Tag: Washington D.C.

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FIRST PERSON: Women’s March on Washington

BY LOTTYE LOCKHART | Office of Student Media As a child, my mother was brought to a picket line. There, the people that she had grown up around marched for her right to attend an integrated school in New York…

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The Eagle (Cam) has Landed

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Eagles can now grace the screen of your smartphone or laptop via the eagle nest cams at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by the American Eagle Foundation, the USNA has two video cameras…

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Useful Apps: Dash

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Dash is solving many restaurant and bar customers’ biggest buzzkill: waiting for the check.  The app has most recently paired with the popular Mason spot, the Auld Shebeen, and many D.C. locations. The Auld Shebeen posted…

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Weekend Suggestions

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer Welcome (back) to Mason! Here are some events happening on and around campus this weekend that students might enjoy. Whether one feels like staying at Mason or heading out to D.C., there are plenty of events to attend,…

Connor at the DC Beer Fest.

Blossom fiasco: A pilgrimage for more Pilsner

This article was first published in the April 20 issue of Fourth Estate. Connor Smith, staff writer This past weekend marked a slew of events celebrating the annual bloom of Washington D.C.’s Cherry trees, however in the nation’s gridlocked capital,…

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Mason Takes on Capitol Hill

This story was originally published in the Nov. 10 issue of Fourth Estate. Allison Lundy, staff writer Students are taking advantage of living near Washington D.C. Mason attracts many politically-minded students, and students interested in politics have good reason to…

Pop into D.C. for a tasty frozen treat (photo by John Irwin.)

Five Capital Places for Fro-Yo

Written by Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Kyra Wiseman With the winter dragging on and on like a snail through molasses, it is some comfort to know that spring is just around the corner. I, for one, can’t wait to bask…