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Mason Alum Deanne Kaczerski shares her passion for fashion

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Not everyone goes into a career that has to do with what they studied in college. Not long ago, Deanne Kaczerski was a Mason Patriot sitting in class, attending basketball games, hanging out in Corner Pocket playing pool…

Mason Opens Observatory to Public

Asher Ackman, Staff Writer Mason holds the record for the largest on-campus telescope, in terms of diameter, in the Mid-Atlantic United States. Normally, the 32-inch diameter telescope is not open to the public without authority of the department of physics and astronomy. However,…

How to thrive in your 20s

Hunter Samuelson, Staff Columnist When you’re young, you share your life with your parents. When you’re old, you share your life with your spouse and children. When you’re a young adult, the only person you share your life with is you….

Weekend Suggestions: Jan. 30- 31

Weekend Events Jan. 30-31 Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus SI Films The Johnson Center Cinema will be showing “Hitman: Agent 47” on Jan. 30 at 6 and 9 p.m. This action-packed movie is about the genetically modified Agent…

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…

Eagle Bank Arena Spring Semester Preview

Eagle Bank Arena Spring Semester Preview Alexandra Saviana, Staff Writer Another year, another semester at Mason.  Here is the rundown on what to expect this semester at EagleBank Arena. Kathy Griffin Live! Thursday, February 11, at 8 p.m. Pulp Fiction…

Knots, noms and Netflix

How Mason students are spending their snow days Barbara Brophy, Copy Chief In the wake of Winter Storm Jonas, which this weekend left much of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area buried in over two feet of snow, Mason students are finding…

Winter Storm Jonas hits this weekend

Mason Cable News and Fourth Estate worked together to interview student meteorologist, Nick Stasiak (also known as GMU weather man) about this weekend’s winter storm. For more updates, follow @MasonCableNews and @IVEstate and tweet at us using the hashtag: #PatriotsvsJonas.    …

Oscar nominations fail to recognize people of color

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer This year marks the 88th Academy Awards ceremony, better known as the Oscars, which will be hosted by Chris Rock on February 28 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC. Each year the Academy Award nominations are dedicated…

Five Semester Resolutions Every College Student Needs to Make

Written by Hunter Samuelson By the end of the fall semester, negative emotions tend to spoil the everyday lives of college students, so a new semester calls for a mindset makeover. According to a Huffington Post article, most of us see a new calendar…