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Jordan Lemoine & John Hubbard actively in the JC quad area, recruiting for a newly formed fraternity here at George Mason. Beta Theta Pi has successfully recruited 30 students but looks to expand out to at least a total of 50.

Beta back at Mason

  BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER   Fraternity Beta Theta Pi is making a comeback to Mason’s campus after the chapter was closed down in 1997 due to low recruiting numbers. Back then, there were only about 24,000 students enrolled…

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Mason printing gets a makeover

BY MACKENZIE EARL, STAFF WRITER   The Johnson Center’s printing system has been revamped to increase printing convenience and security at Mason.   In the past, students were forced to swipe their Mason IDs and select their own print job…

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MBA students regenerate the water supply

BY MACKENZIE EARL, STAFF WRITER   A team within Mason’s Executive MBA program has used their in-class learning to produce real-world results. Four students in the Critical Infrastructure track have produced a development plan to provide DC Water with a…

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FLOTUS headlines Clinton rally

BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama spoke at Mason on Friday, Sept. 16 on behalf of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.   Supporters lined up as early as 8:30 a.m. for the afternoon event….

Opposites attract

BY DONNA IMADI It may seem unlikely that art history and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have anything in common, but through the creation of a tool by Assistant Professor Lincoln Mullen, the convergence of these fields is starker…

FLOTUS TO SPEAK AT MASON

by Fourth Estate staff First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at the Johnson Center on Friday on behalf of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to a press release sent Tuesday afternoon. Attendees must RSVP through Clinton’s campaign website. Admission will be determined…

Through the Google Glass

BY NINA MOTAZEDI, STAFF WRITER   A study conducted by Mason shows that wearable technology like Google Glass is more likely to be cognitively efficient than handheld smartphones. Members of Mason’s Human Factors and Applied Cognition Department worked with researchers…

You’ve got (air)mail

BY RIDA KAYANI Airposted, founded by a Mason student and alumna this past May and launched on Aug. 31, seeks to “offer an open platform that allows buyers to shop for goods from anywhere in the world and have it…

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Take a walk on the wild side

BY HAMNA AHMAD, STAFF WRITER   A few things can help identify freshmen students: Class of 2020 T-shirts, bewildered faces, shiny new laptops and a novel with a bright orange spine and a polar bear on the front. That book…