Author Archives: Michelle Gardner

About Michelle Gardner

I'm Michelle, the Photography Editor for Fourth Estate. I am in the Master's Program for Teaching of Writing and Literature at George Mason. I received my Bachelor's degree in 2013 from Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in English with a minor in Art History. I love my dogs, Chaucer, and the oxford comma.
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OPINION: Why I Don’t Vote

By Michelle Gardner I grew up in Nokesville, Virginia, a small town in the northern Virginia county of Fauquier. I turned 18 in the fall of 2007 and was excited to cast my vote for Barack Obama the following year….