2024-05-25 12:31 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

‘Office’ Mate Teams With Tahirih Justice Center

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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Most people know him as the quick-witted Dwight Schrute on NBC’s “The Office,” but Rainn Wilson proved he’s more than just a funny face last Sunday during “An Afternoon with Rainn Wilson” at George Washington University, an alumni event sponsored by the Falls Church-based Tahirih Justice […]

Scott’s Penalty Kick Lifts GMHS Girls to State Title

Soccer Thriller in Semi-Finals Paves the Way RADFORD, Va. — Last season was the first for both senior forward Olivia Scott and Head Coach Jennifer Parsons at George Mason High School. Just one year later, the two have teamed up with a core of seasoned veterans and a few exciting freshmen to bring the Mustangs […]

Virginia Group A State Tournament: Mason Girls Soccer Scores First State Title Since 2004

Freshman Miller’s 4 Goals Give Mustangs Championship, Bright Future Friday afternoon, it was Mason High senior Olivia Scott’s moment to shine, nailing the clinching penalty kick in a triumphant victory over defending state champion Radford High School in the state semifinals. Saturday in the group A state championship game, Scott’s last game with George Mason […]

Mason Girls March Uncontested to Regional Title; State Semis Up Next

  After winning the Bull Run District tournament on nail-biting penalty kicks, the George Mason High School varsity girls soccer team stayed sharp, unleashing a torrid fury of offensive output last week in the Region B tournament, outscoring opponents 32-0 to secure the title and a berth in the state tournament this week.

PKs are OK for Mustang Girls, as Mason Takes District Tourney Title

In one of the most thrilling games in recent memory, the George Mason High School varsity girls soccer team conquered their demons, defeating Clarke County last Thursday for the second straight time this season to win the Bull Run tournament final, completing the Mustangs’ sweep of one of the toughest teams in the state.

Stuart Players Pull Off Primo Performance of Arthur Miller

Repressed desires, festering grudges and a few kids looking for power and attention. A dangerous mix in any century, J.E.B. Stuart's recent production of “The Crucible” brought to life the consequences of such a situation and took them to their frightening conclusion.

A Year Later: The F.C. Connection To Webb

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It was just a year ago, on June 13, 2006, that Falls Church resident James Webb bucked the Virginia Democratic establishment to win the party’s primary and the chance to be elected a U.S. Senator later in the year. It turned out, as everyone knows, that not only did Webb pull off a stunning upset […]

Dowd on Drinks: Gin Makes A Comeback

At one time, gin was such a ubiquitous liquor it would have been unthinkable to talk about a comeback for the white spirit. What did the drink of both society sophsticates and college sophomores have to come back from?