Tag: Sports

Top Workout Apps: Dorm Edition

You’re going to hit the gym everyday, right? You’re thinking “new semester, new me”. Well, I’m not falling for it. The moment the temperature drops below 70 and you have the option to walk to the gym or continue eating…

Quidditch team flies through World Cup

Tatyana White-Jenkins, staff writer After competing over the weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina for World Cup 8, Mason’s Quidditch team has returned with more drive than ever before. It was their first World Cup and Mason’s team went 2-3,…

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…

Leading scorer stays grounded

People say patience is a virtue. When trying to talk to Timi Mulgrew after a home match of Mason men’s soccer team, however, patience is nothing short of a requirement. An absolute favorite of the fans, Mulgrew is surrounded by…

Weekend Sports Preview

This is an important weekend for Mason athletic teams as Atlantic 10 Conference play begins across all sports. The Patriots hope to start off with strong in-conference play. In addition, the Mason Invitational cross country meet is being held this weekend in…

Native American students express frustration at Redskins name

Controversy surrounding the Redskins team name has sparked heated discussion on campus. In her visit to the Fall for the Book festival, Native American author and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discussed the controversial Redskins name and mascot. According to Dunbar-Ortiz,…

Shades of Brown Open Mic Night

Open mic and poetry event highlighted student talent and engaged the audience in different cultural perspectives as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month. This annual event took place in the JC Bistro on September 25. It included poetry, spoken word,…

Fall Sports Preview: Men’s Soccer

On Tuesday, Atlantic 10 coaches predicted Mason’s men’s soccer team to finish second in the A-10 Conference for the 2014 season. The poll predicts St. Louis University  to repeat its first-place finish from last season after out beating Mason and Virginia Commonwealth University for…

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s Soccer

The Mason women’s soccer team enters their second season in the Atlantic 10 conference, looking to improve on their 5th place finish last year. The Patriots finished 4-4 in the conference and 7-11-1 overall. Eight incoming freshmen will look to do…

Edwards introduced as new athletic director

On Monday afternoon President Angel Cabrera welcomed new athletic director Brad Edwards before a room full of faculty administrators, media and student athletes. Edwards, 48, is the fifth athletic director in Mason’s history, and he succeeds Tom O’Connor who held the…