Author Archives: Lianna Brown

About Lianna Brown

Lianna Brown is the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Fourth Estate for the 2021-2022 academic year. She is majoring in Government and International Politics, and can be reached at lbrown45@gmu.edu.

TWO ARRESTED AT PANERA FOR CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Mason Weekly Crime Update BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 25 — Monroe Hall Sexual Assault / Rape. Complainant (GMU) reported being sexually assaulted by a known Subject (Non-GMU) on April 3, 2022. (39/Honeycutt) Case 22-003372   — Pending…

ASIAN FESTIVAL ON MAIN

A celebration of food and culture coming to Main Street Fairfax BY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, STAFF WRITER The Asian Festival on Main is a new festival that is happening just blocks away from Mason and it is an awesome event for…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

Top news from April 18 to April 22 BY AMBER LUCAS, NEWS ASSISTANT Monday, April 18 Ukraine is refusing Russia’s demands for surrender in Mariupol, holding out against the Russian forces since March 1st. Mass shootings are becoming more prominent…

WHY DO PEOPLE CHEAT?

In the words of psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, can we accept that the grand game of Love and trust are both “risk[s] masquerading as a promise?” BY MOMINA ADEM, STAFF WRITER  I remember sitting in one of my courses when my…

UNDOCU MASON’S RESILIENCE POP-UP ART SHOW

A one-day pop-up art show commemorated to represent and celebrate undocumented and immigrant students BY SHWETA VARANDANI, STAFF WRITER On Thursday, April 21, UndocuMason held a one-day-only pop-up art show in Merten hall. The event served as just a peek…

DEPP V. HEARD CASE COMES TO FAIRFAX

The high profile case will be done at Fairfax County Circuit Court BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR AND ERICA MUNISAR, STAFF WRITER In May 2020, famous “Pirates of The Caribbean” actor Johnny Depp was dropped from Disney due to allegations…

SCHOOL SPIRIT ABOUNDS THIS MASON DAY

Mason Day features carnival rides, student performances and a special performance with ‘Euphoria’ star Dominic FikeBY ALEXIS MCCAFFREY, STAFF WRITER On April 22, Lot L was magically transformed into an amazing festival with games, rides, and food trucks to celebrate…