Tag: Transparent GMU

A One-On-One With President Cabrera

President Cabrera discusses the future of Mason, funding, Transparent GMU and Title IX BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Fourth Estate sat down for a telephone conversation with Mason’s President Ángel Cabrera on Oct. 10. The interview touched on accommodating non-traditional students…

President Angel Cabrera Speaks At Faculty Senate Meeting

Infrastructure, transparent funding and online classes were discussed BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER Mason’s Faculty Senate resumed meetings last week on Oct. 3, with an address from President Cabrera and an ensuing discussion between members of faculty. Protestors from Transparent GMU…

A One-On-One with Transparent GMU

Student organization continues to fight Koch influence during the 2018-2019 school year BY JACK HARVEY, STAFF WRITER With the start of a new school year comes the revving up of Transparent GMU. The student organization is dedicated to understanding and addressing…

Koch Uncovered: Part 2

Mason faculty express concerns over administration’s lack of transparency By Dana Nickel, Ashley Stewart, Olivia Vermane, Staff Writers; Alexander Shedd, News Assistant Editor Editorial Note: In Koch Uncovered: Part 1, the Fourth Estate investigative team described how billionaire businessman Charles…

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…

The 2017 Year in Review

TOP FIVE 2017 NEWS STORIES ACCORDING TO MASON STUDENTS  By Huong Cao, Staff Writer The end of 2017 is around the corner. We have lots of big news in 2017. Here are some big stories that captivated this year. 1.Transparent…

Transparent GMU Organizes Buchanan Hall Protest

THE STUDENT GROUP RALLIED SUPPORT FOR THEIR LAWSUIT AGAINST THE SCHOOL AND THE GMU FOUNDATION By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer Students from Transparent GMU recently organized a demonstration at Buchanan Hall in support of their ongoing lawsuit against the school’s…

Understanding Donor Influence at GMU

STUDENT-SUPPORTED ORGANIZATION HOLDS MEETING ON CAMPUS  By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer UnKoch My Campus, a national organization with the stated goal to “expose and expel undue donor influence in academia,” organized an event Oct. 24 in Research Hall. Transparent GMU,…

Transparent GMU Lawsuit Continues

“HISTORIC CASE” AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY AND GMU FOUNDATION MAY GO TO TRIAL By Dana Nickel, Staff Writer The second oral hearing for the Transparent GMU lawsuit against the George Mason administration and the GMU Foundation took place last Thursday, Oct….

Transparent GMU: What You Need to Know

STUDENT ORGANIZATION MOVES FORWARD WITH LAWSUIT AGAINST SCHOOL By Alexander Shedd, Assistant News Editor  Transparent GMU, a student organization that “aims to shed light on the on the potential undue influence of GMU donors,” is moving forward with a lawsuit…