Tag: Mason

Furry friends on campus

This story was first published in the April 20 issue of Fourth Estate. Taylor Wichtendahl, staff writer Mason is home to many four legged creatures that live in the residence halls, just like its students. However, many of our students…

Mason community shares March of Dimes experiences

Kesley Davidson, staff writer The Banquet for Babies was held last week to raise awareness and to fund the organization, March of Dimes. According to their website, the March of Dimes works to “help moms have full-term pregnancies and research…

Short and Sweet: The Ten-Minute Play Festival

This story was originally published in the April 20 issue of Fourth Estate. Asher Ackman, staff writer For the ninth year in a row, Mason will be hosting its annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. For those of you who might not…

Navigating Rape Culture at George Mason

This story was originally published in the April 13 issue of Fourth Estate. Angela Woolsey, staff writer A story in Rolling Stone embroiled the University of Virginia in a national controversy. Sexual assault allegations against students, including a star athlete,…

Weak wifi circulating campus

This story was originally in the April 13 issue of Fourth Estate. Jevette Brown, staff writer One of the most popular social media trends for Mason is the terrible wifi. The connections to the various wireless networks has always been…

Cinema Hearts light local spark

This story was first published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Jesse Harman, staff writer Any music scene—a mass gathering of like-minded talents—has a propensity for competition. Friendly faces arise, and support often follows; still, new bands often…

Mason: the myth, the legend

Asher Ackman, staff writer For every college campus, there are college legends, and George Mason University is no exception. Colleges tend to have their own little stories that add to the college experience and help create a college identity. Most…

Mason Quidditch qualifies for World Cup

This story was originally published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Tatyana White-Jenkins, staff writer Mason’s Quidditch team has qualified for the chance to become crowned World Champions in their first official year as a team. The Quidditch…

Coping with unhappiness on campus

This story was originally published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Mackenzie Bailey, staff writer Depression, as described by the National Institute of Health, is “feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us…

The Mason Bucketlist

We asked the following question to Mason seniors and recent graduates: what is [at least] one thing you wish you had done or glad you did during your time at Mason? If you are a senior, perhaps there is still…