Tag: Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. Can Do Something Right

BY DOMINIC PINO, STAFF WRITER I don’t know if you heard, but the Washington Nationals won the World Series. If you’re disappointed in our nation’s capital, it’s because you’re looking at the wrong people. Turn your gaze from the White…

Protesters turn out for Tax March

Tax March marchers called for Donald Trump to release tax returns. BY ALEX SHEDD   On April 15, known as “tax day” because the deadline to file federal taxes typically falls on that day, tens of thousands of protesters turned…

Metro events April 24-30

Monday, April 24 Filmfest DC (through April 30) | various locations   Tuesday, April 25 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors meeting | Fairfax County Government Center | Open to the public   Wednesday, April 26 NVCC student art exhibition |…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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…