Opinion: Bring Back Respect

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Only in 2019 would a funeral be confused with a meet-and-greet. And, only in 2019, would there be written instructions that urge fans to stay away. Ethan and Grayson Dolan — known on YouTube as the Dolan Twins — have nearly 9 million subscribers to their channel. Recently, their father Sean Dolan passed away from […]

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MHS support educator believes strong body fuels the mind

Matthew Smith  | Staff Writer  Ria Parikh | Staff Writer The body fuels the mind. That’s the approach Su Kamiki takes when she spends time building her body in the gym.  Kamiki, a support education aide at Mason High School is a bodybuilder. She started lifting four years ago, after realizing that typical aerobics classes were not challenging enough for […]

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AP Physics traps students, administrators in escape rooms

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer From enclosing students in Outer Space to trapping administrators in a classroom, AP Physics students are creating their very own escape rooms. Through the month of December, AP Physics Mechanics and Electricity and Magnetism classes are creating escape rooms for the first time. Mechanics classes were tasked with creating rooms for fifth and sixth grade […]

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Technology empowers our creative sides

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Recently, I went to a craft show at Lakota West. Contrary to popular belief, it was full. With technology crowding every corner of our lives, a common argument is that we have lost all appreciation for little, more trivial things. It has surfaced almost everywhere; when a technology conversation comes up, it is usually joined by an assertion […]

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Dodd encourages student involvement in academic initiatives

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer In May 2018, when Principal Bobby Dodd was first introduced as Mason High School’s new Principal, he said he wanted to set two major goals: make Mason High School more of a community and give students a voice.  Through his communication with  students, Dodd has been able to learn about their progressive ideas and initiatives, […]

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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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