Tag: spring

Men's Baseball

OPINION: Spring Baseball Preview

A LOOK AT THE PATRIOTS’ ROSTER GOING INTO THE NEW SEASON By Hogan Lepore, Staff Writer Mason Baseball announced incoming freshman/transfer acquisitions for the upcoming 2018 season during the fall semester. With the spring season right around the corner, head…

Meri Isham removes dead plant material from Mason LIFE’s garden in her LIFE A100 Horticulture class. (Claire Cecil/Fourth Estate)

Mason LIFE students revive garden outside Thompson Hall

This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. Vegetables, herbs and flowers expected this spring A Mason LIFE (Learning Into Future Environments) professor is teaming up with Mason’s grounds shop to beautify the campus. Professor…

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Spring Semester Starts…Now.

Compiled by Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor It’s time for Spring semester 2016 to begin… You try to hold back tears from your parents while you are packing up to leave because you will actually miss them… Your pet doesn’t understand…

KONGOS will be performing at Celebrate Fairfax this year. Photo by Will Fisher, creative commons license.

Spring and summer concerts

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer Spring semester is wrapping up and with that comes summer break! What better way to celebrate end of the term and welcome summer vacation than going to a concert? Listed below are a few ideas to…

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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…

The fifth annual Blossom Kite Festival as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Photo by Amy Podraza.

4 local things to do this spring

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer. The sun is out so it’s time to leave hibernation and explore spring activities in the local area. Hiking: If you are feeling adventurous, Old Rag and Whiteoak Canyon trails will fill that desire, not to…

Illustration by Laura Baker

Spring into a box of tissues

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer As spring slowly arrives, moods improve alongside the weather. But for some, the warmer weather brings something a little less cheerful: spring allergies. The stuffy nose (or runny), watery and itchy eyes, headaches and the constant sneezing…