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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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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New concerns over the safety of riding DC metro

This story was originally published in the February 16 issue of Fourth Estate.  The Washington, D.C. Metro system recently experienced two separate incidents where smoke filled a train, one of which killed a passenger. The first incident occurred on the afternoon of Monday, Jan. 12. The Washington Post reported that a Yellow Line train departed […]

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Research Question of Choice

My research question of choice is actually a few intersecting questions, which are as follows: How was the Smithsonian National Zoo planned, developed, designed, and built, and filled with various animal life? How did the Smithsonian National Zoo effected the Washington, DC area upon it’s establishment, and how has it continued to impact the area […]

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The Founding of D.C.

Referring back to the topics of the history of Washington D.C. I chose to focus more on the founding and origins of the District of Columbia. I chose this aspect of history because I am interested in learning how the capital of the United States came into formation and how and why the location for […]

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Sports in Washington, D.C.

The topic I plan to pursue is the history of sports in Washington D.C. The area is a huge political mark in America and sports are also huge in America. There is a lot of government involved in sports also. A huge part of American sports today is the legislation of Title IX. Title IX […]

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Research Topics

Research Topics When it comes to the development of Washington D.C. there are many interesting topics to choose from, I have chosen three to focus on for my research paper. I believe that they will help understand the rich history of Washington D.C. The first I would like to examine the rise and fall of […]

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