Opinion

Movie Review:

Review by: Laurel Wang Directed by: Gerard Johnstone Rating: 3.5/5  Few movies can say their pursuit scenes come with choreography. But for M3GAN, it’s a […]

Arts and Entertainment

Capital punishment must end

Laurel Wang | The Chronicle On Halloween 2017, Sayfullo Saipov drove a truck into a bike path in New York City, killing eight and injuring eleven in the deadliest terrorist attack in the city since 9/11. His trial began in the second week of January 2023 as the first federal death penalty trial under the Biden administration, but his case […]

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Failure is a mindset

Taylor Murray | The Chronicle Merriam-Webster defines failure as a “lack of success” or “falling short”. The word obviously holds a negative connotation, and we have been taught that failure is indeed a negative thing. Many teens, at Mason High School (MHS) and elsewhere, grew up being taught that they should avoid this so-called “failure” at all costs, that they […]

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Gay is not a dirty word

Josie Lorenz | The Chronicle Le$bean, G@y, B! – methods to censor LGBTQ+ identities as if they are a curse, something to hide, something to shield from the conversation. Dating back to the 12th century, the term “gay” referred to being happy and content. This word obviously evolved into how we know it now but even from the start, the […]

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Staff Editorial – Income inequality is putting high test scores for sale

Wealth should not be a factor in scoring well on standardized tests. The SAT and ACT are standardized tests created to assess students’ proficiency in math, reading, and writing, but since testing has become a significant factor in college admission decisions as supposed indicators of college success, income inequality has become extremely prevalent. Although many colleges have been cutting back […]

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In lights: Story Theatre

Megan Lee | The Chronicle Mason High School Drama Club takes the stage to perform their rendition of the play Story Theatre by Paul Stills. Story Theater follows a mix of Aesop’s Fables and other fairy tales to create a comedic and entertaining performance. Showings are in the Mason High School Black Box Theater at 7 PM on January 20, […]

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Bowling reaches new heights due to unique atmosphere

Camden Paeltz | The Chronicle The Mason girls’ bowling team is placing a priority on team camaraderie, building relationships and personal growth, and letting success come to them. The team is in the midst of its best season since 2015 and is tied for third place in the Greater Miami Conference. Senior team captain Alexa Crociata said that the strong […]

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Movie Review: Avatar: The way of Water

Review by: Alisha Verma Directed by: Steven Spielberg Rating: 3.5/5  The world that James Cameron creates in Avatar: The Way of Water truly sets that standard for transporting the audience into a new reality. Avatar: The Way of Water is the long-awaited sequel to the original Avatar released in 2009. Created by James Cameron, Avatar is a movie filled with […]

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Movie Review: Glass Onion

Review by: Josie Lorenz Directed by: Rian Johnson Rating: 4.5/5  Knives Out (2019) felt like an impossible act to chase yet Glass Onion has followed with incredible finesse. Glass Onion, named after The Beatles song by the same title, follows detective Beniot Blanc, played by Daniel Craig, in yet another murder mystery. A glass onion is an idea that people […]

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Movie Review:

Review by: Laurel Wang Directed by: Gerard Johnstone Rating: 3.5/5  Few movies can say their pursuit scenes come with choreography. But for M3GAN, it’s a claim to fame. The horror-comedy craftily bridges the gap between the genres, delivering a fresh, tongue-in-cheek take on the doll horror movie. Gemma (Allison Williams), a toy robotics engineer, settles soundly into the role of […]

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Teachers bring new lessons to classrooms

Drew Hoffmaster | The Chronicle Students are not the only ones going to school. Although Mason High School (MHS) teachers have already completed their required four-year bachelor’s degree and state certification, some teachers work towards additional degrees to further their professional careers or expand their teaching skills. For MHS Assistant Principal Tina Drake, pursuing higher learning is what she enjoys […]

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