See what you think 5/15

Is MHS unfairly blocking social media? complied by Madison Krell and Sonia Rayka  “[It’s not fair] because we like to tweet about how sad we are during the day.” Zack George, freshman “I don’t really mind because it’s a smartphone so I can turn the Wi-Fi off and use the 4GLTE so I can get on no matter what.” Bryan […]

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See what you think 4/11

Would you rather take driving school online or in a traditional class? compiled by Meghan Harris “I’d rather take driving school in class because you’re with an instructor and you have other peers around you.” Mary Hager, freshman “In class because I’d pay attention more; there are less distractions.” Jacob Sewell, sophomore “In class because people are bad drivers and you get more instruction.” Nate Shepherd, junior […]

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See what you think 3/14

What is your opinion on the cultural pressures to lighten or darken your skin? complied by Monica Brucher, Lindsay McCalmont and Kelly Noriega “I think you can do what you want to do as long as you don’t look like a walking bag of doritos.” Jordyn Mitchell, sophomore “I think there’s too much pressure to do it.” Katie Puisis, junior “I think people […]

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See what you think 2/14

Which are better – “blizzard bags” or extra days into the summer? complied by Monica Brucher “School in summer [because blizzard bags cause] extra work on top of work we have already.” Morgan Smith, junior “School in summer because I don’t like blizzard bags and I feel like they took too long and you had to work a lot longer than you would in class.” Jake […]

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See what you think 1/17

Is Piada a threat to Chipotle? complied by Sonia Rayka and Meghan Harris “Piada isn’t taking over because Chipotle is already much more popular and everyone likes it a lot.” Quinn Hecker, freshman “Maybe. I think Piada is good Italian food and convenient like Chipotle. There’s one in Centerville we used to go to after soccer games and now it’s […]

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See what you think 11/22

What’s more important – the taste or trend of Starbucks? Compiled by Katie Hibner and Matt Marvar. “I don’t really care if I’m drinking out of a Starbucks [cup]. If it doesn’t taste good…then I don’t want it. I don’t really care about the image of Starbucks.” Ana Harrison, senior “I like Starbucks [better than other coffee brands] because they […]

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See what you think 10/25

What are you neglecting in your life because of other stressful activities? Compiled by Staff Writer Sonia Rayka “I’m neglecting more of the social aspect of my life because I don’t really have time to hang out…” Nayonika Banerjee, junior “I’d say you have to neglect things you actually want to do in favor of things you have to do…to […]

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See what you think 5/17

What are you looking forward to next year? compiled by Meghan Harris “[I’m looking forward to] lacrosse senior night.” Jessica Cedrone, junior “[I’m looking forward to] just being an upperclassman and being able to drive.” Landon Sage, sophomore “[I’m looking forward to] sitting in the senior section at football games.” Rachel Frogge, junior “[I’m looking forward to] next year’s track […]

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See what you think 4/19

As MHS continues to grow, do you think individuals can stand out? compiled by Katie Hibner “Everyone is important in their own way. As long as you find your niche where people see you as some[one,] the size of Mason doesn’t matter.”  Peter Mintz, senior  “It is possible to stand out because we are in a public school [without uniforms.] […]

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See what you think 3/15

What is the line between cheating and cutting corners? compiled by Emily Culberson “I think cutting corners means you are trying to find the easiest way to get stuff but cheating isn’t actually doing your work [at all], it is stealing somebody else’s work.” Jonathan Firsdon, sophomore “Well when you’re cheating you take somebody else’s ideas, which is completely unacceptable, […]

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What you think 2/15

Underclassmen, what worries you about the upcoming schedule changes? compiled by Meghan Harris and Erin Brush “I think it’s going to be kind of weird. We’ve been on trimesters forever so the change is going to be hard.” Annie Notton, freshman “I think it’s going to be harder for people who are so used to trimesters their whole life. Especially […]

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What you think 1/18

“I think asking for phone numbers is annoying because anyone can see the numbers and it’s not private enough.” Sree Brahmamdam, senior “Don’t post any inappropriate pictures and [no one] needs to know everything you’re doing, like brushing your teeth.” Leah Ford, freshman “People don’t need to keep drama, fights, and ‘lovey-dovey’ stuff on [Facebook].” Brandon O’Shaughnessy, senior “All throughout […]

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What you think 11/30

How do you feel about the Rave Movie Theater now possessing a license to sell alcohol? compiled by Emily Culberson “It scares me [that the movie theater started selling alcohol because] it is dark in [movie theaters] and if someone gets drunk…who knows whats going on?” Maddie Seiller, sophomore “I think it is fine. It’s all [depends on] how people […]

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“I’m a Republican because I believe people should work hard for what they get and it shouldn’t be given to them.” Megan Drake, junior “I’m a Democrat. I’m really big on women’s rights and gay rights and I like Obamacare. I’m just a really big Obama supporter.” Mimi Castanias, senior “I’m a Republican because I agree with the conservative principles. […]

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What You Think 9/28

Compiled by “I think it’ll be very effective because people like to follow the rules. If they’re put in place a law then people are going to try and follow that.” Matt Stewart, junior “I think with the phone’s, it will be good, but with GPS. …You can’t tell kids not to use it if they do not know where […]

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What you think 4/20

Compiled by Katherine Hansen “The main things I look for when I’m thinking about a political affiliation are more social issues since I don’t really have to pay taxes or anything like that so I have the benefit of looking more at where a political candidate stands on the social issues and that’s the main thing for me. Economics obviously […]

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What you think 3/16

Do you feel targeted by alcohol advertisements? “The propaganda that has been slung at me over the past four years of my high school career has been outrageous, not to mention the peer pressure involved with alcohol. It’s made me feel very uncomfortable at many times throughout my high school career and I for one am outraged that alcohol companies […]

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What you think 2/17

What are your thoughts on the new Facebook button and do you think it will accomplish anything? “I think it’s a good idea [for the Facebook button] just because…there are so many stories nowadays about people getting bullied…and people having suicidal thoughts. …I think the only problem is the fact that Facebook is so big and you never really know […]

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