Author Archives: Luke Waltermire

About Luke Waltermire

Luke Waltermire is a freshman Sociology major and Fourth Estate's aspiring Chick-Fil-A editor. He has been known to un-ironically wear Crocs. You can follow him on Twitter @luke_wal, where he will try his hardest to entertain and/or inform you.

One if by land, two if by internet

This story was originally published in the April 25 issue of Fourth Estate. How Mason researchers are leading the charge in preventing digital attacks Two weeks ago on Friday, April 15, a team of Mason researchers and students were awarded…

Water line damage causes flooding in Northern Neck

Flooding began Friday night; residents relocated to other dorms On the night of March 18, water flooded Northern Neck residence hall. Zachary Pope, director of University Life Safety and Emergency Management, said via email this was due to “a coupling…

Let it go? How Mason decides to call a snow day

This story was originally published in the Feb. 22 issue of Fourth Estate. To many Mason students, the decision of whether or not to call a snow day seems fairly binary: is there snow on the roads? If so, cancel….

Like, Subscribe, Share: The Life of a College YouTube Star

9,319 people is almost enough to fill every seat in EagleBank Area, leaving just 681 seats open. It’s also the number of people who subscribe to Chaney Steinke’s YouTube channel, where the Mason junior posts hair and makeup tutorials as well as personal vlogs….

Warm doorknobs across campus confound students, faculty

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) There are hundreds — if not thousands — of doorknobs around Mason’s campus, from residence halls to classrooms. Without realizing it, the average student probably handles at least a dozen doorknobs on a daily basis and comes to expect a certain…