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Founder’s Row project will include an eight-screen movie theater

Founder’s Row project will include an eight-screen movie theater

Daniela Montes

June 14, 2018


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An eight-screen movie theater will be included in the proposed Founder’s Row Project development by Mill Creek Residential. The company has finally signed a lease to bring the movie theater, which will take place on the northeast side of the W. Broad and N. West intersection.

Behind the rankings

Behind the rankings

Daniela Montes

May 15, 2018


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As George Mason High School was recently ranked the #2 high school in Virginia, The Lasso looks at how the rankings are determined for our area Ranking GMHS Ranking Falls Church City By Daniela Montes When you search for ‘George Mason High School’ in Google, many of the results...

A classroom hero: Mrs. Caitlin Baker

A classroom hero: Mrs. Caitlin Baker

Daniela Montes

April 25, 2018


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If you have been lucky enough to have Mrs. Caitlin Baker as one of your teachers, you will have noticed her expressive personality, always accompanied with a big smile and a contagious laugh. Mrs. Baker is known for being a supportive teacher, and for having a great relationship with her students. Even t...

Culture displayed through different school systems

Culture displayed through different school systems

Daniela Montes

December 15, 2017


Filed under Features

Each country has its own customs, ideals, and histories which, together, forms their culture- that special thing that differentiates them from other countries. Culture makes countries unique from one another, so can we find examples of this through students? GMHS Spanish teacher Señora Sally Larisch b...

Recycling Extravaganza: Keeping it Green

Recycling Extravaganza: Keeping it Green

Daniela Montes

October 31, 2017


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The city of Falls Church is the number one recycler in the whole state of Virginia thanks to the events and programs that the city offers. The Recycling Extravaganza is held every year at the local Recycling Center, where residents can bring hard-to-recycle objects, as well as household hazardous was...

¡Orgullo Latino e Hispano!

¡Orgullo Latino e Hispano!

Daniela Montes

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Hispanics and Latinos come from diverse social, economic, and geographic backgrounds, and it’s always interesting to learn more about their cultures. They have always formed a big part of US and lots of them have influenced our country in different ways with their festive and vibrant personalit...

Spanish vs. English Book Review: “Of Love and Other Demons”

Spanish vs. English Book Review: “Of Love and Other Demons”

Daniela Montes

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Whenever I heard of the name Gabriel Garcia Marquez, I always imagined an old man who wrote novels with unreal plots, different literary figures,  and exceedingly descriptive paragraphs. I feared not being able to understand his use of literary figures, but after reading “Of Love and Other Demo...

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