Category: News

Employed Mason Students Face Changes During COVID-19 Outbreak

Undergraduate students adjust to new shifts in jobs, unemployment BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR With recent changes across the Mason community and nationally, students who hold jobs are adjusting to their new lives amidst COVID-19. According to the official website…

CHHS Gives Financial Aid Through Student Emergency Fund

As giving day approaches, CHHS looks to highlight the fund BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Mason’s Day of Giving is an entire 24 hours dedicated to donating gifts of any size to the university and its students. This year,…

Students Give Coronavirus a 10/10

Things at Mason are changing and the students are loving it BY APRIL HORENCY, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT Editor’s Note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. In countless states around the U.S.,…

Construction Helps Mason Community Walk the Walk

Students, faculty reflect on the benefits of campus construction BY ALLISON SCANLAN, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT Editor’s Note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. Prior to COVID-19, many students celebrated Mason for…

Mason Faux Weekly Crime Log

Editor’s Note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate.   Monday, March 23 — Johnson Center Theft: Complainant (GMU) reported the theft of two Starship robots from charging station behind JC. (04/McAlpine) …

Faux Student Government Members Try to Cope with Coronavirus

Students resort to implementing faux student government rules into their respective home lives BY JACK HARVEY, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT Editor’s Note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. Three weeks into Mason’s…

Mason Makes Changes Amidst COVID-19

University shifts to online courses for the remainder of the semester, closes dorms BY LAURA SCUDDER, NEWS EDITOR Interim President Anne Holton announced in a university-wide email on Monday, March 16, that Mason would move to online learning for the…

Online Classes and the Mason Community

Faculty and students react to change in Mason’s academic structure BY ALEXA TIRONI, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR The Mason community received an email from Interim President Anne Holton detailing precautionary action regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus on Wednesday, March…