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Album Review: The Weeknd’s My Dear Melancholy

By Wafir Salih, Staff Writer When Abel Tesfaye — also known as The Weeknd — first came onto the music scene in 2011 it was with a series of mixtapes. These tapes were known for their moody atmosphere, drugged out…

Nic’s Flicks: “Isle of Dogs”

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there “Isle of Dogs” is a tale – no intended dog pun there – of acceptance. It also works in another…

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Mason Presents First-Ever Upcycling Fashion Exhibit

Fashion Exhibit reuses discarded materials to make clothes By Stephanie Gomez, Contributor The Office of Sustainability and the Mix@Fenwick present the Mason community their first fashion exhibit, initiating a movement to raise awareness about upcycling — which is reusing discarded…

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Women’s History Month Features:

To wrap up Women’s History Month, our writers at Fourth Estate compiled the stories of exceptional women from Virginia and D.C. area. Among the featured are: Lillian Lincoln Lambert, the first African American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School,…

Mason alumna builds a passion project out of portraits

Check out how Mason almuna, Chanel Grice, integrates her passion for foreign service with portraiture By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Chanel Grice graduated from Mason in May 2017 with a double major in global affairs and economics. Grice was a…

Celebrating Lillian Lincoln Lambert

Living through segregation and being the first African-American women graduate from Harvard Business School By Christine Viray, Staff Writer An author, speaker and entrepreneur, Lillian Lincoln Lambert was the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School (HBS), where…

Mason students in the boardroom

How marketing wine provides real-world experience in client-relations for future advertisers By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer During the first half of the Spring 2018 semester, Mason graphic design and marketing students in AVT 416: Advertising Design created original advertising campaigns…

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A Woman Who Hikes Her Mountain Dreams

Marinel M. de Jesus empowers others by sharing her journey By Diana Nadira, Staff Writer Marinel had everything: a wonderful family, a good education, a profession as lawyer, friends and much love from everyone. There was no reason to be…

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Making History with the Mural Festival

Mason Hosts Mural Festival in April By Ahmed Farid, Staff Writer Mason has impressive buildings and great scenery. However, Jeff Yu, vice president of the Mural Brigade, said that “our campus is very ‘businesslike’.” Mason’s campus can be described as…