Fourth Estate Lifestyle Reporter Savannah Norton

Students and faculty take time to remember historical heroes

Mason’s class council held a celebration of the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary with a picture gallery at The Ridge on Jan. 24.

The photo exhibit consisted of different black and white photos from Martin Luther King’s era and that of President Barrack Obama.

The historical pictures were some that students have seen throughout their elementary years. Captions and dates were shown underneath the pictures so visitors could read about the story behind each photo and see when the pictures were taken. 

Sage workshop displays Native American traditions to Mason students

The Native American and Indigenous Alliance and the Office of Diversity kick off the month of November by teaching Mason students the spiritual and practical uses of sage.

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.

"Six Characters in Search of an Author" kicks off Mason Player 2013-2014 season

Over the weekend of Oct. 4-6, Mason Players produced Pirandello's famous meta-theatrical piece “Six Characters in Search of an Author.”

Broadway star teaches master class at Mason

On Sept. 27, Mason’s "ARTS by George!" and the Center For the Arts gave musical theater students the chance to participate in a special master class and talk with actress and Broadway star Laura Benanti about “making it big.”

Benanti spoke with students about the professional world of acting through an actor’s eyes and gave valuable advice on maintaining a job and being happy.

Fall for the Book: "In Your Face Mrs. Zaganhagen!"

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

Novelist Benjamin Percy shared with an audience full of students his love of werewolves and all things adventurous at the Johnson Center Cinema on Sept. 25.

Volition Magazine encourages Mason students to express themselves

Volition Magazine, George Mason’s Literacy and Arts Journal, starts its fifteenth year on campus with two major events.

Formerly known as Apathy, Volition Magazine is George Mason’s Literary and Arts Journal  packed into a small magazine with a big message: “Express yourself!”