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What makes Mason worth it

What makes Mason worth it

Maeve Keating, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features

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 favorite things about coming to school. 1. Enrique the raccoon Around December, there was ...

Iconic Duos: Jacob and Lucas

Iconic Duos: Jacob and Lucas

Kate Karstens, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under Features, News

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 an iconic duo or know of one, please email [email protected] It’s hard to find someone who would rather hang out with their friend and his dad than...

Sallah makes a racquet

Sallah makes a racquet

Allyson Kryk

February 26, 2017


Filed under Sports

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 girls varsity tennis team. Last season, Sallah moved up from the number two seed for singles to the num...

What is FCA?

What is FCA?

Korinne Wills

January 27, 2017


Filed under News

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 of Christian Athletes, is a global organization whose purpose is to bring together athletes w...

Mason falling apart

Mason falling apart

Spencer Marcus

December 20, 2016


Filed under News

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 the school's desperate need of maintenance repairs. Many students have noticed holes in the ceili...

Girls basketball is shooting for a good season

Girls basketball is shooting for a good season

Gabriella Stevens

December 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 going to be stronger,” junior point guard Nicole Bloomgarden said. Last season, Bloomgarden led the ...

George Mason hockey team prepares for a new season

George Mason hockey team prepares for a new season

Alex Kryazhev

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 locker room with their heads hanging low and a look of sheer disbelief on their faces. “Losing is...

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