Category: News

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…

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…

UPDATE: Bomb threat reported on Prince William Campus

UPDATE (12pm): Investigation of the bomb threat at the Prince William campus has concluded. All buildings have been deemed safe and reopened. Vehicles are prohibited from entering Mason’s Prince William Campus after a bomb threat was reported by the university…

Mason business program provides opportunities to students

Between the business incubator program and the recent deal with Autonomous University of Nuevo León overseen by the State Department, the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC is becoming an integral part of Mason’s image. According to the Mason strategic plan, the…

Low enrollment leads to Law School tuition freeze

During its final meeting of 2013, the Board of Visitors voted on Dec. 12th to freeze the tuition of Mason’s law school for the upcoming school year. The tuition freeze was prompted by low enrollment numbers at the law school, which…

Federal financial aid cut for non-Mason study abroad programs

At the beginning of the fall semester, the Office of Financial Aid informed the Center for Global Education that federal financial aid would no longer be applied to non-Mason study abroad programs. Changes to federal financial aid regulations have changed…

Student Government Spring 2014 candidates announced

Student Government has posted the candidates for the 2014 spring election. There are four candidates for President with four Vice President running mates. There are currently thirty five candidates running for Student Senate with thirty spaces available. Campaigning begins March…

Declaration of Student Rights continues development

This past semester, the Declaration of Student Rights bill has been the leading project under construction by Mason’s Student Government. Also, with the recent progress from the bill’s main supervisor, Student Government’s Attorney General, Rachael Grimesey, the bill is set…

Chain Bridge construction to heavily impact commutes in March

This spring, commuter students may notice condensed traffic around Chain Bridge Road. The City of Fairfax will begin the demolition and replacement of an existing 90-year-old bridge over Accotink Creek in late March or early April. “The existing bridge is…