LGBT community empowered by television characters

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Modern television is playing a role in the increasing confidence of the young LGBT community. Recently, fictional characters in TV who are part of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community have been given storylines that run deeper than them being a static symbol of LGBT representation just to reach an audience. Seeing a more […]

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German NHS emphasizes culture with Academic German Day

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer German National Honor Society created an event to celebrate German culture and to connect German students. On April 12, German NHS had their first annual Academic German Day in the Mason High School kiva. Advisor Christina Martich said the idea for this day (which is open to any German student) came from a similar event. […]

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Male students use cosmetics for expression and concealment

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Modern day makeup users are shaking the foundation of gender roles. In recent years, male representation has become more popular in the beauty industry. Many of the most subscribed makeup channels on YouTube are run by males and makeup companies have begun to advertise with males. Sophomore Nick Rodriguez said one reason he enjoys wearing […]

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Dennard welcomes student discussion during talk series

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer One woman’s message has people talking. On February 21, Innovation Specialist at Design Impact and Cincinnati City Council candidate Tamaya Dennard spoke to Mason High School students as part of the Mason Inclusion Club Lecture Series. Dennard has been speaking in schools for five years, and she said that the main message she wants to […]

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Pasta for Pennies campaign continues; collection week gears up

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer The school is rallying together to save lives.   National Honor Society will be raising money February 6-10 during the Pasta for Pennies Class Collections campaign. While it is only the society’s 16th year doing the fundraiser, Mason High School has been doing class collections for over 20 years. Co-advisor Barb Shuba said proceeds from […]

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New courses coming to 2017-2018 school year

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Mason High School’s course catalog is getting upgraded. Changes in the course catalog this year include the addition of classes such as Filmmaking, Advanced Placement Comparative Government, and Engineering in our World. Assistant Principal Shanna Bumiller said courses such as Engineering in our World will give students a taste of a potential career in engineering. […]

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