Varsity baseball defeats Loveland Tigers 9-1

     Senior DJ Fluker takes a swing against Loveland. The Comets won 9-1 over the visiting Tigers. Photo by Jacob Fulton. Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer On April 18, the Mason baseball team defeated the Loveland Tigers 9-1 in a match up of two of the top teams in southwest Ohio.  Loveland sits atop the Eastern Cincinnati Conference while […]

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Teens dig through past to uncover family roots

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Mason students are branching out to investigate their family trees. Though the past is a mystery to some, many web services such as Ancestry.com enable students to look into their family histories through historical documents and genetic tests. Senior Tori Berry tested her DNA through 23andme.com, a website that provides information on a student’s geographical […]

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Teens flood streets to make voices heard

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Students at Mason High School want to be heard, and they’re willing to travel great distances to make their voices known. Senior Hannah Geiger can’t vote, but she can influence voters. On January 27, 2017, Geiger traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the March for Life, a gathering of anti-abortion advocates. Geiger said attending […]

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Trending now: Contemporary Art Center draws young crowd

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer You don’t need a paintbrush to get involved in art. At the Contemporary Art Center (CAC), located in downtown Cincinnati, interactive art blends with collections of photographs and surrealist paintings. Though the museum has been around for years, teens have only recently been taking their visits to social media. The variety of exhibits and mediums […]

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Comets learn from industry professionals at Scripps Day at MHS

Asia Porter | Online Editor Faculty and students from Ohio University journeyed from Athens to Mason High School for Scripps Day at MHS. The impressive lineup of college and industry professionals included Director of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Dr. Robert Stewart, Associate Professor Aimee Edmonson, News Director for WCPO Chip Mahaney, Anne Saker of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Associate Professor […]

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Panel informs community of how to fight heroin

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer The community of Mason is pulling together to shoot down the heroin epidemic. On January 11, Mason High School hosted a panel with distinguished leaders from the area to discuss the danger of the recent outbreak of opioid abuse and how to combat addiction. This was in conjunction with the showing of Chasing the Dragon […]

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Popular video games making way to the big screen

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Put down your Playstation and grab your popcorn–video games are hitting the silver screen. With the advent of increased graphics, stories, and accuracy in gaming, movie directors are adapting many popular games into film. One such movie, “Assassin’s Creed,” is set to hit theatres Wednesday, December 21, joining the likes of “Warcraft” and “The Angry […]

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Women power their way to leading hero roles

Alekya Raghavan | Staff Writer It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Wonder Woman! Female superhero movies have been a rare phenomenon in Hollywood. But recently, the superhero industry has expanded to incorporate more women into leading roles. The highly anticipated “Wonder Woman” hits theaters next June and will be the first female-led film of the two major superhero studios, […]

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Horoscope believers see proof in the stars

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer If your horoscope gets your future right, it might be a sign. Horoscopes center around the concept that the position of the stars can influence a person’s life. Egyptians observed 12 constellations positioned throughout different points in the sun’s 12 month rotation. From these constellations, the Zodiac was born. Each Zodiac sign is thought to […]

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Comets participate in festivities leading up to 2016 homecoming

Asia Porter | Online Editor Comet Country showcased their spirit throughout the week in this year’s Spirit Week. Mason High School Student Government kicked off Homecoming Week on Sunday, October 9 when they came in to decorate the school in green, black and white as well as painting the lobby windows and Spirit Rock to represent the theme for this year’s dance: […]

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Freshman spirit party welcomes class of 2020 to MHS

Jacob Fulton | Staff Writer Video by Multimedia Editor Alyssa Brooks.For most freshmen, the school year starts when they get on the school bus for the first time. But at Mason High School, the beginning of the year is celebrated in a more unconventional way. For over a decade now, each class has experienced a spirit party officially welcoming them […]

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Indiana University High School Journalism Institute 2016

The Chronicle staff participated in a journalism camp at Indiana University from July 11-15. Throughout the week staff members improved their writing, interviewing, photography, videography and leadership skills. At the conclusion of the camp, staff members received the following awards: Best Story Arc for Photo Story – Jonathan McCollough Outstanding Leadership Team – Jessica Sommerville, India Kirssin, Arnav Damodhar, Eric […]

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Staff’s Outside Work

Alyssa Brooks Calista Busch Politifact evaluates truthfulness of politicians DeWitt warns of possible challenges during check-out Dalton Craven Arnav Damodhar Joey Deaton Ryan D’Souza Juliana Discher Heart transplant survivor Christina Cinca tells her story Social media clouds a political enviroment Jacob Fulton Politifact serves as fact checker for presidential election Bryan Hudnell Politifact determines if politicians are politically correct Luke […]

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Young hopefuls improve skills at volleyball camp

Calista Busch | Staff Writer The serve’s up for Mason volleyball, and it’s time to hit the court for this year’s camp. This past week, June 1- June 3, over 80 girls grades four through nine attended the volleyball camp put on by the Mason High School volleyball teams. According to varsity head coach, Tiann Myer, the camp’s purpose is […]

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