Category: News

Interview with the Candidates: Bhatia & Zaidi

As part of our “Interview the Candidates” series, Fourth Estate will be interviewing all four candidates for Student Government President and Vice President.  Khushboo Bhatia and Ali Zaidi are running for Student Body President and Vice President for the 2015-16…

Campus Drive remains undrivable

The Campus Drive entrance to campus from Braddock Road was expected to open on Jan. 7 but the road remains unfinished and a firm opening date has not been established. Senior Communications Manager Michele McDonald stated that the project is…

Task force assembled to combat sex trafficking in No.Va.

This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Virginia is one of the top five areas in the United States for human trafficking, and the Northern…

Science competition combines smarts and entertainment

Four George Mason University students were pitted against each other in an effort to win a $500 prize as part of the Science Slam held by the College of Science and Auxiliary Enterprise Management Council last Friday at Research Hall….

The gray area in “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Warning: This article discusses topics like rape and sexual violence that may be triggering for some readers. When the movie Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jaime Dornan, opened nationwide Feb. 13, its depiction of a romantic and…

New app will allow students to order from class

This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. Staff writer: Jacob Rupe Door busting lines at the new Panera Bread and Starbucks may be familiar sights, but George Mason University is introducing Tapingo, an…

Teach for America struggles to find recruits

This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. The organization Teach For America has been struggling to recruit new teachers for the 2015 corps, and with a strengthening economy the number of Mason applications…