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The brand new geothermal Mason

Eli Wildman, Staff Reporter May 20, 2021

Outside the new George Mason High School, the view is majestic. Towering wings, expansive terraces, and stretching windows fill your view. The features of this massive new $120 million building go on incessantly....

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Mason students “ecstatic…proud…frustrated” at name change decision

Anna Tarter, Managing Editor December 10, 2020

On Tuesday, the Falls Church City School Board voted unanimously to rename George Mason High school and Thomas Jefferson Elementary school. For more information about the decision, click here. Here’s...

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VHSL adopts third model of reopening, postpones all sports until December

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief July 27, 2020

In a 34-1 vote on Monday, the Virginia High School League voted to adopt the third model of reopening high school sports for the upcoming school year, postponing all sports until at least December and...

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Clearing up those winter spirit week rumors. Maybe?

Olaiya Lewis, Staff Reporter January 24, 2020

Every year students look forward to the Winter Pep Rally and Spirit week plans. This year it’s been hard to separate rumors from what is actually happening. Questions like: “When is the Winter Formal?”...

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New coaching staff leads Mustang Football to strong start

West Hagler, Staff Reporter September 25, 2017

The 2017 football season is underway and with it comes a huge change in the Mason football program. George Mason High School has hired six new varsity coaches, with the head coach position being filled...

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A recap of week one

Estelle Timar-Wilcox September 18, 2017

The school year kicked off on Tuesday September 7 without a hitch... or, well, almost. The week was the usual ordeal of new classes, new students, readjusting to the school schedule, and a few firsts for...

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The 18 Year Old Declaration makes me feel 8

Anna DuBro March 27, 2017

I love being 18. I’m excited to be able to vote. I can buy lottery tickets and drive after midnight. I can get selected for jury duty and must now make my own doctor’s appointments. I am an adult....

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Around the world in 7 years: Meet Rivers Hoag

Jessie Beddow March 25, 2017

I looked to the sophomore girl sitting next to me at the new student orientation in early September and asked where she came from. “Well, I’ve actually been living on a boat for the past seven years,”...

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Movie Review: “Moonlight”

Liam Bridge March 19, 2017

Movie Director Barry Jenkins has not only created a movie that any audience member can connect with, but also a movie igniting great empathy for its characters. “Moonlight” is the story of an African...

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Mason’s Black Student Union visits the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Nhari Djan, Features Editor March 17, 2017

An appropriate way to end Black History Month, students in the Black Student Union (BSU) were given the opportunity to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday, February...

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No hate, no fear

Grace Hughes March 17, 2017

On January 29, thousands of people lined the DC streets leading up to the White House, nine out of ten holding up brightly colored signs and chanting “No hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here.”...

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