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.

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

TOP NEWS FROM APRIL 11 to APRIL 15 BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 11 Jared Kushner secured a $2 billion investment from a fund led by the Saudi crown prince. President Emmanuel Macron and hard-right leader Marine Le…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

TOP NEWS FROM APRIL 11 to APRIL 15 BY BRAD BYRNE, NEWS EDITOR Monday, April 11 Jared Kushner secured a $2 billion investment from a fund led by the Saudi crown prince. President Emmanuel Macron and hard-right leader Marine Le…

LAST WEEK IN THE NEWS

TOP NEWS FROM APRIL 4 TO APRIL 8 BY AMBER LUCAS, NEWS ASSISTANT Monday, April 4 A mass shooting in Sacramento, CA, left at least 6 people dead and 12 more wounded. The Grammy’s were presented on April 3, winners…

BRUISED. BLEEDING. BROKEN

As presented in Carmen Maria Machado’s memoir, In The Dream House, the throws of Intimate Partner Violence can be difficult to escape, regardless of society’s expectations BY MOMINA ADEM, STAFF WRITER  *CONTENT WARNING: This article covers intimate partner violence/domestic abuse.*…

FACES OF MASON

Forrest Allen BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN, STAFF WRITER When I first noticed Forrest Allen, he was walking around campus with his black lab, Toliver. His stride had an upbeat attitude to it. He waved to nearby students and gave a friendly…

MASON LAW STUDENTS SUPPORT TRIBAL NATION JUSTICE REFORM

Mason’s new program surrounding tribal law and economics BY LIVIA BENJAMIN, STAFF WRITER  Residing at the Mason Square campus (formerly known as the Arlington campus), the Antonin Scalia Law School houses an array of academics and professors alike. Adam Crepelle,…

MASON VISION DAY RAISES OVER $130,000 FOR THE GREEN MACHINE

For Mason’s anniversary, a beloved institution gets a gift from the community BY MAGGIE ROTH, CULTURE EDITOR As part of Mason’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Mason community came together to support one of the university’s most beloved and quintessential organizations,…

MASON TURNS FIFTY

The anniversary celebration included performances, videos and speeches BY SAMI GIBBS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Mason marked its 50th anniversary with a Commemorative Celebration on April 7 at the Johnson Center. This anniversary marks the half-century since former Governor Linwood Holton signed legislation…