Komatineni rallies Comets in search of state championship

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer  Since 2012, Mason Men’s Tennis has not had a state champion, but Junior Niraj Komatineni, currently ranked as the second best player in Ohio, – and two time GMC player of the year –  is hoping to change that. Since his freshman year, Komatineni was destined to be a great player in the Mason Tennis […]

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Gamers stream playtime through new mainstream website

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer Over 355 billion minutes, all spent watching video games. Last year alone, Twitch.tv users spent hundreds of billions of minutes watching their favorite gamers play some of the world’s most popular video games. Twitch.tv is a popular website where users can share video game content via live streaming directly into monitors across the world. With […]

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Netflix show reminiscent of ‘The Twilight Zone’

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer The screen turns black showing nothing but your reflection, as you stare into the ‘Black Mirror’ before you, you begin to reflect upon your every action. ‘Black Mirror’ has grown to become a popular anthology series, a collection of different shows all with different characters and plot but following a similar format, on Netflix. Created […]

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Corky humor attracts late night viewers on ‘Adult Swim’

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer A popular cartoon has students traveling across the multiverse on zany science fiction adventures. ‘Rick and Morty,’ an animated comedy, follows the adventures of Rick Sanchez, a cynical mad scientist and his prepubescent grandson Morty Smith. Taking place in the modern day, this duo goes on various sci-fi adventures which span across the multiverse. The […]

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Many teachers still prefer old school approach

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer You will not catch students in Tim King’s Words from the Wild class carrying around Chromebooks when they take their walks in the wild. While most teachers are utilizing the newly implemented Chrombooks in their classes, King chose to take the old school approach. “We don’t have to have Chromebooks,” King said. “We do a […]

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Opinion: Abolish the Penny

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer We have been through a lot over the past year. A shock presidency, Brexit, and even the Patriots winning another Superbowl. All this distracting us from an issue that the United States Government needs to address, the end of penny production. Imagine you are in charge of a luxury car company, and for each car, […]

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Students gain medical experience through international organization

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer Students are hoping they come down with a case of victory at the Health Occupations Students of America state competition. HOSA is an international organization which allows students to compete in various competitions pertaining to the medical field. The competition is comprised of 40 events ranging from public speaking to written tests and spelling. Senior […]

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GMC successful against GWOC in Clash of the Titans meet

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer The Greater Miami and Greater Western Ohio Conferences went against each other for an early season competition at Sycamore High School on April 7. The track meet, called The Clash of the Titans meet, consisted of 13 different varsity teams competing to see which conference was superior. Last year, Sycamore wanted to host the event for the […]

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Tennis team wins opening match 5-0 against Lakota West

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer Mason Men’s Tennis opened their season with a 5-0 sweep over Lakota West on April 4. The Comets opened their season with a win against their Greater Miami Conference rival Firebirds. The game started optimistically, with Mason Tennis winning all of their opening sets. Later on, Mason’s second doubles team, juniors Diego Cepeda and Shashank […]

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Tennis team poised to knock off bitter rival Aviators

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer After losing out at last year’s state tournament and conceding the last three Greater Miami Conference (GMC) and state titles to the Aviators, Mason Men’s tennis is looking to knock Sycamore off its perch. Coach Mike Reid said that Sycamore would be a big obstacle in the upcoming season. “(Sycamore has) a terrific program and […]

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Students fail to apply knowledge from class when managing money

Freddie Wilhelm | Staff Writer See how Mason High School teacher Andy Goetz budgets his income to meet the needs of his family.One of the most prevalent skills in adulthood is managing money and balancing a budget; however, apart from Financial Literacy, this skill is rarely taught at Mason High School through hands-on experience. Business teacher Jennifer Striker said that […]

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