Category: campus

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…

Wild Ones book

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…