Column: Free speech can’t justify all

Janica Kaneshiro | Staff Writer Put simply, the First Amendment is an important one. It’s what makes us Americans. Okay, so we’ve been hearing this since the second grade, right? But it wasn’t until recently I had even considered that there might be a truly ugly part of this freedom. I don’t think it’s so much the amendment I’ve suddenly […]

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“Bro” culture a lifestyle for some MHS males

Thom Carter | Staff Writer If you’ve heard the word ‘Bro’ or greeted a male buddy with the term, chances are you’re not the only one. According to self-proclaimed Mason High School ‘Bros’, many guys, namely MHS lacrosse players, have been embracing the term as a lifestyle, complete with appearance, vocabulary, and attitude.

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College majors the focus of MHS courses

Jami Bechard | Staff Writer With the 10-Year Plan, Mason High School academics are increasingly gearing students to decided college majors, guidance counselor Linda Kummer said. However, for MHS students who are still undecided, the search for the destined major is a struggle, according to junior Courtney Brackman. The undecided students are those without a clear idea of their area […]

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Dual credit with UC available

Ian Howard | Staff Writer The students taking Honors Anatomy and Physiology or Calculus this year are among the first Mason students to be eligible for six and five credit hours respectively through a dual credit program at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.

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Column: Senior year has a price tag – Web Exclusive

Janie Simonton | Staff Writer So, here’s my idea for a senior shirt: “Football Ticket: $4.00. Homecoming Ticket: $20.00. Senior Memories: Priceless.” Just kidding, that’s not my idea. At all. Two reasons: 1. The Mastercard “Priceless” parody is so trite, it’s practically as cliché as the phrase “a penny saved is a penny earned.” 2. Senior memories are not priceless. […]

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My sport is harder than your sport

Megan McCormack | Staff Writer All student athletes will say that their sport is the most challenging sport to play. All the same, in every sport, athletes have to work hard to achieve their goals, according to senior varsity lacrosse player Hayden Novicki.

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Column: MTV at MHS: if we really knew each other

Julia Halpin | Staff Writer If any of you are avid MTV watchers, you might have seen the show “If You Really Knew Me.” Traveling to different schools around the country, the show delves into the lives of specific high school students in order to reveal who they “really are.” Surprisingly so, people admit to rather personal details on this […]

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