Tag: GMU

Knots, noms and Netflix

How Mason students are spending their snow days Barbara Brophy, Copy Chief In the wake of Winter Storm Jonas, which this weekend left much of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area buried in over two feet of snow, Mason students are finding…

Winter Storm Jonas hits this weekend

Mason Cable News and Fourth Estate worked together to interview student meteorologist, Nick Stasiak (also known as GMU weather man) about this weekend’s winter storm. For more updates, follow @MasonCableNews and @IVEstate and tweet at us using the hashtag: #PatriotsvsJonas.    …

Oscar nominations fail to recognize people of color

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer This year marks the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, which will be hosted by Chris Rock on February 28 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Each year the Academy Award nominations are dedicated…

Five Semester Resolutions Every College Student Needs to Make

Written by Hunter Samuelson By the end of the fall semester, negative emotions tend to spoil the everyday lives of college students, so a new semester calls for a mindset makeover. According to a Huffington Post article, most of us see a new calendar…

How to “DeStress” during Finals Week at Mason

Taylor Wichtendahl, Staff Writer It’s that time of year — stress is so high on campus that you can feel it in the air. Finals season is here, and Mason is prepared to help us handle the stress. This semester’s annual DeStress…

As Autumn progresses, temperatures remain high

  (Photo by Claire Cecil, Fourth Estate) Issmar Ventura, Staff Writer This year, it seems as if Mother Nature has decided to extend the warm breezes of summer into the autumn season. Many Mason students are enjoying this change, but for others,…

Students can outsource notes for profit with Luvo

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer In today’s world, everything from taxes to computer programming is outsourced. Outsourcing can be a great way to get jobs done when there is not enough time to complete everything on one’s to-do list. Lately college…

Weekend Suggestions Nov. 20-22

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers” This performance will be taking place in Theater Space at the Performing Arts Building November 20-22 at 8 p.m. The show is a take on J.M. Barrie’s novel “The Little…

Students learn Vampire 101

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Many students arrive at college looking forward to finally being able to study the things that interest them. For students with a fascination for human-like, bloodthirsty monsters, this upcoming spring semester at Mason is sure to bring a ‘biting’ thrill. This spring, Mason’s…