15 inches of fame: Jacob Denny

Compiled by Thom Carter | Staff Writer A traditional outdoorsman, senior Jacob Denny sports an intimidating beard, consumes a carnivorous diet and has been fishing since the age of two. His outdoorsmanship has landed him 15 inches of fame.

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I’m “wired”

Megan McCormack | Staff Writer Since Apple, Inc. launched it in late 2001, the iPod has evolved from the classic iPod to the Shuffle, the Nano and, most recently, the iTouch. As our technology has advanced, more and more people have iPods on their persons at all times, becoming “wired” to the devices, according to sophomore Kyle Bonomoni. Bonomoni said […]

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The not-so-nuclear family

Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer The television show “Modern Family,” which airs Wednesday nights on ABC, has served as an introduction to the lives of everyday modern families all around the U.S., such as blended families and homosexual-couple families which are featured on the show, according to senior Kenny McNulty. For Kenny, having two moms makes his family a modern […]

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15 inches of fame: Carolyn Hilley

Compiled by Megan McCormack | Staff Writer Photo by Megan McCormack Many Mason High School students have a favorite color that they enjoy sporting occassionally. But sophomore Carolyn Hilley, among singing in the pop-jazz acapella group Note-orious, has a wardrobe full of several purple articles of clothing.

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Various parenting styles revealed by Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”

Janie Simonton | Staff Writer The Helicopter Parent. The Tiger Mother. The Deadbeat Dad. With so many parenting personalities, it becomes difficult to decide which style is appropriate for a specific dynamic. According to a study of Anita Gurian, Ph.D., of the New York University Child Center, parents are forced to make decisions about parenting “right from the start.” Author […]

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15 inches of fame: Jordan Karim

Compiled by Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer With over 3,000 students at Mason High School, it’s easy to get lost in the masses. But senior Jordan Karim decided to use the size of his class to his advantage when he jokingly dressed up as Waldo, the character always sought by readers in the book, “Where’s Waldo,” for the senior class […]

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