Student and extra-terrestrial form Special Bond

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer ET Phone homecoming? A certain extra-terrestrial doll has started to accompany senior Leia Bulger to school events. Bulger has been taking an 18-inch rubberized doll of E.T., the eponymous character of Steven Spielberg’s hit film, to multiple events around the school. ‘E.T.’ was a gift Bulger received from a friend over the summer. Bulger said […]

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Homecoming Forces Girls to Face Personal Insecurities

Hannah Libby | Staff Writer Homecoming might be the worst night of the year for some girls, but the dance isn’t to blame — the dresses are.  Homecoming, a season many associate with fun and excitement, is stressful for a large number of Mason girls because of the pressure to find the perfect dress. Vanity sizing, the decrease in sizing […]

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Classical music band giving back to community

Archie Barton | Staff Writer Young musicians could be the key to changing people’s lives in the local community. Founded in 2017, Accelerando is a classical music band of high school students using their talents to give back to the community. Junior and pianist Alex Ye, one of the band’s founders, said the band’s desire to share their love for […]

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Diverse restaurants gaining popularity in Mason

Move over, McDonald’s — the people of Mason are bringing home Bibibop instead. New restaurants are making their way into Mason’s storefronts and are getting noticed by the students of MHS. Bibibop, among the most popular, serves Korean cuisine and was founded in 2013 just 2 hours north in Columbus. The new food options are healthier than some of their […]

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Strong faith helps Singleton overcome hardships

Shravani Page | Staff Writer When the average person thinks of witchcraft, they may think about witches, potions, maybe even Harry Potter. But a student at William Mason High School has learned to utilize witchcraft and paganism as a coping mechanism to overcome adversity.  Paganism is different from some of the world’s more common religions. Originating in Ancient Greece and […]

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Migraine sufferers struggle with daily learning

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | Staff Writer Students suffering from migraines have to face the head-spinning choice between school and avoiding pain.  Migraines can come with headaches, disorientation, and light or sound sensitivity. Students who suffer from them can have a difficult time getting through the school day full of fluorescent lights and loud hallways. Senior Ishana Galgali started to experience all […]

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Diwali embraced by religions across Mason

Kaelyn Rodrigues | Staff Writer Most holidays are celebrated by a single religion. This Indian festival is shared by three. Diwali is a five day-long holiday observed in several religions, including Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism. Although each religion celebrates Diwali at the same time, they have different meanings behind the holiday and sometimes refer to it under varying names to […]

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Organization Connects Students to Culture and Politics

Shravani Page | Staff Writer Members of William Mason High School are poised to create a difference in the communities and encourage teenagers to become involved politically. William Mason High School has become a hub composed of differing ideologies. From discussing controversies to conspiracies, politics have unsurprisingly entered the mix which has led to a recent influx of political organizations […]

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How to tik the Tok

Della Johnson | Staff Writer Making every second count has led everyday students to stardom. TikTok, previously called musical.ly, is a video-sharing social app. After the change in titles in mid-2018, the app had slow beginnings. Many viewed it as “cringey,” or a meme. However, it has recently been extremely popular. Currently, the app has around 500 million active users, […]

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Athletes Not the Only Ones Committing to Colleges

Anna Kinasewitz | Staff Writer Seven percent. That’s the percentage of high school athletes that go on to compete at the collegiate level.  Tweets, Instagram posts, and celebrations are all made when an athlete decides to take the leap and commit to a school to continue their sports career. Hours of practice go into perfecting their skills and getting them […]

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Student trumpeter cashing in on his music

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer Senior Harmon Byerly isn’t trying to toot his own horn, but he is making a bit of money off it. Byerly is a trumpeter who is making money off his playing. He records his playing and works with companies that are willing to pay him for his skills.  He started recording late his sophomore year, […]

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