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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…

New technology connects college classrooms across Virginia

Mason is one of four universities that can now broadcast courses to other campuses with high-definition TelePresence screens that were installed in classrooms two years ago. 4-VA, a state-funded program that promotes collaboration and partnerships between member universities, started shared…

Video: Honoring those we lost

Fourth Estate has had a rocky start, but we wanted to take today to remember some of our staff and loved ones who have perished in our first eight months of existence. They will be missed. Happy April 1st!

Air Lucy: Bark ranger

There was upheaval in the Mason Police Department this past week when, in response to the recent bomb threats, President Cabrera has reportedly selected a new interim Chief of Police with a specialty in explosive ordinance. In an email sent…

Surprise Mason Players production a shear pleasure

Although the Mason Players 2013-2014 season is nearly at its end, the organization best known for performing theatrical works at George Mason has surprised the public with one final, one-night-only main stage production. “We felt this theatrical season needed one…

Great hair could replace great hair

As the Mason community remembers Tom O’Connor fondly as he prepares to retire, it has not taken the administration long to begin the search for his replacement. The athletic department has already started contacting potential candidates. “The search to replace…

Z’s Blog: Why I love art

Hello my name is Zeynep Biron I am a senior in Mason LIFE Program. I love to do art, dance and going to GMU classes. I will talk about my art and how it affects me in my life. I did acrylic,…

[Preview]: Baseball A-10 opening series vs. Fordham

On Friday, Mason baseball will play host the first Atlantic 10 game in school history when they host Fordham for a three-game series. The Patriots, who enter the conference slate at 11-7, lost to No. 16 ranked North Carolina last…

[Opinion]: Root for your Commonwealth friends in UVA

Written by Fourth Estate contributor Martin Phillips, a Mason alumnus.  NCAA tournament selections have been made and, yes, sadly Mason is no where to be found this year.  It was a tough season, which most want to forget, and fortunately for…

Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor candidates debate at Mason

Democrat Ralph Northam (left) and Republican E.W. Jackson (right) (photos by Fourth Estate Photographer Jenny Krashin) Tuesday night at the Arlington campus, the candidates for Virginia’s Lieutenant governor talked higher education, sequestration and mental health among others in their first…