Opinion

Exchange programs are worth it

Everyone dreams of being able to travel one day - to experience different cultures, meet diverse people, eat new food and see fascinating landscapes. Yet for most people, traveling is a distant hope for the fut...

Unpopular opinion: Snapchat sucks.

“Unpopular Opinions” are exactly that. These opinions are those of the authors alone, and do not represent the opinions of The Lasso or of George Mason High School. You’d have to be living under a rock if yo...

Guns for everyone?

Note: Beating a Dead Horse is a regular satire column from Lasso authors. All names and likenesses are fictional. The Lasso Editorial Board and FCCPS do not espouse or endorse opinions expressed in these column...

We should run, not hide during a lockdown

“Unpopular Opinions” are exactly that. These opinions are those of the authors alone, and do not represent the opinions of The Lasso or of George Mason High School. In the event of a school shooting, anyon...
A Guns at School sign.

Guns do not make schools any safer

The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida sparked nationwide conversations regarding gun safety in schools.To combat this ongoing issue, President Donald Trump proposed a "solution" which would end gun vi...

7 olympic events for students

1. Sycophant Scramble An elite group of athletes have trained their whole school career for this occasion. When time starts, Olympians rush to their laptops and fiercely dig through their teacher’s Facebook ...