Tag: opinion

MASON’S COVID RESPONSE: A CRY AGAINST HYPOCRISY

BY ELI KOHN STAFF WRITER So, here we all are. A new year, and boy, things look promising. There’s hundreds of people roaming Wilkin’s Plaza, tons of in-person classes and a line outside Chipotle that has only gotten longer since…

AUSTRALIA FINALLY PICKED A SIDE, THE RIGHT SIDE

The Australian government makes a formal decision on nuclear-powered submarines BY JEFFREY CARBERRY STAFF WRITER On Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, President Joe Biden stood in the East Room of the White House, joined virtually by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison…

THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS

Long after the start of the pandemic, more of its long-lasting effects are brought to light BY MCKENNA BAXTER STAFF WRITER The COVID-19 pandemic brought no shortage of trials and tribulations. As the numbers of infected individuals climbed, so did…

SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF THE DINING HALLS

A suggestion for the students of George Mason BY CARLOS BORGERT STAFF WRITER  We’re all aware of the problem. We arrive at Southside or Ike’s, bellies rumbling, mouths watering, ready to tear apart whatever food gets on our plates. We…

WHY EVERYONE SHOULD BE WATCHING GLENN YOUNGKIN

The gubernatorial election is almost here, but the path to victory might not be there for Democratic nominee Terry McAuliffe BY JEFFREY CARBERRY STAFF WRITER As the 2021 Virginia Gubernatorial Election winds to a close in the final two months…

HOW TO MEASURE TIME IN ISOLATION

COVID-19 has impacted us in many ways, but it has significantly changed how we perceive time BY COLIN BERRY STAFF WRITER If your last year and a half was anything like mine, you are likely familiar with the stay-at-home black…

LETTER FROM THE OPINION EDITOR

Hey Patriots! It’s good to be back. My name is Collin Cope and this year I will be opinion editor for Fourth Estate! I am very excited to work with anyone who is interested in making a contribution and will…

It’s Good to Share Your Opinions

BY: STEVEN ZHOU STAFF WRITER Some may say that I have no business writing opinion articles. For a while, I thought so myself. I’m not a journalist, I never studied anything related to journalism, and I’ve never had any experience…