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Faces of Mason: Fourth Estate

Interview by Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it…

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Mason Ski and Snowboard Club races for Nationals

THE STUDENT-RUN ATHLETIC CLUB IS CROWDSOURCING FUNDING TO COMPETE AT LAKE PLACID By Sabrina Acerra, Staff Writer One of Mason’s newest and most little-known teams is headed to Nationals. Again. The George Mason Ski and Snowboard Club was founded by…

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Madison Essig fights for Mason LIFE in Student Senate

FORMERLY A STUDENT SENATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE PROGRAM, ESSIG IS NOW A FULL SENATOR By Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Madison Essig, formerly the Student Government representative for Mason LIFE, is now a full-fledged member of Student Senate. Mason LIFE,…

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The search for on-campus housing

STUDENTS SCRAMBLE FOR ROOMS AS MANY LOSE HOUSING GUARANTEE By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer The search is on. Mason students are scrambling for off-campus housing following an email saying all seniors are waitlisted for on-campus housing. On Friday, Feb. 9,…

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Products of prison labor on campus

HOW FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES MADE BY PRISONERS END UP IN MASON CLASSROOMS By Erik Truong, Staff Writer The furniture used at Mason every day, along with supplies in the academic buildings and residence halls, are all the products of prison…

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Working students give advice

HOW DO STUDENTS STAY SANE WHILE JUGGLING SCHOOL AND WORK? By Mia Wise, Staff Writer According to a U.S. Census report from 2011, 71 percent of undergrads were working while in college. With such a high number, it is interesting…

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“Chewdanese” brings part of Sudan to Mason

By Wafer Salih, Staff Writer GMU’s Sudanese Student Association host their second annual “Chewdanese” event on Tuesday Feb. 20 at the JC Bistro. The event took place 5 p.m. between 8 p.m. Attendees enjoyed a night filled with food and…

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Faces of Mason

  Dr. Kristina M. Olson, Associate Professor of Italian, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Compiled by Student Media What motivates you to get up in the morning?         The joy of being a…

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Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks at Mason

SYBRINA FULTON DISCUSSES MYTHS SURROUNDING HER SON’S DEATH AND POLICING IN THE U.S. By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke with Mason students for the 2018 Sojourner Truth Lecture in the HUB Ballroom on Monday,…