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.

Mason Hillel Sends Twenty Students To Israel And West Bank

Fact Finders trip lets students understand political situation BY KRISTEN TALMAN, STAFF WRITER Every year Mason Hillel, a Jewish community center at Mason, funds 20 to 25 students on a “Fact Finders” trip where students discover for themselves what Israel has…

Robinson Hall Under Construction

Construction On Robinson Hall Has Begun

Mason’s New Building Set To Open In 2021 BY ALEXA HERRERIAS, STAFF WRITER Construction on Robinson Hall, one of the oldest buildings on campus, began this summer. Mason’s administration decided to rebuild the building because the underground heating and cooling infrastructure…

Back to School

Mason Welcome Week Schedule

First Week Offers Variety Of Events For Mason Students BY CAMDEN POWERS, STAFF WRITER Thursday, Aug. 23, George Mason University welcomed incoming freshmen to campus with its annual move-in, officially commencing its 69th school year. Here at Mason, opportunities are…

Bike Program

New bike Check-out Program on Campus

On My Way-Mason Welcomes New Bike Share Program BY JULIE FRAPPIER, STAFF WRITER Starting Aug. 27, Mason launched a new bike check out program. Bikes are available in front of the Recreation and Athletic Complex (RAC) to anyone with a valid…

GMU Police

Crime on Campus: George Mason’s Weekly Log

Mason publishes a weekly crime log available to students and faculty BY EMMA HAUS, STAFF WRITER The crime activity on and around Mason’s Fairfax campus has changed significantly between this year and last. Not including drug violations, the crime log throughout…