Category: News

The Power of Love and Hate

Holocaust memorial event focuses on rising above hate BY SAMI GIBBS STAFF WRITER Mason Hillel hosted the annual memorial Expressions of the Holocaust Nov. 4. This year’s theme was “The Power of Hate and the Power of Love.” The room was…

Mason’s Voting Rates Spike

Democrats swing House in the most well-attended vote in decades BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER The Democratic party has gained a majority in the House of Representatives following what is estimated to be the highest voter turnout since 1966, according to…

This Week in Politics

BY DANA NICKEL, NEWS EDITOR Monday, Nov. 5, 2018: Republicans and Democrats gear up for the 2018 midterm elections. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018: The Republicans retain their control of the Senate, but the Democrats have gained control of the House…

Controversy Surrounding Street Preacher Jorge Pina

Mason students react to D.C. preacher on campus BY COLLIN COPE, STAFF WRITER “Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye,” sang a crowd of Mason students gathered in front of street preacher Jorge Pina as…

Debate Dives Into the Issues

George Mason Democrats and College Republicans discuss the midterms BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR George Mason College Republicans (CRs) and George Mason Democrats (GMU Dems) went head-to-head in a civilized debate on Nov. 1 to discuss prominent issues ahead…

The Washington Post and Schar School Partner to Conduct Polls

The Post and Mason’s Schar School create polling data for midterms BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR So far, the Washington Post-Schar School polls have proven to be highly accurate, successfully predicting the results of the 2016 presidential campaign in…

Ethical Hacking at Mason

Mason Competitive Cyber hosts CTF event BY JACK HARVEY STAFF WRITER Fourth Estate sat down with Mason Competitive Cyber (Mason CC) president Michael Bailey, a senior information technology major, to discuss recent developments in the world of ethical hacking at Mason….

A Dialogue In Tragedy

Mason’s Jewish Community Responds to Latest Mass Shooting BY OLIVIA VERMANE LONGFORM EDITOR A quiet neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Squirrel Hill, is home to a historically close-knit Jewish community. The fading gray bricks and stained-glass windows of the 153-year-old synagogue welcomed…

Mason Weekly Crime Log

BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 – Fairfax Campus, 12:56 a.m. Drug/ Narcotic Violations: Three Subjects (GMU) were referred to Office of Student Conduct (OSC) for using illegal drugs. Case 2018-010874 – Referred to OSC Thursday,…