Fourth Estate Managing Editor Pat Carroll

Men's soccer scrapes past St. Joe's in PKs to advance to A10 semifinals

The Mason men's soccer team held off the St. Joseph's Hawks in penalty kicks, 4-2 this afternoon to advance to the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Championships. 

Both teams were held scoreless in regulation as Mason's goalkeeper and A10 Rookie of the Year Steffen Kraus finished with five saves while St. Joe's keeper Andrew D'Ottavi saved four shots. 

Agencies withdraw from Career Fair in wake of government shutdown

The government shutdown has begun affecting George Mason University, specifically in this week's Career Fair.  

According to Career Services, the listed government agencies will not be attending Wednesday and Thursday's Fair: 

Report: GMU men's basketball had shortfall of $2.3 million in '11-'12

On Monday morning, the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission released a report detailing non-academic services and costs of higher education public institutions in Virginia.

The report addressed a number of issues facing the current landscape of college athletics, specifically in the state, including funding, student fees and revenue generation of basketball and football programs. 

Atlantic 10 conference announces men's basketball national TV schedule

This morning, the Atlantic 10 conference announced the men's basketball national television schedule. Mason will play on a variety of national TV outlets during the 2013-2014 season, including appearances on CBS Sports Network, NBC Sports Network and ESPNU for the Diamond Head Classic. 

Rise of ODU football illuminates discussion in Mason football debate

For decades, the Mason community has discussed bringing a varsity football program to the university. The words “George Mason University” and “football,” when used together strike an emotional chord with the school’s students and alumni. Meanwhile, the polarizing topic hasn't made it passed the early stages of planning.