Tag: love

What Valentine’s Day is, according to Mason students

VALENTINE’S DAY HAS DIFFERENT MEANINGS FOR MASON STUDENTS By Huong Cao, Staff Writer Many people think of Valentine’s Day as a joyful occasion when they get to show love to their significant others. But in reality, not everyone has a…

To Swipe or Not to Swipe?

THE DOS AND DON’TS FOR DATING APPS By Cat Tong, Staff Writer In a generation where phones and technology are on the rise and our daily lives become busier and busier, there is simply no time for “traditional dating.” It…

Top 10: Grossing rom-coms of all time

Just in time for Valentine’s Day   The following numbers reflect lifetime gross. Information courtesy of  Box Office Mojo. Used with permission.   1) “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” | $241,438,208 2) “What Women Want” | $182,811,707 3) “Hitch” |…

A Valentine’s Day mixtape

No more mushy love songs. Here are five tracks that won’t make your crush blush.   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   While cheesy love songs have their place—high school dances, first dances at weddings, weeknight karaoke—for the most part, they’re…

Breaking up is easy to do

Tips on how to end a relationship   BY MACKENZIE REAGAN, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF   Well, this is awkward. Everyone’s excited for Valentine’s Day, but you no longer feel the way you did when you first started dating your significant other. Maybe…

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…

Boyfriend hand-crafts Nimbus 2000 for his girlfriend

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor It’s time for a serious question to all the muggles out there: what would you do if you owned a Nimbus 2000? This past Christmas, senior tourism and events management major Shelby Stein received a handmade Nimbus…

Get a Date with Fourth Estate is back!

Looking for love in all the right places… Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Guess who’s back? Get a Date with Fourth Estate, that is! With Valentine’s Day being right around the corner, Fourth Estate would like to help spread the…

Get A Date: Connor and Saranya

This story was originally published in the March 30 edition of Fourth Estate. Name: Saranya Jagadish Major: Integrative studies Hometown: Midlothian, VA Where did you go/what did you do on your date? I think it was called Bellissimo, the restaurant…

Get a Date with Fourth Estate: Alex and Michelle

Sophomore Michelle DuMars and junior Alex Yuk went on their blind date on campus at Starbucks.  While we were pairing them together, we thought that their mutual sense of humor and outgoing personalities would fit well together.  They were interviewed…