Author Archives: Jack Harvey

About Jack Harvey

Jack Harvey is a freshman and a staff writer for the Fourth Estate.

Virginia Supreme Court Rules Against Transparent GMU

VSC upholds Mason’s practice of not releasing donor names, says this is by design BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR The Virginia Supreme Court affirmed a prior Virginia Circuit Court’s ruling stating that the George Mason University Foundation, a private…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Tuesday, Nov. 12 — York River Road Trespassing: Subject (GMU) was issued a releasable summons for violating a previously issued criminal trespass warning.  Case 2019-001283 — Cleared By Summons Tuesday, Nov. 12 — Rappahannock Parking Deck Theft From Motor Vehicle…

Andrew Yang Rallies at Mason

The Democratic primary candidate talks universal basic income, automation  BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Democratic primary candidate Andrew Yang held a rally at Mason’s Center for the Arts on Nov. 4. The two-hour rally featured speakers from Yang’s campaign…

Crime Log

Thursday, Nov. 7 — Center for the Arts Destruction / Damage / Vandalism of Property: Complainant (GMU) reported vandalism (spray paint) to a column. Case 2019-011042 — Inactive Thursday, Nov. 7 — Fairfax Campus / Student Residence Hall Sexual Assault…

Hidden Hangouts: Fairfax Denny’s

A hangout hidden in plain sight BY: JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR As I am seated at the local Fairfax Denny’s, happy to find shelter from the cool fall air, I am handed their Holiday Delights menu.  I am impressed by…

Faculty Raises Concerns at Presidential Search Forum

Students and faculty raise concerns over process of finding Mason’s next university president BY JACK HARVEY ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR; HAILEY BULLIS AND DANA NICKEL CO EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Mason’s Presidential Search Committee convened in an open forum to hear from students and…

Resident Dining and Parking and Transportation Town Hall

Administration answers students’ questions about parking, dining and scooters BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason Housing and Residence Life hosted a town hall with administrative staff from Mason Dining, Auxiliary Enterprises, and Parking and Transportation on Wednesday, Oct. 23….

Mason Weekly Crime Log

Thursday, Oct. 24 — Truman Hall Drug Law Violations: Two Subjects (GMU) were referred to the Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for possessing illegal drugs. Case 2019-010531 — Referred to OSC Thursday, Oct. 24 — Fairfax Campus Hit and Run:…

Communication Department’s Career Forum

Mason’s Communication department hosts 9th annual networking event BY ALEXA TIRONI STAFF WRITER The 9th Annual Communication Career Forum offered students an opportunity to network with career professionals within the communication field.  The forum was hosted on Tuesday, Oct. 22…

A Changing Arctic

Mason team receives grant to study Arctic industrialization conditions BY APRIL HORENCY, STAFF WRITER New trade routes are opening throughout the Arctic, which may have unprecedented effects on that environment.  To combat potential conflicts, Volgenau School of Engineering professor Elise…