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Let’s talk about race. In class.

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Umika Pathak, Contributor

June 23, 2020

Umika Pathak is a rising senior at GMHS. She serves on the senior class SCA. A favorite joke of the Mason student body is the issue of diversity in Falls Church. We are a wealthy and predominantly white community which perhaps offers up some hardy comedic material. I too laugh at these jokes, a...

Change our school names – then change the way we talk about history

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Sequoia Wyckoff and Eva Williams

June 11, 2020

On June 9, the School Board briefly discussed the prospect of changing the names of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and George Mason High School. This was prompted by a community-wide discussion about the school names, following national demonstrations protesting police violence against black Ameri...

The Evolution of George Mason through clubs and customs

9th Grade Hobby Club, 1952

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 School has been here since 1952, and throughout the years there has been a lot of change, which...

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