Author Archives: Billy Ferguson

About Billy Ferguson

I am a Junior film and video studies major. This is my 6th semester at the Fourth Estate. I started as Graphics Editor as a freshman. Last year, I was the Art Director. Currently, I am the Online Director of the organization. This means that I coordinate the multimedia and social sections of Fourth Estate and manage the website.

A Survivor’s Dilemma

BY ANONYMOUS I am a survivor of sexual assault. I have only ever told three people my story. I believe it is important to talk about my mindset as a survivor, especially in today’s climate where reports and allegations are…

Redshirt Senior Tejon Anthony Recounts His Wrestling Career

BY BILLY FERGUSON, ONLINE DIRECTOR In the seventh grade, Tejon Anthony did not make his school’s basketball team. As a result, he continued with youth wrestling. This deferral kept Anthony interested in wrestling throughout much of his academic career. He chose…

This Week In Politics

BY JENNIFER MUCHNIKOFF, STAFF WRITER Monday, Jan. 21 California Democrat Sen. Kamala Harris announces her bid for presidency in 2020. Delta Air Lines Foundation provides a private grant to ensure Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta is…

What the Hell does Student Government Do?

BY TIM O’SHEA, CONTRIBUTOR I joined Mason’s Student Government (SG) familiar with the dismal aspects of its reputation. I knew that many students see SG as an ineffective body comprised of playacting, would-be politicians passing empty bills and soaking up…