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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Column: Gaga inspires originality in students

Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer Google “Lady Gaga.” The first thing that will most likely pop up is a picture of her in a meat dress. She has her catchy phrases that include “disco stick,” “pa-pa-pa-poker face” and the completely senseless “ro-ma-ro-ma-ma.” What? But upon hearing about her much-anticipated new single, “Born This Way,” set to be released the night […]

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Sophomore named Ohio STEM Scholar – Web Exclusive

Bobby Gibler | Staff Writer A student at Mason High School may be conducting research that will save and prolong lives in the future. Sophomore Aarti Kumar has been named an Ohio STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Scholar and took a trip on February 16 to Washington, D.C. for a meeting with the American Association for the Advancement of […]

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Back in black – Web Exclusive

Implementation of new activities brings resurgence of excitement about Black History Month back to Mason… Beena Raghavendran | Associate Editor 28 days — and sometimes 29 days — of each February are devoted to a group of people that in the past 50 years has seen a whirlwind of events from segregation and protests to freedom and a president. February’s […]

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Speech and debate members compete at high levels – Web Exclusive

Contributed by English teacher Melissa Donahue Junior Qian Wang qualified for the National Forensic League National Tournament in US Extemporaneous Speaking this past weekend at the Western Ohio NFL District Tournament at Gahanna-Lincoln High School. This is the second year in a row that Qian has been a Nataional qualifier. He will compete at Nationals in Dallas, TX, from June […]

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