting existence on this rock. Email: Twitter: @hauchu
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Patriot Center renamed EagleBank Arena

Robert Horan / General Manager of Mason Cable Network Mason announced that the Patriot Center will be renamed EagleBank Arena at George Mason University, effective July 1. In an email, President Ángel Cabrera wrote that, “The partnership with EagleBank will provide funding…


The role of Mason police cadets

Paul Costantini / Mason LIFE student and Fourth Estate intern Have you ever wondered how George Mason University keeps its campus safe and in order?  You can thank the University Department of Police & Public Safety, in conjunction with the…


Movie review: Furious 7

The first draft of this review was, “Vin Diesel deadlifts a car, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson bicep flexes out of a plaster cast and cars get dropped out of a plane for a remote car chase on the Caucasus Mountains….


Dave Paulsen welcomed to Mason

The man newly tasked with leading George Mason basketball seemed to go through a range of emotions in his introductory press conference. When talking about the transitions facing his own career and family Dave Paulsen almost choked up when giving thanks…

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Dave Paulsen announced as new men’s basketball coach

View image | George Mason University announced the hiring of Dave Paulsen as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team. “Dave Paulsen is a proven winner and an outstanding basketball mind,” said Director of Athletics Brad Edwards in…


Paul Hewitt fired after four seasons

  George Mason University announced today the firing of men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt. The move comes after four seasons under Hewitt, a time in which the team went 66-67 — with the last two seasons marking the first time that…


Brown takes place among Mason greats

Lyn Midcap / Staff Writer Taylor Brown leads the Atlantic 10 in points per game this season, making school history on her way there. The junior guard from Bowie, Md. is only the 18th player in Mason’s women’s basketball history…


Regarding police and community relations

Burke Brownfeld / Guest Columnist Brownfeld is a 2009 graduate certificate recipient of Mason’s Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution and a former Alexandria (Va.) Police officer. Over the last months we have faced immense anger and tension with regard to…

Coffee beans

Mason LIFE Introduces New Coffee Blend to Fund Scholarships

Sean Reidt, student, Mason LIFE What is the Mason LIFE Program? The Mason LIFE (Learning into Future Environments) Program is a four year post-secondary transition program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at George Mason University. Mason LIFE has…