The Lasso

Kate Karstens
A four-year member of Lasso (2013-17), Kate helped cement Lasso's status as a truly viable news source for the George Mason and Falls Church community. She served a variety of roles from Advertising Manager to Sports Editor, and finally, in her senior year, Editor-in-Chief. She held her staff to high ethical standards and pushed for Falls Church to establish those same standards.

Kate is now an editor with the Daily Tar Heel at the University of North Carolina. You can follow her work here.

Kate Karstens, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2017
High praise for Hills (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Historically fabulous (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
Iconic Duos: Lydia and Bridgett (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Don’t “Get Out” of the theater (Story)
Mar 07, 2017
Iconic Duos: Jacob and Lucas (Story)
Feb 26, 2017
Bond-ing defense: Reed Bond leads boys lacrosse into the 2017 season (Story)
Feb 24, 2017
Iconic Duos: Jack and Grinden (Story)
Feb 03, 2017
Iconic Duos: Zach and Brendon (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Iconic Duos: Korinne and Sydney (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Scenes from Mason Wrestling Senior Night (1/24/17) (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Boys soccer strives for five; girls back again for number ten (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
Why I don’t hate IB (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
Iconic Duos: Jack and Andrew (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
Iconic Duos: Anna and Maeve (Story)
Jan 06, 2017
Iconic Duos: Reed and Ryan (Story)
Dec 12, 2016
Mustang rides (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
Let’s talk about sex(ting) (Story)
Oct 30, 2016
Scenes from the 2016 Homecoming game vs. Warren County (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Scenes from Mason Football 10/7 (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
Scenes from Mason football v. Strasburg 9/30/16 (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Scenes from Mustang Football v. Sidwell Friends 9/9/16 (Story)
Sep 13, 2016
Mustangs dominate Sidwell Friends in ’16 home opener (Story)
Jun 21, 2016
Girls soccer reaches number nine (Story)
Jun 08, 2016
The absent legacy of the Class of 2016 (Story)
May 30, 2016
School board settles on cuts across system, raises fees for GMHS students (Story)
May 11, 2016
Lou Lindsay gives me anxiety (Story)
Apr 29, 2016
Scenes from the IB Art Show (Story)
Apr 04, 2016
Why we need 1-to-1 (Story)
Mar 19, 2016
Stress less, wag more (Story)
Mar 10, 2016
A week without PowerSchool (Story)
Mar 02, 2016
Super Tuesday breakdown (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Academic Infraction Guidelines (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Cheating at Mason [Infographic] (Story)
Feb 29, 2016
Advances in academic infraction policies (Story)
Jan 08, 2016
Juniors experience the Extended Essay workshop (Story)
Jan 08, 2016
The many fields of Ms. Minnifield (Story)
Dec 04, 2015
Fall Sports Recap (Story)
Nov 16, 2015
Scenes from Mason varsity football vs. Amelia (11/13/15) (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Scenes from Mason v. Madison County (10/30/15) (Story)
Oct 19, 2015
Lasso to host School Board candidate forum amid controversy (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
Scenes from Mason v. Clarke Homecoming football game (Story)
Oct 17, 2015
88 Pep Rally photos you don’t want to miss (Story)
Sep 30, 2015
Scenes from Mason vs. William Monroe (9/25/15) (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Mason prepares for matchup against Luray (Story)
Jun 13, 2015
Makerspace or wasted space? (Story)
Mar 26, 2015
Karstens’ Kolumn: Frenzy in Ferguson (Story)
Mar 25, 2015
Fix-it Fowler (Story)
Mar 25, 2015
Experienced player and coach takes on building Mason lacrosse program (Story)
Mar 25, 2015
Leading by example (Story)
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