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2021 Unity March reaffirms Falls Church’s commitment to equity

Sam Mostow, Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2021

Neither a rain postponement nor the Brood X cicadas could stop the second Falls Church Unity March. The Students Aligned for Equity (SAFE) club set up and implemented the march, a follow up of last...

students hold signs

Let’s talk about race. In class.

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...

Hundreds walk in Falls Church Black Lives Matter march

Hundreds walk in Falls Church Black Lives Matter march

Charlie Adams and Sequoia Wyckoff June 5, 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...

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Editorial Board June 3, 2020

Racism exists in America, in Virginia, in Falls Church City, and in the culture of George Mason High School. But non-black students at Mason are not often forced to confront that racism. Because of...

A statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis which had been vandalized with the phrase “this is racist.”

Virginia shouldn’t honor Confederate leaders

Stella Turner, News Editor February 21, 2020

Republican Virginia Delegate Wendell S. Walker proposed a bill in late January in the hopes that it would keep Democrats from demanding the removal of Confederate statues. In spite of Walker’s intentions,...

Richard Spencer speaks on a stage at an alt-right conference in November of 2016.

An investigation of hate groups in Northern Virginia

Evan Jones, News Editor March 9, 2018

In recent decades, statistics indicate that Northern Virginia has become home to reliably liberal voters. In the past three presidential elections, heavily populated counties like Fairfax, Arlington, and...

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