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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Mendu earns spot on Forbes 30 under 30

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Mason High School freshman Maanasa Mendu was recently featured in the class of 2017 Forbes 30 under 30 list, making her the youngest to earn one of the coveted spots. Mendu won the Discovery Education 3M Scientists Challenge with an energy-harvesting device. The goal of this device was to harvest both wind and solar energy as power […]

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Exercises linked to stress relief and relaxation

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Yoga is more than trees and sun salutations. A study done at the Ohio State University and later published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology said that yoga reduces inflammation and fatigue, as well as the risk of diseases such as heart disease and arthritis. Senior and Yoga Club founder Nealofar Madani said that yoga […]

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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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Arts and creativity lost in shift to STEM

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer Calculators instead of clarinets, Einstein instead of Shakespeare, systems instead of sonnets. Do you see a trend here?  It seems that in the push to expose students to more science and technology related education, the result could be a decreased emphasis on art and creativity. STEM – science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – is a […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: College Fair 2016

Ria Parikh | Staff Writer On September 12, colleges gathered in the small and large commons for Mason High School’s annual college fair. Students had the opportunity to check out prospects or ask questions to admission representatives. Click on an image below to enlarge and view in slideshow mode… rparkih.chronicle@gmail.com    

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