Tag: GMU

Mason celebrates National Women’s History Month

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Since 1987, the month of March has been dedicated to Women’s History Month, which includes International Women’s Day on March 8. March is a month-long ode to the contributions women have made throughout history and continue to make…

Grad Fair prepares seniors for future

Cynthia Jessup, Staff Writer As seniors wrap up the last of their classes, smooth out their resumes and reminisce about when they began college; a key factor that tends to evade them are the actual logistics of graduation day. There is a…

Where does your tuition go? Mason answers in town hall

(Photo credit: Sarah Kladler/Fourth Estate) Yesterday, Student Government sponsored an event where students learned how their tuition money is spent. J.J. Davis, senior vice president for Administration and Finance, and Rose Pascarell, vice president for University Life, hosted the town hall…

Mason preheats for Spoon University

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Calling all Mason food lovers: Spoon University is bringing a chapter to our campus. It’s time to prep your kitchens and stomachs for recipes and tips. Spoon University is a website for students who are navigating kitchens…

My $5 trip to Harry Potter World via Starbucks

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Hey, all you Starbucks lovers out there! Missing your Pumpkin Spice Latte? Starbucks has a new drink on their menu called the Smoked Butterscotch Latte (SBL). Starbucks says the SBL consists of “espresso with steamed milk and smoked…

Mason’s land owned by three individuals during the Civil War

(Photo credit: David Schrack/Fourth Estate) Before there was Mason… This story is the second in a short series by Fourth Estate that explores what Mason’s campus looked like before it became the grounds for a university. Northern Virginia is rich with…

The name of the game: Three Mason offices get new titles

This story was originally published in the Feb. 15 issue of Fourth Estate. In the past few months, several offices at Mason, including the Center for Global Education and Mason Korea, have changed their names. The Center for Global Education…

“Cloud 9” brings a story about gender, identity and family

(Photos taken by Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Carola Patty Gorena Morales, Staff Writer “Cloud 9″ invites audience members into the life of a complicated family dealing with timeless issues. The cast and crew of “Cloud 9” is preparing for the performance…