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Week of Action against Sexual Violence

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer In accordance with the White House’s “It’s On Us” National Take Action Week campaign, Student Government this week is hosting Patriots In Action: Week of Action. Monday, March 28, marked the beginning of Mason’s Week of Action…

Holi Moli festival sprinkles color over Presidents Park

(Photos taken by Claire Cecil, Fourth Estate) Saturday, March 26, students gathered at the center of President’s Park for Holi Moli, the Hindu festival of colors where colorful powder is thrown into the crowd. Holi celebrates the triumph of good…

Starbucks Buzz: Caramelized Honey Latte is a delight

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Damn, Starbucks! Back at it again with the limited-edition drinks, I see. Even before I’d finished writing my review on the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino at Starbucks, I found out they had quietly released yet another spring drink…

Three students found with potential bomb materials

(Photo credit: Sarah Kladler/Fourth Estate) Three Mason students were arrested last week after “bomb making materials” were found in a dorm room in Jefferson Hall. The arrests occurred last Wednesday, but it was not until this past Monday that the…

Starbucks releases limited-edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer The only thing shorter than the actual cherry blossom blooming period in Washington, D.C., was the time we had to sample Starbucks’ new, limited-edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino (CBF). The beverage was available at Starbucks for five days,…

Cellphones are the new blue light stations

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer With Monday’s email from the Department of Police and Public Safety detailing two new reports of sexual assault here at Mason, students’ safety and level of comfort has been called into question. Fairfax is known to be a safe area, reaching…

Keeping the safety on

This story was originally published in the Mar. 21 issue of Fourth Estate. In mid-February, Director of Safety and Emergency Management Dave Farris sent out an email to the Mason community about safety on campus. According to Farris, the email…

Spring cleaning your eating habits

Hunter Samuelson, Staff Writer Spring is a season of redemption — the flowers start to bloom, the trees turn lush green, and the chipmunks and groundhogs come out from hibernation. It’s a season where we tone and sculpt our bodies…