Category: campus

Video Surfaces Of Mason Students Singing N-word

The university responds  By Fareeha Rehman On Tuesday, May 15 Twitter user @heyitsgene uploaded a video with students in a car, singing Freaky Friday by Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown. The 14 second clip uploaded to what appears to be Snapchat, showed…

MASON ALUMNI CELEBRATE 50 YEARS

Notable Alumni Included Politicians, Astronaut By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer This year, Mason alumni celebrate 50 years since the creation of the Mason Alumni Association, while Mason was still George Mason College of UVA.  The association, headed by President Brian…

Photo Finish – Mason Breaks Records in A-10 Championship

MASON MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD COME IN SECOND, WOMEN IN THIRD IN THE A-10 CHAMPIONSHIP    By Domenic Allegra and Natalie Heavren, Staff Writers Mason hosted the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend, hoping to win…

5 ways to destress for finals

HOW TO MAKE FINALS LESS INTIMIDATING By Christine Viray, Staff Writer As finals are just around the corner, most students find themselves stressed out—regardless of their year or major.  Sometimes, the stress is just so much that many students feel…

Koch Uncovered

Editorial Note: Since September 2017, the Fourth Estate investigative team has been gathering information on the relationship between GMU and billionaire donor Charles Koch. The following stories are part of a series in which we will release everything we have…

Electrical fire causes campus-wide power outage

By Olivia Vermane, Staff Writer UPDATE: According to Mason Chief of Police Carl Rowan, the fire began while the power company was in the process of installing new fuses. The transformer caught fire after installing the second fuse, and the oil within…

What tenure does for Mason professors and students

By Huong Cao, Staff Writer On April 20, The Washington Post published an article about a tenured professor at California State University at Fresno, who ignited criticism on social media after posting a string of tweets mocking the death of…

EagleBank Arena is Number One

EagleBank Arena has been named number one in the world for concert and event tickets By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On April 18, EagleBank Arena announced that it was named number one in the world for concert and event tickets…

Special sculptures in the Art and Design building

By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer The Art and Design building is one of the most creative buildings on campus. Students in the art department and those who are taking art classes have put their mark in the building, showcasing their…

First meeting of new student government

By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer; Michael Eberhart, News Editor Mason’s 39th Student Senate met for the first time on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Merten Hall. New student government members were sworn into office, elected to senate leadership positions, and…