Tag: GMU

Students Form College Diabetes Network Chapter

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer November is not just a month dedicated to sweater weather, falling leaves and unshaven beards: it’s also Diabetes Awareness Month. This fall, a group of Mason students formed a chapter of the College Diabetes Network (CDN), a national organization with…

Mason ‘Signs’ On New ASL Program

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor The College of Education and Human Development recently announced that there will be a new three-semester sequence of American Sign Language (ASL) courses that fulfill the foreign language requirements for Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) students. ASL…

Mason Love Week spreads compassion, raises awareness

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Mason celebrated Love Week, a week dedicated to raising funds and awareness for a country in need, from November 9-13. This year, Cambodia was the country of choice. GMU Love Week was started six years ago and…

Men’s Basketball Season Tip Off

Fourth Estate’s Lifestyle Editor, Savannah Norton, collaborated with Mason Cable Network’s General Manager, Robert Horan, to find out the latest game talk from Coach Dave Paulsen before the Men’s Basketball season tip off on Friday, November 13.

Weekend Suggestions 11/13-11/15

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Virginia Opera: “La Bohème” This event is taking place in Concert Hall on Mason’s Fairfax campus Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. The opera tells the story of…

Student Debt ‘Infects’ Universities

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor In celebration of Halloween—but more importantly, to raise awareness about a critical issue impacting college students—Mason’s Student Power student organization held a Walking-Debt march at the Bernie Sanders National Student Town Hall October 28 at the Recreation and Athletic…

Thai-flair emerges at Mason

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer Exemplifying diversity, Mason is adding the Thai Student Association (TSA) to it’s list of 250-plus organizations. Founder Chakapong Soundara, or M for short, said the association’s purpose is “to unite Thai-Americans, Thai Students, and anyone who…

The Secret Life of a GMU Squirrel

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor There are many things that are commonly associated with Mason: green and gold, the Patriot and, more recently, squirrels. The GMU Squirrels Twitter account has gained considerable attention and popularity since its creation three years ago….

Ember Poets get fresh start

  Sophia Delmar, Staff Writer Ember Poets Undergraduate Poetry Reading Club is the premier poetry club for Mason undergraduates, serving as a haven for poetry writers and analyzers alike. The group began as a small, unofficial club last year but transformed into an official student organization this…

Not so “on fleek” apps at Mason

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Students are constantly on their phones. It is not unusual to see a cellphone sitting beside a student’s notebook in class as an essential item used throughout the day. Along with smart phones come their apps. …