Tag: COVID-19

CVPA Provides Updates on Fall Performances

Outdoor performances, off-campus events and digital content will replace traditional programming BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF On Wednesday, June 24, Dean of the College of the Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Rick Davis and Programming Director Adrienne Bryant Godwin provided updates…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Friday, June 12, Fourth Estate spoke with student protestors on campus during a demonstration for George Floyd.  Tristan Zambrano What do you think is the most important thing for students to be doing right…

CVPA Suspends 2020 Season

 Mason’s performing arts venues will be empty during the fall semester BY: PETER NJOROGE, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF  On Wednesday, June 10, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) issued two press releases stating that both the Center for the Arts and…

Racial Justice Protests Continue In Northern Virginia

Protesters gather in Manassas to promote anti-police violence agreement BY: PETER NJOROGE CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF; DANA NICKEL STAFF WRITER On Monday, in the wake of the death of George Floyd, peaceful protesters gathered in downtown Manassas to show solidarity with the Black…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS STAFF WRITER This week, Faces of Mason focuses on students working from home during the pandemic. Students were asked how and where they are completing their work and if they found a difference in their working…

Coronavirus Survival Guide

Time to turn on the alarm clocks again BY: PETER NJOROGE CULTURE EDITOR At this point, COVID-19 and the way that it has reoriented our lives is not brand new. We know that we should only leave the house when…

Faces of Mason

INTERVIEWS BY KAYLYN MATIS This week, Faces of Mason gives a few graduating seniors the opportunity to tell their story about finishing their college career in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lindsay Krueger I’m a 33-year-old senior with a…

More Money, Less Problems

Keeping Your Money in Quarantine BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER While we remain at home indefinitely, why not try to save some money for after these stay at home orders end? It’s much easier now that we can’t go out…

Coronavirus Cases in the Mason Community

University website lists confirmed cases; emails explain reporting guidelines BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR There are currently 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Mason community, per the university’s coronavirus website. So far, the cases consist of 10 students and…