Author Archives: Tisha Herrera

About Tisha Herrera

Tisha Herrera is the News Editor for Fourth Estate. Herrera is a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in journalism. She enjoys learning new languages and plans to return to Israel after graduation.

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY TISHA HERRERA, NEWS EDITOR Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018: Fairfax Campus (Online) Intimidation. Complainant (GMU) reported receiving a threatening message on social media. Case 2018-008834-Pending Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018: Southside Dining Theft from Building. Complainant (GMU) reported the theft of…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY TISHA HERRERA, NEWS EDITOR Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 – Rappahannock Parking Deck, 6:00 p.m. Hit and Run: Complainant (GMU) reported a hit and run of a vehicle. Case 2018-008740 – Inactive Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 – Johnson Center, 4:33…

News in Brief

  According to Adanna Newby, Chief of Staff for Student Government (SG) at Mason, SG is looking to fill 22 senate positions. In order to run for a senators position, prospective senators will need to attend one of the candidates’…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY TISHA HERRERA, NEWS EDITOR Friday, September 7, 2018 – York River Road, 1:54 a.m. Drunkenness: Subject (GMU) was arrested and transported to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center for being highly intoxicated in public. Case 2018-008434 – Cleared by Arrest…

A preview of Mason Day 2018

Food trucks, an obstacle course and singer Daniel Caesar are coming to the 53rd annual campus celebration By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer The 53rd annual Mason Day celebration is coming up on Friday, April 27, 2018. The main attraction at…

Model World Health Organization Conference 2018

Mason students study drug policies, practices, and prevention By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer On April 14, Mason hosted its third annual World Health Organization Conference (MWHO), where Mason students heard and discussed drug crises around the world and demonstrated a…

Your newly elected student leaders

Pettine, Truong and new senators win 2018-2019 student body election By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer President-elect Bekah Pettine and Vice President-elect Erik Truong are officially declared the winners of Mason’s 2018-2019 student government election. With more than 2000 registered student…

Executive Candidates debate in the JC

Candidates running for Mason student body president and vice president By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Ten candidates from five campaigns participated in the spring Student Government Election Executive Debate, hosted on Thursday night, March 22 in the Johnson Center. Candidates…

Gender in STEM “Moving in the right direction:

How Mason women learn and teach in a male-dominated field By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer  Female Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students have historically been the minority in their respective colleges. Mason faculty say the ratio of male to…