Tag: history

The History of Food

THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY HAD THEIR 3RD ANNUAL FOOD HISTORY WEEKEND ON OCT. 26-28TH  By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer From Chinese food, Japanese, Mexican, or Italian, there are many different types of food readily available in American…

Check out this week’s on-campus events

Monday, Feb. 13 Last day to drop classes (33 percent tuition penalty) “The 13th” film screening | JC Cinema | 4:30 p.m. | Free Tuesday, Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Paul Mitchell Fashion Show Event | The Hub Ballroom | 2…

FIRST PERSON: Women’s March on Washington

BY LOTTYE LOCKHART | Office of Student Media As a child, my mother was brought to a picket line. There, the people that she had grown up around marched for her right to attend an integrated school in New York…

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…

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…

Civil War-era road discovered in Fairfax

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Before there was Mason… This story is the first 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…

Farifax campus turns 50

GMU Alumni gather in Fenwick Library to learn about the history of the Fairfax Campus. Photos by Erika Eisenacher