Aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma felt miles away

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer The nation was faced with chaos when disaster stuck in the form of two consecutive hurricanes–Harvey and Irma. Hurricane Harvey marked the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States in 12 years when it hit southern Texas in mid-August. But before Harvey had a chance to dissipate, and certainly before the nation […]

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Silicon Valley steps up fight against hate groups

Alekya Raghavan |Staff Writer The nation erupted in discussion after last month’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white nationalist demonstration took place promoting racism, free speech, and violence. The incident prompted several public figures, at home and abroad, to speak out and foster change. Among those taking action are several Silicon Valley companies, who have enacted measures against users […]

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SLIDESHOW: Kidchella 2017

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer The first annual Kidchella music festival was held on August 13 at Cottell Park in order to raise money for Common Ground, an all-inclusive playground. Parents in Mason had the option to sign their children up for the Cover Kids contest taking place for a chance to be on the cover of Cincinnati Family. Donations […]

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Thrill seekers risk safety in pursuit of rush

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer Some people garden in their free time, some paint, and others jump out of airplanes. These adrenaline junkies, also known as sensation-seekers, are people who are addicted to the thrill of the adrenaline rush, a high produced by the flow of the hormone adrenaline into the bloodstream. An adrenaline rush occurs when the body perceives […]

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Aides vital part of lives of their students

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer “Now teachers, the announcement you’ve all been waiting for,” are the words English teacher Thurman Allen shouts out over the public address system before giving the Teacher of the Week award to the teacher whose students have deemed them hardworking and passionate about what they do. But there’s a group of valuable educators who will […]

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Boys and girls finish first in GMC

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer The Mason Swimming and Diving teams swam their way to victory at the Greater Miami Conference this past weeking, claiming league titles for both the boys and girls teams. This marked the 10th consecutive league title for the girls team, who beat runner-up Lakota West High School by 280 points with a score of 628. […]

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