Tag: Mason

Nursing student gets internship in Tanzania helping at-risk children

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor While spring semester finds most Mason students pinning down summer internships in D.C. or in their hometowns, one Mason student will be traveling much farther — 7,768 miles, to be exact — to spend her summer interning in Tanzania. Taylor…

First Well-Being Day promotes physical, mental health

May Thinnyun, Staff Writer On Wednesday, March 30, Mason’s Well-Being Team (WBT) hosted its first Well-Being Day from 12-4 p.m. in North Plaza. Created earlier this school year, WBT is a direct response to President Ángel Cabrera’s 2014 Well-Being Initiative, a facet of Mason’s Strategic…

Mason holds grand opening for Fenwick extension

This story was originally published in the April 4 issue of Fourth Estate. Last Thursday night, Fenwick Library held a grand opening celebration for its new extension. The Fenwick Library is the newest and largest library located on Mason’s Fairfax…

Law school renamed after $30 million donation

(Photo credit: Fourth Estate archives) by Matt Coyle The George Mason University School of Law will be renamed in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier this year. The university recently announced the name-change…

“Stage Four” director discusses inspiration, filmmaking

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer “Stage Four: A Love Story,” a documentary by Mason professor Benjamin Steger, tells the story of Steger’s parents, focusing on their last days together as Steger’s mother, Mary Jo, battles stage IV breast cancer. The film aired in the Johnson…

Week of Action against Sexual Violence

Jevette Brown, Staff Writer In accordance with the White House’s “It’s On Us” National Take Action Week campaign, Student Government this week is hosting Patriots In Action: Week of Action. Monday, March 28, marked the beginning of Mason’s Week of Action…

Holi Moli festival sprinkles color over Presidents Park

(Photos taken by Claire Cecil, Fourth Estate) Saturday, March 26, students gathered at the center of President’s Park for Holi Moli, the Hindu festival of colors where colorful powder is thrown into the crowd. Holi celebrates the triumph of good…

Starbucks Buzz: Caramelized Honey Latte is a delight

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Damn, Starbucks! Back at it again with the limited-edition drinks, I see. Even before I’d finished writing my review on the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino at Starbucks, I found out they had quietly released yet another spring drink…