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Pumpkin spicing things up

Isabel Costa and Clara Kasik October 26, 2020

Fall in Falls Church is finally here, and along with Halloween window painting and colorful trees, we have another favorite sign of the season: pumpkin flavored food. We tried out as many pumpkin flavored...

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...

Hundreds walk in Falls Church Black Lives Matter march

Hundreds walk in Falls Church Black Lives Matter march

Charlie Adams and Sequoia Wyckoff June 5, 2020

On Thursday, June 4, hundreds of George Mason students and other Falls Church community members participated in the Falls Church Black Lives Matter Unity Walk. The event was organized by sophomores...

Two men, one standing with a guitar, the other sitting and playing a shaker, play for a crowd at the market.

The Farmer’s Market: a Falls Church City tradition

Liam Timar-Wilcox, News Editor November 21, 2019

The Falls Church Farmers Market is an important part of the Little City and is a popular place to buy fruit, produce, meat, baked goods, and more from local sources. The market is held every Saturday from...

Families lounging around the park during the day

Falls Church adds pocket park to Broad

Emma McDonald, Staff Reporter September 30, 2019

This summer a small “pocket park” was placed on the 100th block of W. Broad Street to the left of Hot N’ Juicy Crawfish and the Little City Creamery ice cream shop.  The park is placed on top...

Photo of a café

Northside Social: Falls Church’s Newest Coffee Spot Reviewed

James Weichert, Contributor September 24, 2018
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.
A mother wraps her son in bubble wrap.

Dear Falls Church parents: chill out

West Hagler, Staff Reporter September 18, 2018
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.
Street view of the Kensington.

Arts in the Little City

Fernanda Molina, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2018

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...

Richard Spencer speaks on a stage at an alt-right conference in November of 2016.

An investigation of hate groups in Northern Virginia

Evan Jones, News Editor March 9, 2018

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...

9th Grade Hobby Club, 1952

The Evolution of George Mason through clubs and customs

Fernanda Molina and Melissa Boyle June 14, 2017

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...

Bolivian dancers in costume

Scenes from FC’s annual Memorial Day Parade

Celeste Nguyen June 13, 2017

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"]

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