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Northside Social: Falls Church’s Newest Coffee Spot Reviewed

Northside Social: Falls Church’s Newest Coffee Spot Reviewed

James Weichert, Contributor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Features

You come back from your summer break and you’re looking to start the new school year on the right foot. That means new school supplies, new clothes, and a perhaps even a new study routine. If that’s the case, why not take an hour or two to visit Northside Social, the newest coffee shop in The Little City. The café, which doubles as both a bakery and full-service restaurant, opened this June.

Dear Falls Church parents: chill out

Dear Falls Church parents: chill out

West Hagler, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

wish I was a kid during the 1980’s. Not because of the mullet, leg warmers, corny romantic comedies, or the Pet Shop Boys (those I can do without). Instead, I wish that my friends and I could have the freedom that so many of our parents experienced.

Arts in the Little City

Arts in the Little City

Fernanda Molina, Managing Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Opened just about a year ago, The Falls Church Arts Gallery is a brand new edition to downtown Falls Church  that offers a wide range of art events and classes to all members of the community. The Falls Church Gallery of Arts, a non-profit, community based arts and education program, is located o...

An investigation of hate groups in Northern Virginia

An investigation of hate groups in Northern Virginia

Evan Jones, News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News

In recent decades, statistics indicate that Northern Virginia has become home to reliably liberal voters. In the past three presidential elections, heavily populated counties like Fairfax, Arlington, and Falls Church City have led the historically conservative state to support the Democratic candidat...

The Evolution of George Mason through clubs and customs

The Evolution of George Mason through clubs and customs

Melissa Boyle

June 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Homecoming pictures at a pumpkin patch, being combined with the middle school, and clubs such as Future Homemakers of America are only a couple of the things that are not around anymore. George Mason High School has been here since 1952, and throughout the years there has been a lot of change, which...

Scenes from FC’s annual Memorial Day Parade

Scenes from FC’s annual Memorial Day Parade

Celeste Nguyen

June 13, 2017


Filed under Features

One of the most prominent traditions of Falls Church is the annual Memorial Day Parade, and 2017 was no different. Here are some of the the highlights from this year's parade. [huge_it_gallery id="42"]

Rare Bird: from roasting in popcorn makers to latte art

Rare Bird: from roasting in popcorn makers to latte art

David Martinez

December 13, 2016


Filed under News

Nestled on the corner of West Broad and Maple Street lies one of Falls Church City’s newest venues: Rare Bird Coffee Roasters. The shop only opened about two months ago, and it is already a clear favorite of many. At almost any time of day the woody interior is full of customers, from young colleg...

Top seven sandwiches in Falls Church

Top seven sandwiches in Falls Church

Ahmed Elzamzami

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features

Cali Chicken from Mike's Deli It's been a long debate here at Mason on whether the Cali Chicken is better than Dixie Chicken. The answer is Cali Chicken. The Cali Chicken tastes like a nice little exotic sandwich you reward yourself with after a long day of collecting seashells on the Gulf o...

A book lover’s dream on Falls Church’s doorstep

A book lover’s dream on Falls Church’s doorstep

Annie Castillo

January 15, 2016


Filed under Features

I’ve forgotten how many times I’ve bought books. Over the years, the number must be unreasonably high. It’s easy to get lost in a story, or drawn in by a few stories before you even leave the fiction section, and deciding you absolutely must add it to the connection. One thing I can always remember...

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