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Man on the Street: Mason Dining

Each year, some of the biggest changes on campus are to dining. With a new dining hall in President’s Park and Student Government attempting to change the source of campus food, 2014 seems no different. Fourth Estate asked students about…

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Student senate passes bill to promote local, healthy food

On March 6, Mason’s student senate passed the Real Food resolution, a bill that attempts to change the current food source for all of Mason’s dining. If passed through the administration, this bill will transition the majority of Mason Dining’s…

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Fire at apartments off Chain Bridge Road contained

At approximately 3:40 PM, the City of Fairfax’s fire department received a call about a fire at an apartment complex at 4311 Bob Ct., just off of Chain Bridge Road. The fire damaged 12 apartment units and caused four minor…

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Meet the Candidates: Jenkins and Orellana

With campaign season for the Student Government election beginning Mar. 17, Fourth Estate has begun interviewing the candidates for the office of student body President and Vice President.  Chandler Jenkins, a Patriot Leader and President of Lamda Sigma Honor Society, is running…

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Mason requests funds from state for Robinson construction

Mason is awaiting the decision of the Virginia state legislature on its request for additional funding in the 2014-2016 biennial budget for the planned Robinson Hall demolition and reconstruction. In the governor’s proposed biennial budget, released this past December, Mason…

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Q&A: Gabrielle Hanley, sophomore Songdo student

Gabrielle Hanley is a sophomore studying Government and International Politics. 1. What made you interested in studying at Songdo? I already had an interest in Korea and its culture, and when I read about this new city that was extremely…

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Class Councils Disbanded

by Fourth Estate Reporter Christopher Morrison   Since its founding at the start of the 2011 school year, Mason’s class councils have been organizing programs and events for their students to create class identity and spirit. However, at the end…

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Cabrera announces David Wu as new provost

This morning, President Cabrera announced that he has selected Lehigh University’s Engineering Dean, David Wu, to fill the position of provost starting July 1. Wu is Dean and the Lee Iacocca Professor in the Rossin College of Engineering and Applied…

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Meet the Candidates: Abbruscato and Wickrema

With campaign season for the Student Government election beginning Mar. 17, Fourth Estate has begun interviewing the candidates for the office of student body President and Vice President. Philip Abbruscato and Dilan Wickrema are running for President and Vice President…

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Mason community mourns loss of sophomore student

The Mason community is mourning the loss of Victoria Crisafi, 20, who lost her life in a car accident in Watchung, New Jersey in the early morning of March 13. Crisafi was a sophomore from Summit, New Jersey majoring in…