Tag: construction


OPINION: More Must be Done to Replace Robinson Hall

By William Barnhart, Columnist Last year, the demolition of Robinson Hall was announced in order to accomodate space for a new building. Some say that it’s a great opportunity to improve the campus, but I think it’s a very flawed…


Robinson Hall replacement part of upcoming renovations

BOTH BUILDINGS WILL BE TORN DOWN TO CREATE A MORE MODERN FACILITY By Sarah Wheeler, Staff Writer Mason has decided to demolish Robinson Hall to create a more modern academic facility for students and faculty. Construction for the new building…


Mason holds grand opening for Fenwick extension

This story was originally published in the April 4 issue of Fourth Estate. Last Thursday night, Fenwick Library held a grand opening celebration for its new extension. The Fenwick Library is the newest and largest library located on Mason’s Fairfax…

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Kamp Washington renovations to clean up busy intersection

This story was originally published in the Feb. 8 issue of Fourth Estate. The intersection of Fairfax Boulevard, Lee Highway and Main Street (alternatively known as Routes 236, 29 and 50) is undergoing major construction. Mason students might know this…

A new building for the College of Health and Human Services has taken the place of Lot H. Construction is expected to finish in August 2017. (Alya Nowilaty/Fourth Estate)

From rubble to ritz

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Prospects, promises and progress within the College of Health and Human Services Members of the Mason community have likely noticed the large pile of dust and rubble…


New Fenwick Library is open for business

Today, the Fenwick library addition opened to the Mason community. After more than three years of construction and a final budget totaling $60 million, students and faculty can now use the library space. According to Jennifer Wilder, development and communications coordinator for…


How To Deal With Construction at Mason

  Issmar Ventura, Staff Writer Have you ever thought about why so much construction is happening at Mason? It so happens that George Mason University has invested in the renovation of several buildings on campus, including the Health and Human Services building and Fenwick Library….

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Braddock Road may be expanded, but not anytime soon

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. The Braddock District is proposing to expand a section of Braddock Road. The Braddock Road Multimodal study is proposing three projects, according to the study’s website. The first is…


Campus Drive remains undrivable

The Campus Drive entrance to campus from Braddock Road was expected to open on Jan. 7 but the road remains unfinished and a firm opening date has not been established. Senior Communications Manager Michele McDonald stated that the project is…