Author Archives: Tisha Herrera

About Tisha Herrera

Tisha Herrera is a staff writer for Fourth Estate. Herrera is a junior majoring in communication with a concentration in journalism. She also enjoys learning new languages, and plans to work abroad after graduation.
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New room and board prices set to rise for Fall 2019

BILLS TO ALLOCATE FUNDS, GEO OPPORTUNITIES, AND NEW APPOINTMENTS IN MASON’S STUDENT SENATE By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Mason’s student senate met for the sixth time this semester on March 1 in Merten Hall. The Student Senate discussed increased student…

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Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks at Mason

SYBRINA FULTON DISCUSSES MYTHS SURROUNDING HER SON’S DEATH AND POLICING IN THE U.S. By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke with Mason students for the 2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture in the HUB Ballroom on Monday,…


Why Flu Season is Worse than Usual

 MASON SENDS EMAIL ALERT NOTIFYING STUDENTS OF FLU EPIDEMIC By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer This year’s seasonal influenza (flu) virus has been the most virulent since 2009 according to statistics from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, with…

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Mason’s Student Senate Passes New Budget

SENATORS ALSO VOTED ON NEW CABINET APPOINTMENTS TO REPLACE FORMER MEMBERS By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Mason’s student senate met for the third time this semester on Thursday, Feb. 8, in Merten Hall. They discussed resignations and new appointments, passed…

The 11th Annual Veterans’ Powwow at the Fairfax campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Mason Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

NAIA AND ODIME HONOR INDIGENOUS CULTURE IN NOVEMBER By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer National Native American Heritage Month is celebrated every November to honor indigenous people and their contributions, culture, legacy and success. Mason students from the Native American and Indigenous…

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Jewish Student Center Kicks Off Labor Day in Style

WHAT I DISCOVERED AT A CHABAD BBQ By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer This past Labor Day, Chabad at GMU hosted a BBQ for all the new and returning members. The warm and sunny day was accompanied with a variety of kosher…