VOA News | January 17, 2017 by Niki Papadogiannakis A record 800 congregations have opened their doors to serve as sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable populations, doubling from about 400 […]
George Mason University economics professor Garett Jones argues for a ‘10% reduction’ in democracy and return of ‘rule by the knowers’ for better government.
Fourth Estate | November 19, 2014 by Niki Papadogiannakis The College of Health and Human Services will soon be housed in a new comprehensive building. The building, whose construction is […]
Fourth Estate | November 4, 2014 by Niki Papadogiannakis Stay tuned for the Office of Student Media’s coverage of the 2014 elections streaming live here and on local MCN channel […]
Fourth Estate | October 27, 2014 by Niki Papadogiannakis For 2013, the university reports a significant drop in liquor law and drug arrests as well as the highest number of […]
Fourth Estate | October 21, 2014 by Niki Papadogiannakis Bright orange jumpsuits are a familiar symbol of Guantanamo Bay, but according to photojournalist Louie Palu, that symbol has been hijacked […]
GMU Fourth Estate | September 29, 2014 by Niki Papadogiannakis Drug arrests and liquor law arrests decreased by almost 50% in 2013 from 2012, according to a new University Police […]
George Mason University’s identity has changed over the past few years; from local alternative and commuter school to having one of the biggest on-campus student presence in Virginia, Mason is creating a new identity that is evolving everyday. Many students attend Mason for two years and then transfer to another university. The administration is taking steps to reduce sophomore-year transfer rates.
Students in bright yellow Hazmat suits and caution tape were an unusual scene at North Plaza on April 17.
“This is a metaphor of what has happened in the past and what may happen in the future regarding oil spills that have been going on,” said CJ Duncan, a member of Northern Virginia Community College’s Green Club.
The scene, a demonstration put on by a partnership between Global Interdisciplinary Programs, the Environmental Action Group (EAG) and the international non-profit, Oceana, took place in commemoration of the of the third anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred on April 20, 2010.
Even presidents want privacy, but when you are the Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) and the president wants to go on a run, allowing him to have privacy is not an option. “Nicky, can you at least give me the illusion that I’m running by myself,” then-President George W. Bush said to Nick Trotta, then SAIC. The retired member of the Secret Service remembers the president saying this to him, while he was on a run in Texas during his term. Trotta was a member of the Secret Service for 31 years, but now after his retirement from the service he wants to give back. His son, economics major at Mason Nick Trotta Jr., had an idea of where to start.