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Album Review: Savage Mode ii

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer Artists: 21 Savage, Metro Boomin Rating: 6.6/10 Review: Savage Mode, the 2016 collaboration tape between Metro Boomin and 21 Savage, always stood apart from the other great Atlanta trap records that emerged throughout the mid-2010’s.  Avoiding the opulence of a record like Young Thug’s daringly iconoclastic Jeffrey, and steering clear of the fully-formed pop instincts […]

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Movie Review: Enola Holmes

Della Johnson | Staff Writer Director: Harry Bradbeer Rating: 4/10 Review: Netflix’s newest project, the two-hour-long film Enola Holmes, is rated PG-13. This rating is, in some ways, misleading. Set in 19th century England, the story follows young teen Enola, younger sister of Sherlock Holmes and budding detective, on her journey to find her vanished mother. Through the usage of a […]

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Criticism causes students to rethink cultural clothing choices

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | Staff Writer Amidst comments and criticism from others, students attempt to balance their culture with their self expression  From food to language to clothing styles, culture can be a big part of students’ identities. Some often face the tough decision between changing their style to fit into their cultural expectations or having to withstand negative comments about […]

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New traditions arise amidst cancelation of school dance

Abby Waechter | Staff Writer Before COVID-19, highschoolers never imagined they would have to spend their homecoming at home.  When the dance was cancelled, many students thought that there would be no celebration this year. However, a handful of MHS students refused to let the pandemic get in the way of the tradition and are throwing their own “fake” homecomings, […]

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Wilhelm Sets new GMC records, wins Golfer of the Year

Matthew Smith | Sports Editor It’s time to dust off the record books thanks to the Mason boys golf team.  Heading into the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) tournament, the team felt good about their chances on the course. With Lakota East returning as the defending conference champions though, it would be a tall task to take them down. Fast forward […]

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Voices – 10/16/2020

Katie Maier – Senior Tell us a bit about yourself! What kind of things do you like to do, hobbies, fun facts, etc.? I’m Katie Maier, a senior at MHS. I love to write fantasy and historical fiction, play violin, go backpacking in the mountains, and nerd out about history. I’m in Creative Writing Club, Writer’s Block, Youth Activism Club, […]

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Viral Video Game becomes new student craze

Della Johnson | Staff Writer A 2018 video game’s sudden rise to popularity is anything but suspicious. Among Us, which has quickly become the talk of social media and the school alike, revolves around a simple premise: as a Crewmate, you do your tasks, keep an eye out, and accuse others of being the Impostor: the murderous and mischievous villain […]

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Pushing the Boundaries

Raghav Raj | Staff Writer In spite of the overwhelming whiteness that has historically dominated indie music, there’s been no shortage of absolutely fantastic music from independent Black artists this year. Below are a few of the best boundary-breaking, genre-bending releases from some truly fantastic Black artists not on a major record label. Live Forever by Bartees Strange The impeccable, […]

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Opinion: Dealing with an invisible sickness

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer “But you don’t look like you’re sick.” You’re right, I don’t look sick. From the outside looking in, you would never know that something is wrong. But I wake every morning knowing that I am chronically ill and I won’t be getting better. When I was nine, I was hit with a diagnosis of Ehlers […]

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Seniors consider pursuing alternative post-graduation path in beauty industry

Rilee Malloy | Staff Writer Some seniors are giving the traditional post-graduation plans a makeover. Seniors Alexis Nichols and Mackenzie Savage are taking an unconventional path with their decision to attend cosmetology school. Nichols is still weighing all of her options, but is highly considering cosmetology school right out of highschool. Savage plans to attend cosmetology school after a four-year […]

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