STAFF EDITORIAL: 9-28

“Eat your vegetables!” “Those shorts are too short!” “It’s time for ‘the talk.’” While these phrases were coined from our parents, they are now transeferring into the administration and teacher jargon. As parents demand for schools to do more–better nutrition plans, safer schools, more attention–they are forcing teachers to become the surrogate parents of each high school student. No longer […]

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STAFF EDITORIAL – 4/20

Becoming a poster child takes courage… Oftentimes courage is sprawled across headlines in epic tales of heroism. Firefighters, surgeons and mission workers push the boundaries everyday of human strength and tenacity across the globe, but sometimes, the most courageous people are those who find strength in average circumstances at the local level and overcome the invisible boundaries most people push […]

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STAFF EDITORIAL – 3/16

Elvis tame compared to today’s artists… For as long as music has existed, critics of the most popular artists have always claimed that the music they are producing is vulgar and they stand for a generation of misdirected youth. In the mid 1950’s no other was so criticized as Elvis Presley. The adult generation stuck up their noses at his […]

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STAFF EDITORIAL – 2/17

Boy’s body image problems taboo… Body image is a decidedly feminine subject. Girls, from a young age worry about their hair, their weight, their height—it’s just a “girl” thing. But, the truth is, boys also worry about their body image. The societal ideal for a man is tall, lean, muscular and dominant as can be seen strutting down every cat-walk, […]

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Staff Editorial – 1/20

The School Board is facing an extremely difficult time in the near future and, despite a past record of disagreements amongst the members of the board, it is crucial that they get accustomed to working together and coming to a quick decision in the next few months. Along with the retirement of eight-year president, Debbie Delp, the board has added […]

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Staff Editorial 12/2

In light of recent events at Mason High School, teachers have taken on a new role. Branching outside of the everyday curriculum, the teaching profession now requires less power point presentations and more real life conversations with students. When disaster strikes a student body, whether it be in the form of a student death or tragic accident, people need to […]

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Staff Editorial

Financial worry is a staple in the life of an upcoming college student; scholarships are rare and you can pretty much forget about a full ride these days, but to make all matters worse, the test that determines if students can get money from a college, leaves them broke before they ever make it there. The ACT not only costs […]

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Staff Editorial: Subway vs. McDonalds

Since Subway has passed McDonalds in the number of restaurants worldwide, most people would immediately begin to think that our society is making strides to become a healthier human population. While Subway may provide Veggie Delites instead of Big Macs, this simple accomplishment doesn’t prove healthier eating. In reality, it simply proves that sometimes, Americans would like a salty bag […]

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Staff Editorial: Pay-to-play

The routine morning workouts, the after-school tryouts and the long practices are routine in an athlete’s vocabulary in his or her quest to make a team. But next year, after seeing their names on the team roster, Mason High School athletes will have to hand over a $150 fee — a payment to participate.

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Staff Editorial: Seniors’ desire for retouched photos has crossed the line

As our friends hand out their wallet-sized senior pictures throughout their senior year, we can’t help but notice that the people in these pictures aren’t the people we see every day in class. The pictures hold an airbrushed model, a person who barely resembles our friends. Senior picture retouching goes too far when it does not truthfully represent students. By […]

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