Weekend Suggestions April 22-24

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus Mason Dance Company: Spring Dance Concert This Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23 at 8 p.m., the George Mason Dance Company is showcasing their Spring Dance Concert. The concert is taking place in Harris Theatre. Students can receive one free ticket with their Mason ID. For more […]

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Weekend Suggestions 4/8- 4/10

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On Campus International Week (iWeek) International Week takes place from Friday, April 8, to Sunday, April 17. The week is dedicated to showing off the vibrant international and multicultural organizations Mason has on campus. This weekend, there will be a few events to kick off the celebration. Click here to read […]

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Weekend Suggestions: 3/18-3/20

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On Campus   George Mason Forensics Team Mock Nationals This weekend, Mason’s Forensics Team is hosting “mock nationals” to prepare for the 2016 ARA-NIET Championship taking place next month in Florida. Everyone is welcome to come and watch the event, which will take place Sat., March 19, at George’s in […]

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Mason wins Educator of the Year award

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) By Bindu Kumari The World Affairs Council–Washington, DC (WAC-DC) has selected Mason as the recipient of the Educator of the Year award for 2016. This award is given to universities, colleges and school systems in the tristate region of Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia that, according to the WAC honoree criteria, “demonstrate academic excellence, innovation […]

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How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on a College Budget

Hunter Samuelson/Staff Writer On Valentine’s Day, love can be an expensive business. Fortunately, there are some ways you can spend a romantic day with your significant other while sticking to a college budget. Don’t worry ladies — none of them involve “Netflix and chill.” D.C. is your playground Download the Ride Systems app and take advantage of being a […]

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Weekend Suggestions Nov. 20-22

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer On-Campus “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers” This performance will be taking place in Theater Space at the Performing Arts Building November 20-22 at 8 p.m. The show is a take on J.M. Barrie’s novel “The Little White Bird,” a darker tale of the boy who does not want to grow up. Tickets […]

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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 new arrangements and musical styles. Mason students can get two free tickets with a Mason ID. […]

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Weekend Suggestions: 10/2-10/4

Tatyana White-Jenkins, Assistant Lifestyle Editor The first weekend of October presents many opportunities to check out some events nearby. Here is a list of on- and off-campus events for students to enjoy from Fourth Estate.  Stay safe and dry this weekend! On-Campus Events Fall for the Book: Fairfax Prize Presentation: Tim O’Brien In celebration of […]

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Weekend Suggestions: Sept.17-21

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer Whether one feels like staying at Mason or heading out to D.C. this weekend, there are plenty of ways to have fun! Here are some events happening on and around campus for students to enjoy.   Ageless Chinese Art: A Virginia Scholar’s Collection of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings Hosted by the Confucius Institute at […]

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Student hip-hop artist talks growth through collaboration

This story was originally published in the April 27 issue of Fourth Estate. Jesse Harman, staff writer Succeeding as an artist in any music scene requires a perfect storm of talent, connections, hard work, and a little bit of luck. The local pool of artists swells with a surplus of gifted minds, but most of […]

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