Author Archives: Jack Harvey

About Jack Harvey

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

Last Week in Politics

Monday, Sept. 9 Virginia Governor Ralph Northam names new diversity director following blackface scandal Tuesday, Sept. 10 Donald Trump fires National Security Advisor John Bolton Wednesday, Sept. 11 Transparent GMU et. al v. George Mason University et. al. is heard…

Sodexo Workers Gather To Deliver Union Petition

Workers hold a demonstration as part of ongoing union efforts BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Workers and students met Friday, Sept. 13, in the Southside lobby to deliver a petition to Sodexo’s management team.  Sodexo manages dining for both…

Presidential Search Committee Event Draws Low Turnout

Committee discusses their goals in a public forum  BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR  A panel with members from the Board of Visitors’ Presidential Search Committee met Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 2 p.m. to listen to students and faculty at…

Update On The Core Campus Project

Mason construction to continue into the fall semester and beyond BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Construction around Mason’s Fairfax campus proceeds into the 2019-2020 school year. Students will notice the continued closure of the walkway between Southside and Wilkins…

Board of Visitors Discusses Poor Princeton Review Ranking

Princeton Review ranks Mason as 11th unhappiest campus BY JACK HARVEY, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The most recent edition of the Princeton Review’s “Best 385 Colleges” list ranked Mason at 18th for least beautiful campus and 11th for unhappiest students.  The…

Mason Donor Transparency Case Comes Before Writ Panel

Transparent GMU takes their case to the capital BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER Members of student group Transparent GMU went Tuesday, Feb. 12 to Richmond to have their case against the GMU Foundation and Mason considered by a writ panel of…

Core Campus Project Enters New Phase

A sit-down with project manager Cathy Pinskey BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Since arriving back for the spring semester, Mason students have no doubt noticed the vast increase of construction around the Fairfax campus. The demolition of Robinson A signals the…