Technology empowers our creative sides

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Recently, I went to a craft show at Lakota West. Contrary to popular belief, it was full. With technology crowding every corner of our lives, a common argument is that we have lost all appreciation for little, more trivial things. It has surfaced almost everywhere; when a technology conversation comes up, it is usually joined by an assertion […]

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Staff Editorial: We need to take advantage of what “Ignite your vision” has to offer

Finally, they are listening. It’s a shame, however, that students have nothing to say. Recently, Mason High School started “Ignite Your Vision”, a program that allows students to generate ideas, pitch them to administration, and get them approved to be implemented, possibly even with funding. The program was a administration’s response when they heard the claims that student opinions were not being taken into consideration. The website “masonignite.com” was […]

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Opinion: We can do better.

Henri Robbins | Staff Writer  Trash is left on the ground, tables and everywhere in between. Students eat in the large and small commons for an hour and a half during the school day.   Mason is a mess. Now, that’s not a jab at administration. It isn’t meant to attack any teachers. It’s meant for the students, because the state […]

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Opinion: Goodbye, Firehawk

Lily Geiser | Staff Writer Dear Kings Island: We need to talk. Listen, I’ve been visiting your theme park for as long as I can remember. When I was five, we were getting Gold Passes and riding the bumper cars and the Backyardigans swing ride. I’ve been with you through thick and thin, and you’ve changed. A lot. Remember when […]

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Staff Editorial: Kavanaugh hearings emphasize need for maturity in politics

This one was polarizing. Like it always is. Every month there seems to be a new scandal, and every month it seems to get more and more polarizing and divisive. This month’s scandal was historic though, and not because of the political significance.  The Kavanaugh hearing showed how truly divisive and disrespectful politics have become. It’s bad in the Supreme […]

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Staff Editorial: Nike cashed in on Kaepernick controversy

Everyone’s seen it. “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Nike’s recent advertisement, which revealed a new partnership with former 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who knelt during the pre-game national anthem in August 2016, triggered a rapid social media response. All throughout Twitter and Instagram, everyone felt the need to either support Nike, or to condemn them. People […]

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