Category: Letter from the Editor

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…

Letter From The Editor

Dear Patriots, It’s that time of year when the weather is as unpredictable as getting a parking spot in Shenandoah. This is the NoVA charm: you can get all four seasons in one week. This semester feels busier than most,…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This past Valentine’s Day marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead and 17 injured. The tragedy led to the rise of survivors from the…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, Hope you’ve all had a good start to your semester so far. In our News section, we have great stories updating you on the political situation in Virginia since Ralph Northam’s yearbook photos came out last week and…

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This has been an interesting semester so far, to say the least. Between the construction taking up most of campus and the robots periodically running into people around fence corners, it’s been a very different spring for a…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Patriots, Welcome back! It’s definitely been an interesting week on campus with little robots hovering around, the main center of campus closing off and the Robinson building looking like a demolished and abandoned site. Fourth Estate is also back…