Profit to be made off eSports gaming competitions

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer With a few bucks and a computer, anybody can make money. In the world of gambling, it is very rare you hear talk of betting on eSports, or professional video game matches. Despite it not being a mainstream gambling technique, the eSports gambling market is projected to be worth over $30 billion by the year […]

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Increase in podcast listeners proves radio is not finished yet

Alex Lisa | Staff Writer We thought video killed the radio store, but the once-dominating field of entertainment may be making a comeback. Podcasts have become the modern equivalent to radio, despite only being open to the public eighteen years ago. The term “podcast” was used because they were originally only available on ipod devices, but they have since spread […]

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Marvel’s first black superhero hits the big screen

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer African American superheroes are finally getting their time to shine, and the timing could not be better. In 1966, King T’Challa, also known as the ‘Black Panther,’ first appeared in a Marvel comic book. T’challa was the first African American superhero ever created in the history of comics. Nearly 52 years later, the Black Panther […]

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MHS junior not afraid to show off his dandy style

Luke Hutchinson | Online Editor Some things never go out of style. In the past, a dandy was a male who placed particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language and leisurely hobbies. Dandyism was the expectation for 19th century upper class Englishmen; it was a style marked with excessive refinement. For junior Daniel Caal, it is a lifestyle that fits […]

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Insensitive remark sparks frustration in black community

From left, junior Douglas Arthur-Mensah, senior Jordan Dawson, senior Amaya King, senior Kaleb Jegol, senior Khitajrah Allen, sophomore Ryann Richardson. Asia Porter | Editor-in-Chief Racism is real, and it exists in Mason. Whether that racism be attributed to bigotry or just plain ignorance, black students at Mason High School are saying enough is enough and are demanding they see change […]

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Netflix show reminiscent of ‘The Twilight Zone’

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer The screen turns black showing nothing but your reflection, as you stare into the ‘Black Mirror’ before you, you begin to reflect upon your every action. ‘Black Mirror’ has grown to become a popular anthology series, a collection of different shows all with different characters and plot but following a similar format, on Netflix. Created […]

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Actors learn stage combat for winter production

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer Mason Drama Club is proving that the pen and the sword go hand-in-hand with its winter production of Cyrano de Bergerac. In the play, which opens on January 26, seniors Gerardo Contreras and Liz Rivers engage in a dramatic duel to the death in the large and elegant Parisian theater of the Hotel de Bourgogne. […]

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