Opinion: Comet DNA is practical

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer At the beginning of this school year, we were introduced to the concept of Comet DNA and it received some mixed reactions from MHS Students. The slogan has slowly evolved into an amusing catchphrase that our teachers and administrators like to throw around. But if we dissect what Comet DNA represents and evaluate it at […]

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Staff Editorial 11/17 Society perpetuates sexual abuse by invalidating victims’ accusations

In a twisted way, it is as if sexual abuse is trending nowadays. Every day, you can turn on the TV to see yet another headline accusing yet another individual of power taking advantage of girls and women in their most vulnerable states. Within the past month, accusations against media mogul Harvey Weinstein, former team USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry […]

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Opinion: Take a Political Break

It’s been a year since Donald Trump was elected president; I am thankful that it has happened. President Trump has had almost one year in the Oval Office and that being said, he’s accomplished a small amount of things, we still have Obamacare, there is no wall and the United State’s debt is at 20 trillion dollars and counting. The […]

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Opinion: What Counts as representation?

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer I’m not angry. I’m not disappointed. I’m just extremely, unbelievably confused. Almost as soon as October started, I began a ritual which I’m sure many others across the nation share: checking off my list of Halloween movies to watch. Monster Squad, Lost Boys, Nightmare Before Christmas, It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, it’s a long […]

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Opinion: National Anthem Protests Are Ineffective

Bryan Hudnell | Staff Writer What has changed since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee during the national anthem? It has been over a year since the former 49ers quarterback first protested racial inequality and police brutality, but what does America have to show for it? It is hard to argue that any significant change has resulted from these protests. […]

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Opinion: Standard of Perfection

Alexandra Lisa | Staff Writer Mason holds unrealistic expectation that students must thrive. High school is the point in time where students are being pulled in a hundred different directions. Our interests aren’t clear enough, even to us, to know what we want to do with our futures, and that phrase “Oh, you have plenty of time to figure it […]

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Staff Editorial 9/22 Harvey, Irma prove disaster to be only unifying force for divided nation

Throughout our nation’s history, we have drawn battle lines over political, social and economic wars. And while our differences always seem to resolve themselves with time, it is not until disaster strikes that we truly unite as a nation. In 1941, we turned against each other, for we saw our diversity, the fabric of our nation, as a hinderance rather […]

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Opinion: Abolish the Penny

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer We have been through a lot over the past year. A shock presidency, Brexit, and even the Patriots winning another Superbowl. All this distracting us from an issue that the United States Government needs to address, the end of penny production. Imagine you are in charge of a luxury car company, and for each car, […]

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