Author Archives: Maggie Roth

About Maggie Roth

Maggie Roth is the Culture Editor for Fourth Estate. She is a junior Communication major with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Social Justice. Find her on Twitter @MaggieRoth19

FACES OF MASON

INTERVIEW BY MADDIE GIERBER STAFF WRITER Student: Imani Agbionu Why did you choose your major? I chose marketing because I do like the route the marketing [industry] is going, where it’s becoming really social media-based, and also the outreach that…

“ARCADIA” AT THE PRESIDENTS PARK GREENHOUSE

Experience the sights and sounds of nature with a non-traditional art installation BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR The Presidents Park Hydroponic Greenhouse is now home to a living art installation — where the plants inside serve as the performers. “Arcadia”…

“THE ART OF MINDFULNESS” PAINT NIGHT

Using art to practice mindfulness with University Life BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER University Life Arlington, University Life SciTech and Graduate Student Life worked together to create a space of virtual exploration through art for students in their “Art of…

ON THE SLATE

“Raya and the Last Dragon” BY MATTHEW HOANG STAFF WRITER “Raya and the Last Dragon” is Disney’s first big, animated release of the year. It tells the story of Raya, a princess from the land of Kumandra, a nation that…

ADD TO QUEUE

“Too Tired to be Crazy” BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER The podcast “Too Tired to Be Crazy,” created by Violet Benson, serves as a space for women to vent and come together to discuss a wide range of topics including…

FACES OF MASON

INTERVIEW BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER Employee: Ivan Rosales, Mail Services Why did you pick up this job? Originally, it was just a job I applied for in a field I’ve never tried before. Over the years, I’ve learned to…

SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

Cameron’s Chocolates BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER A bakery and chocolate shop by the name of Cameron’s Chocolates, located in Fairfax Circle Shopping Center, serves up delicious treats with a heartfelt message. Founded in 2013, this bakery strives to create…

MASON STUDENT FILMMAKER GAINS INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION

Layth Alwatban and “Food for Others” BY MAGGIE ROTH CULTURE EDITOR Layth Alwatban, one of Mason’s student filmmakers, has garnered international attention while raising awareness for an essential community resource. Alwatban is a senior Communication major pursuing an accelerated master’s…

ON THE SLATE

“Malcolm & Marie” BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER “Malcolm & Marie” is a Netflix film that beautifully represents modern societal struggles through the lives of a young couple, telling an ornate story over the course of a night-long argument.  I…