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Mailroom makeover

Mail Services to make package pickup faster BY KEIRSTEN ROBINSON, STAFF WRITER Starting in the summer of 2017, Mail Services will implement changes in the mailroom to make package pickups more convenient. In recent years, the growth of package services…

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Other changes coming to Mason Dining

Changes to Southside, the Johnson Center and meal plans BY KEIRSTEN ROBINSON, STAFF WRITER   At the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester, several changes occurred in the dining halls and at different food-related locations around campus. These dining and…

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Concert calendar

Live music this week   Monday, Feb. 27 Airpark | Jammin’ Java | Doors at 6 p.m. | $12 to $22   Tuesday, Feb. 28 Japandroids | 9:30 Club | Doors at 7 p.m. | $25   Wednesday, March 1…

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Visiting filmmaker series: Hans Charles

FAMS screens Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the…

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The rise of student health care

Student Health Advisory Board looks to help at Mason BY RYAN COONEY, STAFF WRITER   The Student Health Advisory Board met for the first time Jan. 24, following a two-year process that involved Mason students, faculty and administrators. Dedicated to…

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Parking and Petitions

Students create petition to halt parking prices, Parking Services explains high prices BY NATALIA KOLENKO, CAMPUS NEWS EDITOR   Two students recently released a petition to halt the rise of parking pass prices, one of at least four parking price…

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Camp Kesem comes to Mason

Program for children whose parents suffer from cancer to arrive in Summer 2018   BY KEIRSTEN ROBINSON, STAFF WRITER   After attending Camp Kesem, a summer camp for children whose parents have or had cancer, freshman Clare Yordy made it…

Top 10: Pet Peeves

As decided by the Fourth Estate staff   1) Smoking while walking in front of you 2) Flip-flops, in general 3) Listening to music on the Metro without wearing headphones 4) When people steal your food 5) Overusing the word…

This week at Mason

Monday, Feb. 20 Midterm progress reports Screening: “Ex Machina” | JC Cinema | 6 p.m. | Free   Tuesday, Feb. 21 Hispanic Student Association Karaoke Night | The Hub Ballroom | 7 p.m. | Free Improv Jam | JC Georges…

The Johnson Center gets revamped

New dining options to be added to the JC over spring break BY FAREEHA REHMAN, ONLINE EDITOR   The Johnson Center will undergo renovations during spring break to give Mason students brand-new dining options. According to Caitlin Lundquist, unit marketing…