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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Student Guide to the 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival

  Cynthia Jessup, Staff Writer Prepare yourself for massive crowds and beautiful trees at this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival, a time-honored tradition held in Washington, D.C., and a must-see for locals. The trees will be in bloom from March 20 – April 17, with peak blooms predicted for March 17-28. The festival features seven different hybrids of cherry blossom trees, which will line the streets […]

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Weekend Suggestions 2/12-2/14

Kelsey Davidson, Staff Writer   On campus   Homecoming 3v3 Basketball Tournament Mason’s very first Homecoming 3v3 Basketball Tournament will open for all Mason students, faculty and alumni today at 2 p.m. at the RAC. Winners will be crowned and receive a grand prize. Passionate basketballers can register their team today.   18th Annual Homecoming Block Party […]

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Eagle Bank Arena Spring Semester Preview

Eagle Bank Arena Spring Semester Preview Alexandra Saviana, Staff Writer Another year, another semester at Mason.  Here is the rundown on what to expect this semester at EagleBank Arena. Kathy Griffin Live! Thursday, February 11, at 8 p.m. Pulp Fiction star Kathy Griffin is coming to Fairfax to perform her one-woman show, “Kathy Griffin Live!” […]

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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 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 past when a past acquaintance leaves a strange gift. With a rating of 93 percent on […]

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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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Mason community shares March of Dimes experiences

Kesley Davidson, staff writer The Banquet for Babies was held last week to raise awareness and to fund the organization, March of Dimes. According to their website, the March of Dimes works to “help moms have full-term pregnancies and research the problems that threaten the health of babies.” “I think it’s a wonderful non-profit that, […]

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iWeek list of events

                      International Week starts today. For what is going on read below and for more information check out the event’s website. Correction was made to time/place of “Bengali Patriots Saree Workshop” event taking place Monday, April 13. Thursday, April 9 Displacement Day Time: 9 a.m. […]

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George Takei has prospered, but still has lots of living to do

A Fourth Estate exclusive interview with George Takei. For George Takei, speaking at George Mason University was like any other event. But with a wide grin and a flashy red tie, Takei is ready to put a humorous spin on anything. “I heard about the George Mason University. I always had this itching curiosity about […]

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