Author Archives: Evan Petschke

About Evan Petschke

Evan is a News Writer for the Fourth Estate and a junior studying Global Affairs with a concentration in the Middle East and a minor in Journalism.

How Mason determines snow days

This story was originally published on February 14th, 2014. Behind the anticipated Mason Alert giving you the okay to sleep through class is a calculated procedure. It involves many different faculty members who assess a variety of circumstances in order…

Students request larger space for private meditation

Complaints in previous years regarding overuse of the space by large groups such as the Muslim Student Association have urged people to refrain from leaving religious materials in the space so as to ensure an interfaith space. With the 40-50…