Mobile home residents experience unique communal life

Luke Hutchinson | Editor-in-Chief Sophia Johnson | Staff Writer When junior Kyla Julien’s parents, who live in Reading, set her up to live independently in a mobile home within Mason Estates, her excitement to become a Mason student overcame her sense of loneliness. While there may be a negative stigma attached to residing in a mobile home, especially in a […]

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Crossroads to play host to ESPYS award show

By Jacob Brase | Staff Writer The stage is set. On May 14th, the 2018 ESPYS award show will be hosted at Crossroads Mason this year, upgrading from an auditorium that seats 800 to one that will fit over 2,000. The new space is just the tip of the iceberg though, as the ESPYS commitee will utilize state of the […]

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Lee uses Roblox to create humorous video game

Rahul Parikh | Staff Writer In May 2016, Chris Lee created his own universe, not knowing that he would end up sharing that world with over one million online gamers. Sophomore Christopher Lee’s self-created video game, Infinite Welfare, has over one million plays on the ‘Roblox’ gaming network.  Infinite Welfare places each player on a rectangular platform in the middle […]

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New recovery house gives Warren County hope

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer While some may ignore it, the heroin epidemic is real and present in Warren County. But, there is hope, as volunteers have been fighting back against the silent killer in the community. One City Against Heroin (OCAH) is a group of business leaders who seek to support projects that combat the local heroin epidemic. In […]

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Profit to be made off eSports gaming competitions

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer With a few bucks and a computer, anybody can make money. In the world of gambling, it is very rare you hear talk of betting on eSports, or professional video game matches. Despite it not being a mainstream gambling technique, the eSports gambling market is projected to be worth over $30 billion by the year […]

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Marvel’s first black superhero hits the big screen

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer African American superheroes are finally getting their time to shine, and the timing could not be better. In 1966, King T’Challa, also known as the ‘Black Panther,’ first appeared in a Marvel comic book. T’challa was the first African American superhero ever created in the history of comics. Nearly 52 years later, the Black Panther […]

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Video game has fans pulling all-nighters

The ‘Battle Bus’ that players enter the island through. Jacob Brase | Staff Writer One hundred players. One giant island. The Last Man standing wins. Sound familiar? Fortnite: Battle Royale is an online video game which sprouts from the ‘Hunger Games’ genre, where contestants only have one goal: survive. Each player starts in the ‘Battle Bus’ where they skydive, then pick […]

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New wrestling coach brings diverse background

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer Over 12 years ago, Matt Mcintire was one ‘yes’ away from going to Hollywood. Mcintire, who was recently hired to be Mason’s wrestling coach, has been a lifelong singer and wrestler. Mcintire started singing at a very young age, acting in numerous plays such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. On top of Mcintire’s […]

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Comets honor Maya Collins in victory fashion, defeat Middletown 41-14 in Homecoming game

Jacob Brase | Staff Writer After the loss of Mason student Maya Collins, who fought Acute Myeloid Leukemia, hundreds of Comet fans wore blue to honor her and cheer under the Friday night lights. The Comets routed the Middletown Middies 41-14. Head coach Brian Castner said the win was about more than football. “Tonight was about honoring a wonderful, impactful, […]

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Heritage Festival attracts local families with forty vendors and attractions

Kaitlin Lewis | Staff Writer The annual Mason Heritage festival brought the city together with cultural food and activities this past weekend. On September 16, downtown Mason was decorated for the parade which started at 10 a.m., followed by food vendors, exhibitors, and kids activities. Live music started at noon with the Refranes, followed by Jason Owens later that day. […]

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Comets grind out 32-7 win over Hamilton for third victory of the season

Check stats, standings and scores on https://t.co/N2GBaSogBA — GMC Sports (@gmcsports) September 16, 2017 Jacob Brase | Staff Writer Nineteen first downs, 345 offensive yards, seven penalties, a fumble and two defensive interceptions is the stat-line for a roller coaster of a win, as the Mason Comets took down the Hamilton Big Blue 32-7 in week two of Greater Miami […]

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