Category: News

Mason task force addresses adjunct faculty concerns

This story was originally published in the Feb. 15 issue of Fourth Estate. Administration-led team finds different priorities than adjunct advocacy group A task force dedicated to addressing issues faced by Mason’s adjunct faculty will soon release the results of…

Mercatus fellow charts new media in data-driven reporting

This story was originally published in the Feb. 15 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason’s Mercatus Center recently launched a website for numbers-driven reporting. Mercatus fellow Brent Skorup created the website, Media Metrics, which went live Jan. 25. The site displays…

Mason students discuss Islamophobia

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) As part of the Dialogue and Discussion Project, the Mason community came together last Tuesday night to discuss Islamophobia. The evening started with each of three panelists giving a short presentation. Remaz Abdelgader, a senior conflict…

Mason wins Educator of the Year award

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) By Bindu Kumari The World Affairs Council–Washington, DC (WAC-DC) has selected Mason as the recipient of the Educator of the Year award for 2016. This award is given to universities, colleges and school systems in the tristate region of Washington,…

“You deserve Hell” preacher’s message to Mason

(Photo credit: Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate) Nearly every week, DCforJesus founder and preacher Jorge Piña can be found spreading his message in North Plaza near the Johnson Center. “Any time, any place, any way; proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ!” is the…

Kamp Washington renovations to clean up busy intersection

This story was originally published in the Feb. 8 issue of Fourth Estate. The intersection of Fairfax Boulevard, Lee Highway and Main Street (alternatively known as Routes 236, 29 and 50) is undergoing major construction. Mason students might know this…

Mason wins Work-Life award for fifth consecutive year

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate)  Mason has again been awarded WorldatWork’s annual Work-Life Seal of Distinction. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mason has been granted the distinction. This award is given to employers that, according to WorldatWork’s website,…