Column: Celebrity gossip rules cyberspace – Web Exclusive

Thom Carter | Staff Writer If you’ve ever been to TMZ.com, and I honestly hope you haven’t, you’re probably accustomed to the constant stream of repetitive celebrity news gossip. Much of it can be boiled down to useless babbling by so-called journalists who rely on tips from outside sources in order to report news that can be called “relevant.” This […]

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Column: A learning experience – Web Exclusive

Janie Simonton | Staff Writer Ahh, here we stand. I know in the rest of my senior-related columns, I’ve repeatedly said that we’re on the brink of the rest of our lives, ready to reach out and relish the world. But now, we really are. Graduation is nine days from today, and college a few short months after that. There’s […]

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Column: Life exists outside of MHS; explore it

Julia Halpin | Staff Writer “What did you get on your ACT?” “Did you see those pictures on Facebook from last weekend?” “Can you believe they broke up?” To all of the gossipers, Facebook stalkers, girly cliques and cocky guys, I just have one small request. Stop. Stop thinking that every second spent in the classrooms, fields or cafeterias of […]

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15 inches of fame: Mina Lee

Compiled by Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer Photo by Janica Kaneshiro Senior Mina Lee said she has a passion for the Harry Potter franchise, art and movies. She said she’s most defined as weird”, a term she’s comfortable with. What college are you going to and what’s your intended major? “I’m going to [College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning] […]

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Mason Unwrapped

Thom Carter | Staff Writer From a New Jersey-style pizza joint to a downtown ice cream parlor, there are a number of locally-owned eateries around Mason that manage to preserve the local flavor.

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Class of 2011: movin’ on

Carlie Sack | Editor in Chief While the class of 2011 will no longer be spending each day at Mason High School, each of its 711 students will be pursuing new goals. Whether students’ plans involve a new city, state, school or job, the class of 2011 is moving on past Mason High School.

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Sexuality, gender identity issues addressed at staff meeting

Julia Halpin | Staff Writer Senior Tyler Walton led a discussion about sexual orientation and gender identity with the Mason High School staff on April 20. Through a question-and-answer session, Walton, who said he identifies himself as bisexual, shared his story of coming out, along with advice helping students who may be in the closet.

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