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A complete review of 10 popular fonts

A complete review of 10 popular fonts

Want to procrastinate writing that English essay by contemplating which font to use? Look no further! Members of The Lasso’s Features section review ten of the most popular fonts. Elizabeth: To...

Every Day is Fry-Day

Clara Kasik and Isabel Costa December 19, 2019

There's no denying that the people of Falls Church City love french fries. You can find them in many of our local restaurants.  We decided to test some of the different fries around the Little City...

Playbill for the play.

School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play brings the Mean Girls of Ghana to D.C.

Alex Schwartz, Staff Reporter November 1, 2019

Hitting the Round House Theater at the start of September, School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play, is a hit in the realm of off-broadway performances. Set in central Ghana during 1986, School Girls...

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“IGOR”: What does it mean?

George Price, Staff Reporter May 23, 2019

"On midnight of May 17th, Grammy-nominated artist Tyler Okonma or Tyler, The Creator released his sixth album titled "IGOR," named after the infamous movie character that was seen in many horror movies...

Dog pose for thanksgiving wearing hats

Thanksgiving, a review

Isabella Sisson December 5, 2018

Thanksgiving is truly an enigma; I mean, compare it to other holidays. It doesn’t have a huge hype around it and kids honestly don’t seem to care about it in this generation. Thanksgiving just kind...

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Northside Social: Falls Church’s Newest Coffee Spot Reviewed

James Weichert, Contributor September 24, 2018
You come back from your summer break and you’re looking to start the new school year on the right foot. That means new school supplies, new clothes, and a perhaps even a new study routine. If that’s the case, why not take an hour or two to visit Northside Social, the newest coffee shop in The Little City. The café, which doubles as both a bakery and full-service restaurant, opened this June.
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The best movies of 2017

Evan Stegenga January 17, 2018

Coco Pixar is back at it again! Pixar’s Coco was their nineteenth feature film about a young boy and his journey with music. Miguel wants to become a professional musician, but he encounters...

The cover of David Sangberg's newest The Conjuring series movie, Annabelle Creation. It came out this year, and is a prequel to Sandberg's previous movie, Annabelle.

Movie review for Annabelle: Creation

Evan Stegenga October 2, 2017

Creepy dolls and old, creaky houses always have a special place in the heart of horror fanatics. Lucky for them, Annabelle: Creation (2017) is packed to the brim with all of the components to make a terrifying...

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Album review of Khalid’s “American Teen”

Viraj Suri March 30, 2017

With some help from Kylie Jenner’s Snapchat stories, Khalid’s silky and sultry ‘Location’ became his first hit and gave him more than 50 millions plays on Spotify plus a record deal with RCA Records,...

Promotional photo from movie Moonlight

Movie Review: “Moonlight”

Liam Bridge March 19, 2017

Movie Director Barry Jenkins has not only created a movie that any audience member can connect with, but also a movie igniting great empathy for its characters. “Moonlight” is the story of an African...

Promotional poster for Get Out

Don’t “Get Out” of the theater

Kate Karstens, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2017

I have never squirmed so much in my entire life. Ordinarily, I can comfort myself in horror movies because ghosts aren’t real, people don’t have chainsaws for hands, and there are no such things as...

Album covers of Future

Future’s Double Header: Trash and Treasure

Viraj Suri March 8, 2017

Future, the 33 year old Atlanta-based rapper, singer, and auto-tune enthusiast has - finally - foregone the sensitive, emotional music style best known from his earlier albums, Pluto and Honest. He’s...

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