Author Archives: Peter Njoroge

CVPA Provides Updates on Fall Performances

Outdoor performances, off-campus events and digital content will replace traditional programming BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Wednesday, June 24, Dean of the College of the Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Rick Davis and Programming Director Adrienne Bryant Godwin provided updates…

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Holton, Rowan, Connolly and More Discuss Racism and Policing

Mason faculty and Virginia legislators speak about racism and police violence on Zoom BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Friday, June 19, a panel of influential members of Mason faculty and lawmakers in Northern Virginia held an open forum with the…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Friday, June 12, Fourth Estate spoke with student protestors on campus during a demonstration for George Floyd.  Tristan Zambrano What do you think is the most important thing for students to be doing right…

CVPA Suspends 2020 Season

 Mason’s performing arts venues will be empty during the fall semester BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Wednesday, June 10, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) issued two press releases stating that both the Center for the Arts and…

Racial Justice Protests Continue In Northern Virginia

Protesters gather in Manassas to promote anti-police violence agreement BY: PETER NJOROGE CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF; DANA NICKEL STAFF WRITER On Monday, in the wake of the death of George Floyd, peaceful protesters gathered in downtown Manassas to show solidarity with the Black…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS STAFF WRITER This week, Faces of Mason focuses on students working from home during the pandemic. Students were asked how and where they are completing their work and if they found a difference in their working…

Joe Exotic’s Long-Time Partner Speaks to Mason

Patriot Activities Council hosts John Finlay from blockbuster docuseries  BY: PETER NJOROGE CULTURE EDITOR On Friday at 5 p.m., the Patriot Activities Council (PAC) hosted a Zoom call with John Finlay, one of the former employees at the Greater Wynnewood…

Coronavirus Survival Guide

Time to turn on the alarm clocks again BY: PETER NJOROGE CULTURE EDITOR At this point, COVID-19 and the way that it has reoriented our lives is not brand new. We know that we should only leave the house when…

What to Watch Weekly

BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Hello Patriots! It’s Peter, your Culture Editor at Fourth Estate. As we wind down this truly strange semester in our homes or with our families, I thought it might be a good idea for us…