Category: News

Mason LIFE students revive garden outside Thompson Hall

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Vegetables, herbs and flowers expected this spring A Mason LIFE (Learning Into Future Environments) professor is teaming up with Mason’s grounds shop to beautify the campus. Professor…

New Fenwick provides expanded research services

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Renovated library includes features for experienced student researchers The addition to Fenwick library, which opened on Jan. 19, contains a lot of shining and brand new materials…

From rubble to ritz

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Prospects, promises and progress within the College of Health and Human Services Members of the Mason community have likely noticed the large pile of dust and rubble…

Civil War-era road discovered in Fairfax

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Before there was Mason… This story is the first in a short series by Fourth Estate that explores what Mason’s campus looked like before it became the grounds for a university. Northern Virginia is rich with…

Mason students get kicked out of Trump rally

Today Mason students and allies stood up to Trump before getting kicked out by police and other white supremacists. pic.twitter.com/Soz0fojZHE — Rodrigo (@rodreygency) December 3, 2015 (Video credit: Rodrigo Velasquez/Mason DREAMers President)  Donald Trump’s presidential campaign rallies are drawing massive…

Student Government votes to recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Yesterday, Student Senate passed legislation that formally asks the university to no longer recognize Columbus Day and, instead, start celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Resolution 13, called “A Resolution to Urge the University to Reconstitute Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” passed by…