Tag: GMU

Stories from the first generation

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor F1rst Gen Mason is a student organization designed to create a support network for first generation students at Mason.  Some students do not even know that they are first generation students.  It helps to talk to…

Reflection on Take Back the Night

Asher Ackman and Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writers The evening of October 6, Mason students could hear chants coming from a gathering at North Plaza. The leader of the crowds would shout “Take back!” to which the crowd would respond, “the night!”…

Student Government plans to keep students involved

Taylor Wichtendahl, Staff Writer Fourth Estate caught up with Student Body President Khushboo Bhatia and Vice President Ali Zaidi to find out what’s coming up next for Student Government (SG) at Mason this semester. Last month, the organization started things…

Weekend Suggestions 10/16-10/18

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On Campus Fourth Annual National Symposium on Women and Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur The symposium will take place Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Oct. 18 from 9 a.m….

Mindfulness Meditation at Mason

Sophia Delmar, Staff Writer A day in the life of a college student is full of stress, stress and more stress. What better way to de-stress and clear one’s mind than to take part in Mason’s mindfulness meditation classes? Every…

Advice on Attending Biggest Career Fair at Mason

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Finding jobs and networking are crucial in college.  October 7 and 8, Mason will be hosting its biggest career fair yet to give students the opportunity to make connections with as many employers as possible.  There will be over…

Recovery Month inspires hope, sparks conversation

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mason is celebrating National Recovery Month this September. In its 26th year, Recovery Month is a national observance created by the federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to educate Americans on the importance…

Weekend Suggestions: Sept.17-21

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer Whether one feels like staying at Mason or heading out to D.C. this weekend, there are plenty of ways to have fun! Here are some events happening on and around campus for students to enjoy.   Ageless Chinese Art:…

Music club brings jam sessions to new level

Jesse Harman, Staff Writer Student organizations at Mason serve a variety of great purposes for students. Some clubs and groups help students form networks of friends and acquaintances in an unfamiliar environment. Others might hone students’ practical talents and skills to prepare…

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….