Tag: GMU

Ex-student sues Mason for sexual assault expulsion

According to an Associated Press report, a George Mason University student who was suspended last September for violating the university’s sexual misconduct policy is now suing Mason in federal court under a pseudonym, claiming that the encounter with a girlfriend was…

Mason Quidditch qualifies for World Cup

This story was originally published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Tatyana White-Jenkins, staff writer Mason’s Quidditch team has qualified for the chance to become crowned World Champions in their first official year as a team. The Quidditch…

The Mason Bucketlist

We asked the following question to Mason seniors and recent graduates: what is [at least] one thing you wish you had done or glad you did during your time at Mason? If you are a senior, perhaps there is still…

A look at Mason Nightlife

This story was originally published in the March 30 issue of Fourth Estate. Connor Smith, staff writer The time spent during one’s undergraduate years is rife with uncertainty. Opinions, habits, ideologies, preferences, all changing in the blink of an eye,…

Dave Paulsen welcomed to Mason

The man newly tasked with leading George Mason basketball seemed to go through a range of emotions in his introductory press conference. When talking about the transitions facing his own career and family Dave Paulsen almost choked up when giving thanks…

YouTube Famous

Asher Ackman, staff writer YouTube is one of the largest video sharing networks in the world. It serves as a social network and, for some, can become a career. Take PewDiePie and Jenna Marbles, who have become familiar names to…

Mason sexual assault task force releases report

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera released the final report from Mason’s Task Force on Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence yesterday, which included over 15 long-term and eight short-term recommendations for the university to best eradicate sexual violence. Among the short-term recommendations to…

Walking across the stage more like walking to the bank

May is just around the corner and that means graduation season will soon be here but instead of feeling excited, some students have become concerned about the amount they are spending to celebrate their big day. “Buying a cap and…

An alternative to a normal spring break

This story was originally published in the March 30 edition of Fourth Estate. Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer While many Mason students went on vacation, spent time with family, or worked over break, some students used the week to volunteer in…

Mason dance raises the barre

This weekend, the Mason Dance Company will present their 2015 gala concert. A primary aim of the event is to serve as a fundraiser for scholarships. However, the faculty and students also view it as an opportunity for the Mason…