Category: Culture

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEW BY SYDNEY JOHNSON STAFF WRITER Can you tell me a little bit about yourself and the organization? How has Her Campus made an impact on George Mason University and its students? My name is Nautia Smalls (she/her/hers) and I…

Letter from the Culture Desk

Welcome to a new and strange semester at Mason! These last several months have been a completely new experience for everyone and the next few months will be a continued time of adjustment and learning for every Mason student. Here…

The Bookshelf

“The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett BY MAGGIE ROTH STAFF WRITER    Bestselling author Brit Bennet’s second novel, “The Vanishing Half,” has proven itself to be a compelling and timely tale about the intricacies of race and identity, while exploring…

Dear Ivy: How to Juggle Hybrid Classes

BY KAYLYN MATIS STAFF WRITER  Dear Ivy, We are starting a really weird semester that none of us have experienced before. I have a few online classes and a few meeting in person. I have never done an online class…

CVPA Provides Updates on Fall Performances

Outdoor performances, off-campus events and digital content will replace traditional programming BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Wednesday, June 24, Dean of the College of the Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Rick Davis and Programming Director Adrienne Bryant Godwin provided updates…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Friday, June 12, Fourth Estate spoke with student protestors on campus during a demonstration for George Floyd.  Tristan Zambrano What do you think is the most important thing for students to be doing right…

CVPA Suspends 2020 Season

 Mason’s performing arts venues will be empty during the fall semester BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Wednesday, June 10, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) issued two press releases stating that both the Center for the Arts and…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS STAFF WRITER This week, Faces of Mason focuses on students working from home during the pandemic. Students were asked how and where they are completing their work and if they found a difference in their working…

Joe Exotic’s Long-Time Partner Speaks to Mason

Patriot Activities Council hosts John Finlay from blockbuster docuseries  BY: PETER NJOROGE CULTURE EDITOR On Friday at 5 p.m., the Patriot Activities Council (PAC) hosted a Zoom call with John Finlay, one of the former employees at the Greater Wynnewood…

A Virtual Night at the Met

High fashion community of Twitter set to host online version of Met Gala BY: NAYOMI SANTOS STAFF WRITER Around every corner, news about COVID-19 is there waiting for you, so it’s natural that many people are looking for an escape…