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About ilamagde

Izz LaMagdeleine is the Assistant Culture Editor for Fourth Estate. When they are not investigating or writing their next article(s), they can be found eating ice cream or sushi, serving as Society of Professional Journalists' secretary for the 2019-2020 year, and cuddling their cat, Big Boy.

Virginia General Assembly Considers Bills Pitched by Students

POLICY ISSUES INCLUDE VOTER REGISTRATION, FREE SAT’S AND MORE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Danielle Melton, Jamie Thomas, Rasheda Elsamahi, and Andrew Millin, all members of the Mason chapter of the think tank The Roosevelt Institute, pitched legislation to members…

Mason professor creates news app for online journalists

INSTASTREAM LETS REPORTERS STREAM EVEN PHOTOS AND REPORT ON FACEBOOK LIVE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer A Mason professor has developed a new app called InstaStream for reporters and others to upload pictures directly into a Facebook livestream broadcast. The…

Mason Celebrates Veterans Day

OMS, ROTC, AND OTHER PLAN WEEK OF EVENTS TO HONOR MILITARY SERVIVCE By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As Veterans Day approaches on Nov. 11, the Office of Military Services (OMS) and other campus organizations are ready to celebrate the brave…

Corner Pocket Puts Alcohol Sales on Hold

NO MORE DRINKS SERVED IN THE HUB GAME ROOM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE By Isabella LaMadeleine, Staff Writer Corner Pocket, the on-campus game room located in the HUB, has put its sale of alcohol on hold indefinitely. The Corner Pocket only…

Safe Tricks and Treats

TIPS FOR HOW TO HAVE FUN AND STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer As the costumes, decorations, and trick or treating of Halloween approach, it is important to know what to do if you find yourself in…

Mason LIFE Student Changes Student Government

MADISON ESSIG CHAMPIONS RIGHTS  By Isabella LaMadgeleine, Staff Writer Editor’s Note: Since this article, Fourth Estate has updated her progress in Student Government here, and has spoken with her further on separate topics, which we have added a transcript of…

First Board of Visitors Meeting of 2017-2018 School Year

MEMBERS ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR TITLE IX, DREAMERS AND MORE By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer The Mason Board of Visitors met for the first time during the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, Oct. 12 in Merten Hall. The meeting covered many…

CAPS Offers Mason Students Access to Innovative Health Services

EVENTS EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH, SUICIDE PREVENTION By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer With classes, jobs, extracurriculars, friends, and the various other events in an average student’s life, college can be beyond stressful and may even become too much at times….

Hispanic Heritage Month Kicks Off

THE CELEBRATION CONTINUES THROUGH OCT. 20TH By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer “Bienvenida Latina” started Mason’s official Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations on Sept. 14 with authentic food, dancing, and music. Mason students can join in on celebrating all that the Hispanic…

Mason sends supplies to hurricane survivors

AFTER HURRICANE HARVEY, LEAD ORGANIZES A DONATION DRIVES  By Isabella LaMagdeleine, Staff Writer Mason students from the Leadership Education and Development office (LEAD) organized a collection drive to send relief supplies to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The storm wreaked…