Tag: Mason

OPINION: 2018 Loyola-Chicago vs. 2006 George Mason

By Domenic Allegra, Contributor The lauded tournament run of the 11-seed Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (32-6) has come to an end after their loss to 3-seed Michigan in the Final Four. Loyola was in familiar territory in the Final Four, as their…

All good things must come to an end

Mason women’s basketball team ends a historic season By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer  The Mason Women’s Basketball Team’s record-breaking run has come to an end in the second round of the WNIT, with a close loss to the Virginia Tech…

Students examine George Mason’s past

Research group looks into the Founding Father’s history of slavery By Isabella Lamagdeleine, Staff Writer Enslaved Children of George Mason (ECGM), a research group dedicated to the intricacies of the university namesake’s interactions and history with enslavement, spent last summer…

OPINION: Language: More than a Gen-ED

By Susan Katherine Corkran, Columnist Here’s an experiment: Walk from one end of Mason’s campus to the other and count how many languages you hear your fellow Patriots speaking. The long hours of pouring over vocabulary flashcards, translating simple texts…

OPINION: Guilt-free snow days are justified

By William Barnhart, Columnist With the recent closure and delaying of university operations, there has been a great deal of discussion of the choices made by the university. It is undeniable that the school was justified in closing Wednesday. But…

Mason Club Ice Hockey Makes First Ever Trip to Nationals

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Mason Club Ice Hockey competed last week in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) National Championships for the first time in school history.   This was a historic season for the team, which finished with…

Meet the Candidates: Patrick Grady & Amir Jones

Name: Patrick Grady Major: Government and International Affairs Year: Sophomore Position for candidacy: Student Body President Why are you running for this position? I have been in Student Government my entire collegiate career because I believe in creating positive change…

Koch Uncovered: Part One

DONORS USE STUDENT AND FACULTY “TALENT PIPELINES” TO SERVE IDEOLOGICAL GOALS By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Editorial Note: Since September 2017, the Fourth Estate investigative team has been gathering information on…

Mason tips and tricks

CHECK OUT HELPFUL TIPS TO EASILY NAVIGATE YOUR WAY AROUND CAMPUS LIFE By Angelique Arintok, Staff Writer Being a Mason student means being a part of a large and diverse group of individuals. But navigating campus life can come with…

Team effort advances the Patriots to Richmond

FOUR SCORERS IN DOUBLE DIGITS HELP PUSH THE PATRIOTS PAST ST. BONAVENTURE Byline: Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer “Survive and advance, it’s that time of year,” said head coach Nyla Milleson as she opened up the victorious post-game press conference. With…