Category: Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Dear Patriots,  In life, you can’t please everyone. And in this job, we hardly please anyone sometimes.  In the two years I have worked as a reporter, I have seldom written something that made me feel all warm and fuzzy….

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots, Lately I’ve been listening very heavily to a playlist called “Life Changes” on Spotify.  Maybe this is because I’ve been playing catch up in my classes (as I’m sure many of us are by now). Or maybe it’s…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Patriots, “When will we be at the point [in the semester] where I can say that my big achievement for the week is putting a section together?” asked our Sports Editor, Natalie, earlier this weekend.  I think that’s a…

Letter from the Editor

Hey Patriots, A lot happened last week. From Transparent GMU’s case being heard at the Supreme Court of Virginia to Sodexo workers petitioning for better conditions — there’s a lot to talk about. The Student Support and Advocacy Center hosted…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots,  As I’m writing this, my co-editor, Hailey, celebrated her 20th birthday by bringing a dozen donuts for the staff. We probably should have coordinated better, because I also brought a dozen donuts for the staff. Oh well, it’s…

Letter From the Editors

My Fellow Patriots,  We asked our staff what we should write in our first letter addressing the Mason community. Our Online Director, Billy, shrugged and said, “You should tell them they’re going to have a good year.”  So, here it…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This marks our last issue for the school year as well as my last letter from the editor to you all. Needless to say, this is very bittersweet. As I myself come close to graduation, I am feeling…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, I’ve worked at Fourth Estate for about two years now—half of my college career, and the majority of my time at Mason. I was first a staff writer covering movies and politics. My first big story was about…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This week is International Week, which is one of the most important events that Mason holds. Mason is an incredibly diverse campus, and it is important to celebrate that. Whether you are celebrating your own culture or exploring…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, Spring Break is almost upon us. If you can make it through your midterms this week, you will be home free to celebrate as you please for a nice little breather. Whether you’re staying in Fairfax or going…