Category: Culture

Mason DREAMers and panelists stand together in the name of equality (photo courtesy of Elizabeth Baires).

“Undocuqueer” panel unveils a tale of hidden struggle

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks On March 6, the Mason DREAMers presented students with a unique event titled “Undocuqueer” in the Johnson Center. Best known for their efforts to create more inclusive spaces for immigrant and…

Ravi encourages young adults to let their dreams take flight in his "You Can Do It" tour (photo courtesy of Ravi the Raviator).

Ravi the Raviator urges audiences to take to the skies

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler For those who have ever considered getting in the pilot’s seat of an airplane, the Hylton Performing Arts Center is hosting Ravi the Raviator while on his “You Can Do It” tour….

Coyote Grill

Star service sets Tex-Mex restaurant apart

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Kyra Wiseman Sometimes, you just need a burrito. Located in the Main Street Marketplace, near the TJ Maxx right off the Green 2 CUE bus line (about a 20-30 minute walk from campus), the…

Cardboard Hack-a-thon

Cardboard Hack-a-thon engages student creativity

Written by Fourth Estate Online Lifestyle Editor Arrielle Brooks On Feb. 28, Mason’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship collaborated with AE Green from Auxiliary Enterprises  to host a Cardboard Hack-a-thon in the Engineering building. Part of a series of similar events…

JC Cinema

An alternative view on “12 Years a Slave”

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Andrew Davis For years, directors have been releasing biographic films about the pre-Civil War era and the abolitionist movement such as “12 Years a Slave.” Taking place in the early 19th century, the film…

Hedda Gabler, no trigger warning required (photo by Amy Rose).

Hedda Gabler uncovers skeleton of human nature

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Editor Genevieve Hoeler At George Mason University, an institution founded on the principles of its namesake that all men are created equal, the Mason Players explored the shackles of the eighteenth century genteel society in…

Fall for the Book: “In Your Face Mrs. Zaganhagen!”

Fourth Estate follows events of the Twelfth Annual Fall for the Book Festival through Fall for the Blog. Novelist Benjamin Percy shared with an audience full of students his love of werewolves and all things adventurous at the Johnson Center Cinema…