Margaret Randell reveals different side of Che Guevara to Mason students

Margaret Randell, author of the book “Che on My Mind,” gave insight to students about her poetry and novels.

On Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, University Life, the Philosophy Department and the Women and Genders Studies Program allowed the Global Affairs Department and its students to experience a treat from a worldly, feminist writer and poet.  

Global affairs students, teachers and guests gathered to hear Randell talk about one of her favorite people, Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Fourth Estate announces first ever horror story competition

Do you have a story you’d like to share with the rest of Mason campus that will keep them lying awake at nights, jumping at their own shadows?

Starting on Oct. 17, 2013, Fourth Estate will be searching for the most bone-chilling short stories and poems until Oct. 29 at 11:59 p.m with its Horror Story Competition. All works should be no less than 100 and no more than 1500 words in length. They will be judged based on adherence to the aforementioned guidelines, readability, and (most importantly) scariness.

There is no theme, just horror.

Fall for the Blog: Sonia Sanchez

Fourth Estate follows events of the Fifteenth Annual Fall for the Book Festival through Fall for the Blog.

Award-winning poet Sonia Sanchez explores pain and love during poetry reading at the Center for the Arts.

Fall for the Blog: Nathan Leslie and Jen Michalski

Fourth Estate follows events of the Fifteenth Annual Fall for the Book Festival through Fall for the Blog.

Nathan Leslie and Jen Michalski  start off our Fall for the Blog coverage with three different perspectives.

"Call and Response: Parallel Lives" returns for Fall for the Book

The Johnson Center’s Gallery 123 contributes art and poetry to the upcoming “Fall for the Books” excitement. 

Q&A with GMU English professor Eric Pankey on his new book of poems

“I always tell my students that one practices poetry. One is constantly learning and discovering how to write the next and the next poem,” explains Eric Pankey, a George Mason University English professor and a celebrated poet.

Top 5 weekend picks December 6

Every week Connect2Mason will offer five entertainment picks for your weekend and week ahead.