Category: News

Student Government Election HUB

The Student Government Elections are currently ongoing, ending at 11:59, Apr. 4. In addition to the four Presidential Candidates, there are 34 Senate Candidates running for 30 available seats. Voting takes place at getconnected.gmu.edu and candidates will be announced Monday, Apr. 7 at…

CHSS Awards Ceremony recognizes top freshman students

On March 31, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held the Freshman Academic Achievement Award Ceremony, which recognized 250 freshmen in the college with the highest grade point averages. Two hundred and ten out of the 250 award recipients…

JC Info desk to replace computers with iPads

The information desk at the Johnson Center will soon be getting a facelift. Gail Sutton, the director of Student Centers is leading a project that will replace sixteen computers at the JC info desk with four iPads, as well as…

Meet the Candidates: Tipu and Shah

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. Khadeja Tipu, running for President, is a second term senator and is currently the…

Mason joins initiative to boost study abroad participation

Mason has joined a national initiative aimed at doubling the number of U.S. students studying abroad. The initiative, called Generation Study Abroad, is a program by the Institute of International Education, a Washington D.C. based non-profit. Mason’s goal as a…

VIDEO: VH1 Reality Show star to give rousing spring commencement

Around this time of year, students and family members anxiously wait for the announcement of who will give the commencement speech during the spring graduation ceremonies. In an email announcement, Mason has finally announced that Jonny Sarhanis, a recent star…

Anti-abortion group sparks debate on campus

The Genocide Awareness Project, a program that seeks to end abortion, staged a protest from Monday through Wednesday last week on SUB I Plaza. “The two most important facts that we want to present are the humanity of the child…

Exam schedule altered due to snow days

On March 17, classes were cancelled due to winter weather for the fifth time this year. The number of missed days has resulted in an elimination of a reading day, and a shortening of each exam’s duration. A reading period…

Meet the Candidates: Dorsey and Burnette

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.  David Dorsey, two-year President of the Class of 2015 and a supervisor at the…