Tag: Students

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The mental aftermath of hurricanes

Mason student reflects on the hardships after Irma and Maria hit her home By Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer Melting ice caps and disappearing forests are common visualizations of climate change, but mental health issues can be a direct cause of…

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Faces of Mason

Yves Beneche, Alumni You were a part of Delta Chi and Mason Ambassadors – what made you want to join these clubs and what was your favorite thing about them? I joined Delta Chi because upon coming to GMU, I…

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Dear World at George Mason

Sometimes all you need to tell a story is a few words, and maybe an expo marker. By Hailey Bullis, Staff Writer On April 11, Mason hosted an event called Dear World. The event was split into three sessions, two…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi, Lifestyle Assistant Editor Bobby Yi, Faculty, Academic Advisor, School of Art Where did you grow up? I was born in Seoul, South Korea and emigrated to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in Northern Virginia most…

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Faces of Mason

Interviews by Basma Humadi and Student Media Organization, United2Heal Malek Salhab, Founder What does your organization aim to do and why? Our organization aims to bridge the socioeconomic gap between underprivileged minorities and viable healthcare by bringing excess medical supplies…

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Making a change step by step

Palestinian student Malek Salhab establishes organization that provides medical supplies to countries in need By Kathya Mendez, Staff Writer United2Heal is a non-profit organization and humanitarian aid charity that collects excess medical supplies from local hospitals and clinics and ship…

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OPINION: Vitamin B—Books

By Susan Katherine Corkran, Columnist Assigned reading is often viewed as an optional exercise. After a long range of pages crammed with small print appears ominously on Blackboard, questions like, “did you do the reading?” or, “are we going to…

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OPINION: Should college athletes get paid?

By Natalie Heavren, Staff Writer Fourth Estate’s sports writer Natalie Heavren weighs in on fair pay for student athletes March Madness is circled on the calendars of people around the world. This tournament is hosted by the National Collegiate Athletic…

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OPINION: The Fairfax Blackouts

By Alexander Kenny, Columnist  Spring in Fairfax welcomed us with 6” of snow. We shoveled, we received an irritating email about “make up days,” but this was a breeze compared to the nor’easter that knocked us back to the Renaissance…

Mason students in the boardroom

How marketing wine provides real-world experience in client-relations for future advertisers By Lauryn Cantrell, Staff Writer During the first half of the Spring 2018 semester, Mason graphic design and marketing students in AVT 416: Advertising Design created original advertising campaigns…