Comets’ hot start has team in GMC title race

Joseph Spencer | Staff Writer The boys’ varsity basketball team is in shape to win the GMC, with an 8-1 record going into the bulk of their GMC schedule, according to senior Parker Raffel. They also lead the league in points scored against and this stingy defense is the reason for much of the team’s success, according to Raffel.

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Column: Grammys not musical achievements

Thom Carter | Staff Writer Movies have the Academy Awards, the Emmys commend television and Broadway celebrates with the Tonys. Of course, the Grammy Awards seem like the obvious choice as the premier award show for music, but is it? To be frank, no, it’s not. In fact, the Grammys represent everything wrong with the music industry. Trent Reznor, who […]

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Column: “Makeup doesn’t mean beauty”

Julia Halpin | Editor Intern I definitely don’t look like her. She’s the girl on the cover of Seventeen magazine every month. And she’s quite the opposite of me. Her legs are about as long as my entire body. I mean, Lord knows I’m nowhere near 5’9”. I chopped off six inches of my brown hair last summer, so it’s […]

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Staff Editorial: Seniors’ desire for retouched photos has crossed the line

As our friends hand out their wallet-sized senior pictures throughout their senior year, we can’t help but notice that the people in these pictures aren’t the people we see every day in class. The pictures hold an airbrushed model, a person who barely resembles our friends. Senior picture retouching goes too far when it does not truthfully represent students. By […]

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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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