Law school renamed after $30 million donation

(Photo credit: Fourth Estate archives) by Matt Coyle The George Mason University School of Law will be renamed in honor of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died earlier this year. The university recently announced the name-change on Thursday after a combined $30 million donation, the largest donation ever to the university, […]

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Mason and Inova forge new partnership to boost research, facilities

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) This story was originally published in the Feb. 1 issue of Fourth Estate. On Dec. 22, 2015, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a partnership between Inova and Mason. The partnership included Inova contributing $2.5 million in seed funding and the state contributing $16 million, according to the Washington Post. Inova’s $2.5 […]

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Concerned Student movement comes to Mason

(Credit: Megan Zendek/Fourth Estate) “From George Mason to Mizzou,” black students advocate for change A group of students, operating under the name Concerned Mason Students, is protesting alleged racial inequalities on campus. The name is a reference to a nationwide movement that began at the University of Missouri called Concerned Student 1950, an activist group […]

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Student protesters face off at Obama town hall on gun control

(Photo credit: Amy Rose/Fourth Estate) Last Thursday, President Obama and a handful of selected invitees sat down in Dewberry Hall for a televised forum moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper to discuss Obama’s recent executive action on gun control. Just outside the town hall, students and community members waged a protest over the same issues being discussed inside.  Around 7 p.m., around 25 […]

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Dave Paulsen welcomed to Mason

The man newly tasked with leading George Mason basketball seemed to go through a range of emotions in his introductory press conference. When talking about the transitions facing his own career and family Dave Paulsen almost choked up when giving thanks to his wife and family for their support of his 21-year ongoing coaching career, his […]

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Dave Paulsen announced as new men’s basketball coach

View image | gettyimages.com George Mason University announced the hiring of Dave Paulsen as the new head coach of the men’s basketball team. “Dave Paulsen is a proven winner and an outstanding basketball mind,” said Director of Athletics Brad Edwards in the university’s press release. “Over the past five seasons he has led his teams to […]

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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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One-on-One with Tom Davis

WGMU’s General Manager, Storm Paglia goes one-on-one for a post-election interview with Rector of George Mason University, Tom Davis.

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Liberal Columnist Opinion: Election 2014 Predictions

Hau Chu is the Edititor-in-Chief of Fourth Estate and Liberal Columnist of MasonVotes. Midterm Election 2014 Predictions It is looking to be a pretty grim midterm election in the projections for Democrats in 2014. Republicans have followed the midterm election playbook and are seeing the benefits. In recent history, the midterm elections have been a […]

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#WhyMidtermsMatter Samuel Carpenter

GMU Student Government senator, Samuel Carpenter talks about why your vote matters this midterm election.

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