Tag: fairfax

Civil War-era road discovered in Fairfax

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Before there was Mason… This story is the first in a short series by Fourth Estate that explores what Mason’s campus looked like before it became the grounds for a university. Northern Virginia is rich with…

Weekend Suggestions 11/6-11/8

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Events “Art of Time Ensemble: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” Taking place Sunday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in Concert Hall on the Fairfax Campus, this concert will put a twist on classic Beatles songs using…

Weekend Suggestions 10/23-10/25

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus Johnson Center Cinema: “The Gift” This weekend the Johnson Center Cinema is showing “The Gift,” a psychological thriller film that tells the story of a married couple who is faced suddenly with a terrifying secret from the…

Weekend Suggestions Oct. 10-11

  Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   Off-Campus Taste of DC The Taste of DC is a two-day event happening along Pennsylvania Avenue NW Oct. 10-11 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m each day. There will be food and drinks from over…

College Supply List

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor Remember in elementary school when teachers would send you a list with all of the supplies you needed for class? Back then you knew you needed one composition notebook, two glue sticks, a pair of…

Spring and summer concerts

Cynthia Jessup, staff writer Spring semester is wrapping up and with that comes summer break! What better way to celebrate end of the term and welcome summer vacation than going to a concert? Listed below are a few ideas to…

Braddock Road may be expanded, but not anytime soon

This story was originally published in the April 20 print issue. The Braddock District is proposing to expand a section of Braddock Road. The Braddock Road Multimodal study is proposing three projects, according to the study’s website. The first is…

Campus police departments reform race relations

Police department reforms, concerning relationships with racial minorities and their subsequent policy reforms, are trickling down to the university level. This comes at a time when police and community relations are especially tense following events in Ferguson, M.O., New York…

Task force assembled to combat sex trafficking in No.Va.

This story was originally published in the Mar 2 print issue of Fourth Estate. According to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, Virginia is one of the top five areas in the United States for human trafficking, and the Northern…