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BSU and SJC lead Mason’s plans for Black History Month

Tucker Ward and Elizabeth Creed February 3, 2021

This Monday, February 1, marked the start of Black History Month, and in collaboration with other student groups, the Black Student Union (BSU) has gone all out to bring Black history and education to...

Demonstrators march down Great Falls street.

A look back on the world events of 2020

Stella Turner, Features Editor December 31, 2020

A few obvious events come to mind when we think of how 2020 will go down in history. As the ongoing pandemic continues to occupy every portion of our lives, here’s a look back at ten major world events...

Becky Rasmussen, Emilia Cipriano, Natalia Fredem, and Pariss Quaintance stand in the reflecting pool.

Mason students join March On Washington

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor September 2, 2020

Last Friday, August 28, several Mason students joined thousands at the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have a Dream speech, which took place in the same location 57 years...

Mason juniors held signs condemning police brutality outside of St. John's Episcopal Church in DC.

Dear Falls Church parents: Let your kids march

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor June 11, 2020

After watching the anger that has erupted across our country in response to cases of police brutality, Mason students have been asking themselves “What can I do to help?”. Most of us are white, so...

Demonstrators march down Great Falls street.

Video: Falls Church Black Lives Matter Unity March

Charlie Adams and Colter Adams June 5, 2020

The Lasso put together a video of the Falls Church Black Lives Matter Unity March on June 4, using footage of the event, interviews with organizers and speakers, and an original score. For more...

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