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The holiday movies you need to be watching

The holiday movies you need to be watching

Lizzie Thornton

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features

    A Christmas Carol (2009) PG The animated re-telling of a Charles Dickens Christmas classic.The story follows Ebenezer Scrooge, an old man, who is well-known for his cranky and miserable ways. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by a series of ghosts to help him to find joy in the holida...

Mason football ends ‘16 season

Mason football ends ‘16 season

Lizzie Thornton

November 29, 2016


Filed under Sports

The pass was thrown a little short for the Mason varsity football team’s season. Despite last season’s record of 8-3 and a playoff run, this year's team finished their season with a record of  2-7. “I think that we did really well… we never had a full team after the second win,” head coach T...

Scenes from the JV Show

Scenes from the JV Show

Lizzie Thornton

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Gallery, Multimedia

This year’s JV show was filled with comedy, dancing, singing, and musical talents. The money raised from the show will be used for the junior and senior prom.                     ...

Survival guide for new students

Survival guide for new students

Lizzie Thornton

October 14, 2016


Filed under Features

104 new students came to George Mason this year, and it’s hard not to take notice while walking through the crowded hallways. The Lasso has gathered some advice from fellow new students and counselors on how to adapt and strive at Mason. “It is really important to meet other people and to feel a part of th...

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