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Detail of the Mason Statue on the North Plaza at the Fairfax Campus. Photo by Alexis Glenn/Creative Services/George Mason University

Student Government Votes to Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

RESOLUTION 10 WILL ADD ANOTHER HOLIDAY TO UNIVERSITY CALENDARS By Michael Eberhart, News Editor The Mason Student Senate passed legislation urging the university “to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day,” in addition to Columbus Day. Resolution…

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Valentine’s Day date ideas

BY JAMES STEMPLE, STAFF WRITER We all know that dreaded feeling: checking your bank account and seeing the equivalent of a tumbleweed rolling through the desert. It’s a common stereotype that college students are broke. For many of us, as…

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Transportation for the holidays: Mason style

Taylor Wichtendahl, Staff Writer Thanksgiving break is coming up, and Mason has plenty of options for students to get home easily, including University shuttles, carpooling, Zimride and others. Shuttles will be offered from Mason to Dulles Airport and numerous cities, which include in-state locations…

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Mason does service in honor of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr.

Hundreds of students started the spring semester with George Mason University’s 8th annual Martin Luther King Day of Service, organized by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education and the Department of African and African American Studies on Jan. 19,…

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Holiday Recipes with Wine Suggestions

  This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of Fourth Estate. Written by Savannah Norton with wine pairings from Connor Smith The holidays are the perfect time of year to bake to your hearts’ content and to…

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Washington, D.C. Holiday Theater Guide

This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of Fourth Estate. The Washington area has a thriving theater scene. Every year brings new ideas and diverse shows. The winter season is no different. “Bad Jews” Studio Theater: 1501…

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Holiday Gift Guide: College Budget Edition

This story was originally published in the Nov. 24 issue of Fourth Estate. Jevette Brown, staff writer As the holidays approach and the Secret Santa sticks are drawn, college students everywhere are on a budget and struggling to find decent…

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Winter Movie Preview

Into the Woods Release date: Dec. 25, 2014 The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood are intertwined with the Baker and his wife in this dark fairy tale. Director: Rob Marshall (“Chicago”) Why…