Category: News

Master plan seeks facility improvements on campus

In early January, Mason’s Office of Facilities began working on the master plan, an 18 month long project that is focused on improving Mason’s physical infrastructure on all of its campuses. The formation of the master plan follows the approval…

Costs complicate development of Greek Row

Bringing Greek housing to campus is not a new discussion at Mason. According to an April 9 panel on the topic, both administration and students have had numerous talks about how to bring fraternity and sorority housing options to campus. [On…

Program allows enrollment in Mason’s law school in three years

Mason is now offering a program that allows students to finish their undergraduate studies in three years and move directly to Mason’s law school. The program, called the “3+3 Accelerated Program,” requires incoming freshman to finish their undergraduate major requirements…

Student Government initiates Safe Rides proposal

The Student Government is currently constructing a system for a potential sober ride system, known as the Safe Rides Initiative. Safe Rides is the name the students have given to the system, due to its purpose of providing safe rides…

Results of the 2014 Student Government Election

After a long campaign, Phil Abbruscato and Dilan Wickrema were announced as President and Vice President of the Mason Student Body. The results of the Student Government election were declared at noon in the Johnson Center, Apr. 7. Along with…

Student Government Election HUB

The Student Government Elections are currently ongoing, ending at 11:59, Apr. 4. In addition to the four Presidential Candidates, there are 34 Senate Candidates running for 30 available seats. Voting takes place at getconnected.gmu.edu and candidates will be announced Monday, Apr. 7 at…

CHSS Awards Ceremony recognizes top freshman students

On March 31, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences held the Freshman Academic Achievement Award Ceremony, which recognized 250 freshmen in the college with the highest grade point averages. Two hundred and ten out of the 250 award recipients…

JC Info desk to replace computers with iPads

The information desk at the Johnson Center will soon be getting a facelift. Gail Sutton, the director of Student Centers is leading a project that will replace sixteen computers at the JC info desk with four iPads, as well as…

Meet the Candidates: Tipu and Shah

With campaign season for the Student Government election beginning Mar. 17, Fourth Estate has begun interviewing the candidates for the office of student body President and Vice President. Khadeja Tipu, running for President, is a second term senator and is currently the…