Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Score: 95% Story/Characters: It is almost impossible to talk about this movie without mentioning the absolutely immense cast that it carries with it during its three hour runtime. Almost every character from past Marvel films is here, including some that you may not even remember existed until now. The original six avengers take the spotlight […]

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Mason ‘Hope Squad’ featured on NBC news

Della Johnson | Staff Writer The Mason Hope Squad has made national news. NBC Nightly News came to the MHS on May 7 to take footage of the Hope Squad for a broadcast. They took footage in Lori Roth’s classroom, as well as interviews with administration and students alike. The purpose of the broadcast was to highlight mental health and […]

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Community comes together to preserve Mason history

Zoe Anello and Hannah Lohmueller Mason’s Hidden Gem There is a lot of history in the City of Mason that many residents do not know about. Ever since 1979, the Mason Historical Society has made it their mission to preserve the rich history of the city. The house was built in 1890, and is located on West Church Street, in […]

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Students Cleaning Up Mason For Earth Day

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | Staff Writer Although Earth Day has passed, Juniors Sara Naveh and Nick Flood are wasting no time when it comes to helping the environment. They organized the “Clean Up Mason” event, which took place on Saturday, April 27 and allowed the Mason community to come together and take care of their environment by cleaning up the areas […]

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Mason Girls Lacrosse on the Hunt for the GMC Title

The Mason Girls Lacrosse Team dropped a tough match up to Loveland on Thursday, April 18 13-8.  Despite the loss the Comets are enjoying a successful season with an overall record of 6-3 and 5-1 in the Greater Miami Conference.  The Comets sit just one game behind league-leading Sycamore. The Aves defeated the Comets earlier in the season 13-6, but […]

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Comet tennis team notches big wins over Indian Hill, Sycamore

The Mason Boys Tennis Team (as of April 15) is the ohiotenniszone.com third ranked team. The Comets defeated Indian Hill 5-0 in Wednesday, April 17. Earlier in the week the Comets knocked off GMC rival Sycamore 4-1.  The Comets are currently 10-0 overall and 6-0 in the conference.  The team is led by number one singles and Brown University commit Niraj […]

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Mason boys volleyball fall to St. Xavier, sit at .500

The Mason Boys Volleyball Team has opened the season with a 3-3 record.  The Comets have recorded wins over West Clermont (25-16, 25-10), Lakota West (25-6, 25-18, 25-17), and Milford (25-20, 25-14, 25-15).  The Comets’ three losses have been at the hands of Greater Catholic League opponents St. Xavier, Badin, and Chaminade Julienne. Statistically, Damien Sauer leads the Comets in […]

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Track and Field finds success at Centerville

The Mason Boys Track Team had a great night at the Centerville Elk relays.  The team was in great form and came together for a true whole team effort.  The  4x 200 won their race with the second fastest time in the state, as did the men of the 4x 400.   Both of these relays included Akari Porter, who is […]

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Tissue syndrome not deterrent for dedicated athletes

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Despite being named “the most neglected disorder in modern medicine by the Ehlers Danlos Society, Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) regains its prominence through the heavy impact it has on the lives of those inflicted with the disorder. EDS is a genetic condition that weakens connective tissue all over the body, manifesting into 13 different types […]

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Review: ‘Us’

Henri Robbins | Staff Writer Score: 85% After directing the wildly successful Get Out, Jordan Peele’s Us is a stunning thriller which paints a portrait of haunting parallels. Establishing itself in dark symbolism and playing off of an overarching feeling of uncanny, Us works to create not simply a suspenseful film, but one which raises questions about the world around […]

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Family responsibilities often limit pool of female coaches

Matthew Smith | Staff Writer With coaches being an integral piece to any team’s success, there are plenty of sports with positive influencers running the programs at Mason High School. But take another look. Where are the women?  With an even distribution of male and female sports at most high schools, men still dominate the coaching ranks. Mason High School […]

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It starts with our culture

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Mason has a serious problem, and it isn’t the fault of the administration or our teachers. It’s a culture problem.  As I talk to people in grades both above and below me, I constantly hear things about how stressed they are because their “parents are going to kill them if they get a bad grade.” […]

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Teacher teams up with student to solve cold case

Andrea Hefferan | Online Editor It’s been over 20 years since University of Cincinnati student Alana “Laney” Gwinner disappeared. Forensics teacher Randy Hubbard and junior Evan Fletcher are determined to find out why. Fletcher and Hubbard were investigating unsolved crimes, or cold cases, when they stumbled upon the case of Laney Gwinner, who was a 23-year-old accounting student at the […]

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