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Becky Rasmussen, Emilia Cipriano, Natalia Fredem, and Pariss Quaintance stand in the reflecting pool.

Mason students join March On Washington

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor September 2, 2020

Last Friday, August 28, several Mason students joined thousands at the Lincoln Memorial to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s I Have a Dream speech, which took place in the same location 57 years...

Mason juniors held signs condemning police brutality outside of St. John's Episcopal Church in DC.

Dear Falls Church parents: Let your kids march

Sarah Lambert, Managing Editor June 11, 2020

After watching the anger that has erupted across our country in response to cases of police brutality, Mason students have been asking themselves “What can I do to help?”. Most of us are white, so...

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 4, 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 months since the tragedy, how much has changed?

Two months since the tragedy, how much has changed?

Laura Whitaker, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2018

Two months ago, a wave of devastation spread from Parkland, Florida that turned into something quite unusual: power. Students all around the country gathered as one to fight against guns. This started...

Sophomore Summer Daniels holding the microphone for junior Amanda Byrne who is reading a eulogy off for one of the Parkland shooting victims.  (Photo by Tenzin Namgyel)

Students participate in National Walk Out (3/14)

Tenzin Namgyel March 27, 2018

On March 14 at 10 a.m., exactly one month after the Parkland shooting, thousands of schools participated in a national walk-out to honor the victims and tighter gun restrictions, including George Mason....

NFL players kneel and stand on the sidelines.

NFL protests cause dividing views at Mason

Jay Nesson, Staff Reporter October 13, 2017

Over the past month, National Football League (NFL) players from all different teams across the nation have been kneeling during the National Anthem before their games to protest the police brutality aimed...

Protestors wave signs

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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