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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…

Grad Fair prepares seniors for future

Cynthia Jessup, Staff Writer As seniors wrap up the last of their classes, smooth out their resumes and reminisce about when they began college; a key factor that tends to evade them are the actual logistics of graduation day. There is a…

Mason preheats for Spoon University

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Calling all Mason food lovers: Spoon University is bringing a chapter to our campus. It’s time to prep your kitchens and stomachs for recipes and tips. Spoon University is a website for students who are navigating kitchens…

New early detection Lyme disease test a reality

This story was originally published in the Feb. 29 issue of Fourth Estate. Mason researchers have created an early detection urine test for Lyme disease after three years of research. According to Lance Liotta, co-director and medical director of the…

Town hall discusses state budget’s impact on Mason

Provost, senior vice president present a generally positive outlook On Tuesday, Provost David Wu and Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance J.J. Davis hosted a town hall to discuss how Governor Terry McAuliffe’s proposed budget for higher education would…

Mason Scholarship application gets a revamp

This story was originally published in the Feb. 29 issue of Fourth Estate. One year after a series of changes to the online Mason Scholarship application, the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) is continuing to modify the application…

Global health experts discuss ethics of the battlefield

This story was originally published in the Feb. 29 issue of Fourth Estate. Panel event included announcement of new Global Health Fellows program On Feb. 24, a panel of experts met on Mason’s campus to discuss ethical issues that plague…