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Fantasy Football Week 5 vs. Week 6

Kaleel Weatherly and Mitchell Westall, staff writers As the National Football League (NFL) heads into its sixth week, it’s time for fantasy football fanatics to take a look at the wins and defeats on the field and in their brackets….

Fantasy Football: Week 4 vs. Week 5

Mitchell Westall, Ramon Mejia and Kaleel Weatherly, Staff Writers As the National Football League (NFL) heads into its  fifth week, it’s time for fantasy football fanatics to take a look at what’s been happening on the field and to make predictions for…

Mason student reflects on running from sea to shining sea

Writer, Colleen Walsh This past summer, I ran from San Francisco, California to Baltimore, Maryland with a team of 28 college students for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. We covered fifteen states and 4,000-plus miles in 49 days….

Mason’s best kept secret: Club sports

Staff writer, Mitchell Westall Club sports might just be the best kept secret at Mason. Contrary to popular belief, a student doesn’t have to be an athlete to get the involved in the programs. There are a variety of club sports offered…

Healthy, active and in college

Staff Writer, Kaleel Weatherly For many busy college students, diet and exercise can often take a backseat to studying and extracurricular activities. According to Lois Durant, Mason’s registered dietician, some students can expect to gain between seven to ten pounds throughout…

Mason’s Flexible Housing program to be reviewed

The current school year marked the first time George Mason University offered Flexible Housing, an option allowing male and female students to live together on campus. The Office of Housing and Residence Life will soon receive an assessment of the…

Complications with flu season

This story was originally published in the Feb. 09 issue of Fourth Estate. Barbara Brophy, staff writer This year’s flu season has proven to be worse than in recent years, but Mason students may not be taking the necessary precautions…

Mason Police “rarely use” DOD military surplus program

University law enforcement agencies are able to receive surplus military gear through a program with the Department of Defense. Many college police departments have used the program since its creation in the late 1990’s. It is called the 1033 program,…

Movie Review: The Equalizer

Written by Alisa Posey “The Equalizer” is an action-packed thriller starring Denzel Washington. Is there really anything else you can ask for? The movie, directed by Antoine Fuqua, centers on Robert McCall (Washington), a man with a questionable past trying…