SLIDESHOW: 2016-2017 SPIRIT ROCK

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Student Government’s Spirit Rock sits outside the front office of Mason High School as an advertisement for school events throughout the year; here are this year’s variations. Click through the slideshow to check out some of the paint jobs from the 2016-2017 school year… jdischer.chronicle@gmail.com 

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Mason dancer makes young debut on big stage

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer For Alyssa Manguiat, life without ballet is pointe-less. Ballet is not just a hobby or sport for junior Alyssa Manguiat. At 17 years old, it is becoming her career. Manguiat has already performed on the big stage, starring in The Nutcracker and King Arthur’s Camelot, both performed at the Aronoff Center. Manguiat said her training […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Prom Fashion Show 2017

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer On March 23, National Honor Society hosted Prom Fashion Show for an audience of students and adults. The stage was set for student models to show off outfits from local business sponsors. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode… jdischer.chronicle@gmail.com

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Crossing the Line: Can student sections go too far?

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Student sections in southwest Ohio are known for getting pretty close to the line, while others often cross it. Whether it’s swearing, destruction of property, or insulting players, many high school and college student sections can go from friendly cheering to outrageous acts of vulgarity. The Black Hole is no stranger to this, often dancing […]

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Students take extreme measures to prevent online stalking

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer When some students stare at the computer screen, they feel like someone is staring back. Sophomore Karishma Ponkshe takes precautions in her everyday life to stay anonymous online. Ponkshe said she became paranoid about the government stalking her after learning about privacy infringements and how the system operates. “I always turn off any sort of […]

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Rival schools rally together to honor former teammate

Watch a recap of the night’s events. Video by Alexandra Lisa.Juliana Discher | Staff Writer On February 11, the Sycamore Aviators and Mason Comets put their rivalry aside to honor their beloved teammate. Liz Lothrop, a 2013 Mason High School graduate, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2008 at the age of 14. After going into remission in 2011, her doctors found […]

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City welcomes diversity at annual Taste of Mason

Arnav Damodhar | Associate Editor On February 8, Mason High School served as a hub for cultural exchange at the annual Taste of Mason. The city of Mason came together to experience its many cultures and try different foods. Local restaurants like Troy’s Cafe, Two Cities Pizza, Cazadores Mexican Grill Chan’s Asian Wok, and Soho Bistro catered event. Junior Aaron […]

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African American hair care requires careful attention

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Don’t touch my hair. Having strangers constantly feel your hair or ask if it’s real is the uncomfortable reality for these African American students. For junior Aniya Longmire, when some people see her long hair, they assume it’s fake. “I went to the mall with my two friends, and this lady stopped us to show […]

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Students showcase talent to raise money for cancer research

Juliana Discher | Staff Writer Video by Juliana Discher.“Chicken on a Stick” won it all. Performers hit the stage for the annual Talent Show on January 20. National Honor Society put on the event to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. NHS raised around $6,000 for blood cancer research. Senior Anirudh Rajgopalan sang “Sweet Caroline” as one of the acts. […]

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Mason grads raise $1.2 million for new medical tool

Former students create device to minimize invasive surgery Juliana Discher | Staff Writer By senior year, most students are preoccupied with college applications and the notorious ‘senioritis’, not beginning their own company. Three Mason graduates formulated their own medical company during this time. Class of 2013 graduate Peeyush Shrivastava and class of 2014 graduates Manny Setegn and Vineet Erasala are […]

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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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