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Our future is haunting our present

Our future is haunting our present

Sneha Parthasarathy

May 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Ever since I was five years old, family, friends, and strangers have asked me what I want to be when I grow up. First, I would have answered “an astronaut.” Over time, my answer changed to a teacher, then a scientist, and so on. Now, I’m no closer to deciding my career path than my five-year o...

A letter to the Freshman Class as we take on the MYP Project

A letter to the Freshman Class as we take on the MYP Project

Sneha Parthasarathy

May 17, 2018


Filed under Features

It’s May again. The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and, of course, the MYP Personal Project is calling out to a new generation: the George Mason High School class of 2021. Lots of people might roll their eyes at this very topic, but I write to you all to tell you a little more about it ...

Young team brings fresh momentum to the court

Young team brings fresh momentum to the court

Sneha Parthasarathy

April 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 spring season has been a tumultuous one for all of Mason’s sports, but especially tennis. From snow days with freezing temperatures to two hour long journeys to face faraway opponents, the experiences of the 16 Mason tennis players prove one thing: playing tennis is a lot harder than it seems, ...

Not so far from us after all: Dr. Peter Noonan

Not so far from us after all: Dr. Peter Noonan

Sneha Parthasarathy

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features

If I had to count the number of sleepless nights I’ve lain awake, staring at the ceiling and wondering what my purpose in life is, I’d run out of numbers. For many high schoolers today, finding our passion seems impossible. But through all the sleepless, wondering nights, it’s important to rea...

Why you should attend the Sadie Hawkins dance

Why you should attend the Sadie Hawkins dance

Sneha Parthasarathy

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features

The first semester’s done, and all the midterm stress is thankfully over. Winter’s coming to a much-needed end, and spring is in the air. Though it may not seem like it, school is starting to wind down, and summer, the beautiful end of yet another school year, is finally in sight. And what better way t...

Tick, Tock- But Not Mason’s Clock

Tick, Tock- But Not Mason’s Clock

Sneha Parthasarathy

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

It’s the last block of the school day, and you are ready to get home. You check your phone desperately, watching the time crawl by. Finally, it’s 3 p.m. Excitedly, you pack up your stuff, grab your phone, and leap out of your seat. You start to walk towards the door, each step bringing you cl...

8 Students compete in Mason’s 10th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

8 Students compete in Mason’s 10th Annual Poetry Out Loud Competition

Sneha Parthasarathy

December 12, 2017


Filed under News

Poetry holds a lot of meaning to some hearts;  it conveys heartfelt emotions that touches readers. Each one teaches a different lesson and can be interpreted in different ways that are unique to each person. This is the idea behind Poetry Out Loud, an annual competition at George Mason. Eight students...

Mustang Advisory: What’s the Deal?

Mustang Advisory: What’s the Deal?

Sneha Parthasarathy

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features

The first few weeks of high school can be daunting to a new coming freshman. Not knowing where your classes are, being unaware of important school events and having to figure out how to manage important school resources are typical struggles for any new student, and for that reason George Mason has Mu...

Homecoming for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide to the Dance of the Season

Homecoming for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide to the Dance of the Season

Sneha Parthasarathy

September 17, 2017


Filed under Features

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly listed ticket prices to the Homecoming dance as $25. The tickets are only $20. This article has been updated to reflect the correct price.  If you’re new to George Mason, get ready to experience a week like no other. The school’s annu...

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