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Thanksgiving, a review

Thanksgiving, a review

Isabella Sisson

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Thanksgiving is truly an enigma; I mean, compare it to other holidays. It doesn’t have a huge hype around it and kids honestly don’t seem to care about it in this generation. Thanksgiving just kind of happens. But then, there are those moments where you think to yourself “my cousin is kinda funny” ...

What’s the deal with the ACC?

What’s the deal with the ACC?

Kat Cooper, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under News

When my parents attended George Mason High School, there was an auto shop class. It no longer exists, but the room previously used for it is still in the lower levels of the building, now used as storage. Reinstating it might seem unlikely. Yet with recent developments in the ACC, the chances of a th...

Who is Kiera Please?

Who is Kiera Please?

George Price, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features

What happens when you mix a space-like R&B melody with a trap beat and a smooth-like-caramel voice? You get Kiera Please, a 22-year-old female artist from Virginia who is also a producer and singer/songwriter. In a text conversation with Elevator Magazine she says, “As far as music. I’ve had...

Four excellent places to study outside of school

Jason Mueller, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Let's face it, our homes can be distracting. Between our siblings, pets, and electronics, finding the time and space to complete all of our assignments can be hard. Sometimes it seems impossible. However, if you can’t seem to focus or crank out work at home, there are a few really great options in o...

Top 10 best moments from the 2018 pep rally

Top 10 best moments from the 2018 pep rally

Anna Tarter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia

The main gym, affectionately known as "the Pit", was buzzing on Friday, September 14. The competition was intense and student's school spirit was at an all time high. Check out the ten best moments from the 2018 pep rally. All photos by Anna Tarter.

Pushing limits one photo at a time: Tenzin Namgyel

Pushing limits one photo at a time: Tenzin Namgyel

Anna Tarter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features

When most  people think of a tool, they imagine a hammer or wrench. Nationally recognized photographer and senior at George Mason Tenzin Namgyel on the other hand, views his trusty camera as just as valuable. “Everytime I pick up a camera, I get a nice familiar feeling. It’s the same as if you...

Stress less, more dogs

Stress less, more dogs

Anna Tarter

April 22, 2018


Filed under News

George Mason’s annual Stress Less Week, from Monday April 9 to Friday April 13, featured several activities that were aimed to promote healthy lifestyles and provide students with strategies to deal with stress. Cards were passed out on Monday with 21 ways to laugh more, and Tuesday showcased a Calm...

7 olympic events for students

7 olympic events for students

Anna Tarter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Satire

1. Sycophant Scramble An elite group of athletes have trained their whole school career for this occasion. When time starts, Olympians rush to their laptops and fiercely dig through their teacher’s Facebook and various other social media accounts to gather as much information about their interests as ...

Freshman chooses a Mustang Rodeo she has a genuine interest in

Freshman chooses a Mustang Rodeo she has a genuine interest in

Anna Tarter

March 1, 2018


Filed under Satire

On Thursday, February 22, shortly after Eventbrite had been opened for students to reserve tickets for the annual Mustang Rodeo, freshman Courtney Odemis informed her friends that she had already chosen a Mustang Rodeo to attend. According to Isabelle Anderson, a friend of Odemis’, “I mean, I ...

6 Valentine’s Day Cards to send your friends

6 Valentine’s Day Cards to send your friends

Anna Tarter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Satire

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Field Hockey makes history at State Quarter Final

Field Hockey makes history at State Quarter Final

Anna Tarter

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

This fall has been both a memorable and successful season for the George Mason field hockey team. From competing in States for the first time in field hockey history at Mason to marking the first cycle of seniors who have been with the team since eighth grade, this season has certainly been one for the ...

7 Back to School Products That Didn’t Make the Cut

7 Back to School Products That Didn’t Make the Cut

Anna Tarter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Satire

  Painfully Honest Notez Do you want to start the day off with a smile? Well, you can’t. With Painfully Honest Notez, you’ll get what you deserve. These notes are small and perpetually cute, decorated with pinterest-approved smiley faces and über cute borders. To top it off, each note comes with...

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