Tag: Mason

Men’s Basketball Season Tip Off

Fourth Estate’s Lifestyle Editor, Savannah Norton, collaborated with Mason Cable Network’s General Manager, Robert Horan, to find out the latest game talk from Coach Dave Paulsen before the Men’s Basketball season tip off on Friday, November 13.

Weekend Suggestions 11/13-11/15

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Virginia Opera: “La Bohème” This event is taking place in Concert Hall on Mason’s Fairfax campus Saturday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. The opera tells the story of…

Student Debt ‘Infects’ Universities

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor In celebration of Halloween—but more importantly, to raise awareness about a critical issue impacting college students—Mason’s Student Power student organization held a Walking-Debt march at the Bernie Sanders National Student Town Hall October 28 at the Recreation and Athletic…

Ember Poets get fresh start

  Sophia Delmar, Staff Writer Ember Poets Undergraduate Poetry Reading Club is the premier poetry club for Mason undergraduates, serving as a haven for poetry writers and analyzers alike. The group began as a small, unofficial club last year but transformed into an official student organization this…

Weekend Suggestions 11/6-11/8

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Events “Art of Time Ensemble: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Taking place Sunday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus, this concert will put a twist on classic Beatles songs using…

Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden Flourishes

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor In response to the creation of the Potomac Heights Vegetable Garden in 2009, a group of Mason students formed the Mason Organic Garden Association (GOGA) to further cultivate both the garden and their passions. GOGA is an…

A guide to better note-taking

Issmar Ventura, Staff Writer Have you ever wondered how you can improve your note-taking skills? If so, you are not alone. Many students realize–often after performing poorly on a test or other assignment–that in order to improve, they need to take…

Slideshow: Salem Witch Trials take a modern spin

(Image Credit: Nikki Gerald) Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor A new and fresh version of an American classic play, “The Crucible,” was recently performed by Mason’s School of Theater at Harris Theatre.  The last showing of the play was November 1,…

Ready, Set, Register!

Taylow Wichtendahl, Staff Writer It’s that time of year again: registration season. How can Mason students select the right classes and plan for a seamless registration day? Paul Bousel, associate director of the Center for Academic Advising, Retention and Transitions, has…

Add some fright to your movie night!

Mia Wise, Staff Writer Halloween is a nostalgic holiday for many college students. Because trick-or-treating is not an option anymore, students look for other ways to celebrate. For Mason students, watching scary movies is one of the most spook-tacular options. “‘Halloween’ is…