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Mason discusses tuition, budget, and more in town hall meeting

By Hailey Bullis and Isabella LaMageleine, Staff Writers  Mason hosted a town hall meeting to discuss tuition rates and student fees with J.J Davis, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, Vice President of University Life, on…

OPINION: The Fairfax Blackouts

By Alexander Kenny, Columnist  Spring in Fairfax welcomed us with 6” of snow. We shoveled, we received an irritating email about “make up days,” but this was a breeze compared to the nor’easter that knocked us back to the Renaissance…

The 90th Annual Academy Awards

VIEW A RECAP OF THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARDS By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer On Sunday, Mar. 4, the 90th Annual Academy Awards took center stage at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. This year’s star-studded event filled the room…

Delegate Bulova Talks Education

FAIRFAX’S STATE REPRESENTATIVE ON WORKING WITH MASON AND COLLEGE COSTS By Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Democratic Delegate David Bulova, who represents Fairfax City, parts of the county, and the Mason area as the state delegate for the 37th district,…

President Cabrera Dedicates North Plaza to Roger Wilkins

THE FORMER MASON PROFESSOR WAS A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER AND PULITZER-PRIZE WINNING JOURNALIST By Alex Shedd and Michael Eberhart, News Editors President Cabrera took to the North Plaza last Thursday, Oct. 12 to give tribute to Roger Wilkins, a civil…

Challenging Schedule Stunts Women’s Soccer Team Early

By Tyler Byrum, Contributor lready one team is well into the start of their 2017 season: the Women’s Soccer Team. Heading into this year, the team is hoping to build off of back-to-back Atlantic 10 Semi-Finals appearances. Their goal is…

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report released

BY FAREEHA REHMAN, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report was released to the community Sept. 30, and this year’s report contained several points on dealing with sexual assault on campus. Each September or October, Mason releases the…

Fourth Estate remembers Pilot House

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor The news that Pilot House will soon be closing has greatly impacted the Fourth Estate staff, inspiring us to reminisce on our wonderful, grease-filled memories of the after-hours dining hub. Alexa Rogers, Editor-In-Chief Any time there was…

Behind the success of Taylor Brown

Redshirt senior guard Taylor Brown has been making a name for herself during her five years as a Mason Patriot. Brown has stepped up to be an example for success both academically and within the sport. She has also helped…

CON: No pay for play in college athletics

Ben Criswell, staff writer It’s no secret that student athletes generate (Donald Trump voice) millions and billions of dollars for their respective schools. It’s also no secret that student athletes receive exactly zero percent of the money their programs collect….