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Reading in Quarantine

Book cover of One of Us is Lying
What to read for all of the bookworms out there.
May 20, 2020

More of a book person? Looking for some great books to read in quarantine? We have a great selection for you! From dystopian adventures like Hunger Games, to thriller mysteries like One of Us is Lying,...

Movies to Watch in Quarantine

Promotional poster for Avengers Endame
Great movie recommendations for all those long days and nights stuck inside!
May 20, 2020

Looking for some great movies to watch? You have come to the right place! From movies that keep you on the edge of your seat, to movies you will need tissues for we have got it all. We polled Mason...

An evening in the shadow of Coach Bravin

Bravin talks to Dan Forgas
February 27, 2020

I walked into the Pit sixty-three minutes before the start of the first game of Friday night’s boys and girls basketball playoff doubleheader. This evening, instead of being a casual fan, I was here...

New coach, new team

The basketball team gets ready for their game.
Boys varsity basketball has experienced a revitalization despite losing key players and hiring a new coach.
January 24, 2020

The George Mason boys varsity basketball team prepares to play their 15th game of the season against Central (Woodstock) tonight at 7:30 in the pit. After a 19-9 season last year, the Mustangs lost some...

Clearing up those winter spirit week rumors. Maybe?

Basketball going through hoop
What is the truth and what are the lies?
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?”...

What makes Mason worth it

What makes Mason worth it
May 1, 2019

With all of the stress that comes along with being a student at Mason, it is important to remember the things that make coming to school a fun experience; unique to being a Mustang. Here are our top ten...

Iconic Duos: Jacob and Lucas

Students walk the senior hall
March 7, 2017

In this series by Lasso editor, Kate Karstens, well-known senior iconic duos in Mason are featured. This week, the spotlight is on Jacob Zorniak and Lucas Zullo. If you believe that you are a member of...

Sallah makes a racquet

Sallah makes a racquet
February 26, 2017

Junior Yatou Sallah’s killer serve and ability to hit winners on any part of the court are enough to intimidate her opponents, but Sallah’s game and mental focus are vital to her role on the Mason...

What is FCA?

What is FCA?
January 27, 2017

A small group of students trickle into the Aux Gym at the beginning of Mustang Block. They gather around a box of Dunkin Donuts and Cheese-it's, ready to talk about school… and God. FCA, or the Fellowship...

Mason falling apart

Damaged wall
December 20, 2016

Throughout the fall months, Mr. Seve Padilla, Falls Church City Public Schools Director of Facilities and Security Services, gave tours of George Mason in order to bring attention to serious issues regarding...

Girls basketball is shooting for a good season

Basketball team in a huddle
December 9, 2016

It’s the beginning of December, which means the winter sports season is already in full swing, including the highly anticipated girls basketball season. “I feel like we are prepared, and we are...

George Mason hockey team prepares for a new season

George Mason hockey team prepares for a new season
November 15, 2016

The 9-1 loss to Robinson High School was devastating to the George Mason High School varsity hockey team as they did not begin the 2016-17 season with an encouraging victory. Many players walked into the...

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