Category: Student Government

Student Government Discusses Controversial Topics

Gold Rush talk, being a conflict-free campus and condemning anti-Semitism BY JALEN REID STAFF WRITER On Oct. 11, 2018, the 39th Student Senate met at Merten Hall to discuss The George, Congressman John Lewis’ Fall for the Book talk, the first…

New Senators Welcomed Into The Student Senate

BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER The 39th student senate met for the eighth time in Merten Hall this week and discussed the implementation of bills and resolutions and executive appointments while welcoming 23 new senators. From the Executive Cabinet, Bekah Pettine,…

Mason Plans To Send $3000 To Rebuild Infrastructure

Concern over the allocation of funds to assist Mason Veteran Patriots BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER The fourth meeting of the 39th Student Senate took place last Thursday. The meeting was headed by the new speaker, Davide Genoese-Zerbi, and President Bekah…

News in Brief

  According to Adanna Newby, Chief of Staff for Student Government (SG) at Mason, SG is looking to fill 22 senate positions. In order to run for a senators position, prospective senators will need to attend one of the candidates’…

Student Government in Session

Student Senate In Session

BY JALEN REID, STAFF WRITER Mason’s student senate met for the third time for the semester in Merten Hall marking the beginning of the 39th student senate and beginning of the first session. Student senator Davide Genoese-Zerbi was officially declared the…

First meeting of new student government

By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer; Michael Eberhart, News Editor Mason’s 39th Student Senate met for the first time on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Merten Hall. New student government members were sworn into office, elected to senate leadership positions, and…

A Title IX report alleged harassment by Student Body President

  By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer; Fareeha Rehman, Co-editor-in-chief; Michael Eberhart, News Editor Editor’s note: headline has been updated to more accurately reflect new information brought to Fourth Estate after the original article was published. Further updates have been added throughout…

Your newly elected student leaders

Pettine, Truong and new senators win 2018-2019 student body election By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer President-elect Bekah Pettine and Vice President-elect Erik Truong are officially declared the winners of Mason’s 2018-2019 student government election. With more than 2000 registered student…

Student Government against sexual assault

Proposed bill will suspend SG members under investigation By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Mason’s Student Government is taking a stand against sexual assault this semester by introducing new legislation, promoting a safety app and teaming up with Patriots in Action…