TV Review: The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

Directed by: Kari Skogland Rating: 8/10 Review by: Scott Reckers As opposed to a surface-level Marvel series where Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes just march around, beating up bad guys, the show faces its characters with tough decisions. Taking a refreshing look at systemic issues like racism and police brutality in America, the show sees Marvel taking a sharp left […]

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Sophomore advocates to expose more children to STEM

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer Mason High School sophomore Eashan Vytla loves computer sciences and this passion is fueling a drive to help others who may not have access to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field. Vytla believes STEM will play a pivotal role in human’s daily life now and in the future. He knows that students in […]

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Movie review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Review by: Scott Reckers Director: Adam Wingard Rating 7/10 Godzilla may be the “King of the Monsters,” but Kong bows to no one. The two stars of the ‘Monsterverse’ have finally clashed together, and the promise of a visual spectacle is fulfilled. The current state of visual effects is the future we dreamed of years ago, and the fight scenes […]

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MHS solidifies COVID-safe Prom festivities for seniors

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer Through an unprecedented year, Prom is finally on the horizon. With last year’s Prom being canceled and this year’s homecoming meeting the same fate, students have been in a drought of high school dances. Student Activities Director Lorri Fox Allen has been working hard to devise a plan for Prom that is safe and fun […]

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TV Show Review: wandavision

Review by: Scott Reckers Director: Matt Shakman Rating: 8/10 WandaVision, directed by Matt Shakman, is the first Marvel Cinematic Universe show on Disney+, and six episodes through, it’s a perplexing watch to say the least. Wanda Maximoff, AKA Scarlet Witch (played by Elizabeth Olsen), and Vision (Paul Bettany) are a couple of newlyweds and have just moved to a new […]

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Music Review – MF Doom: Artist Retrospective

By Raghav Raj (Staff Writer), Scott Reckers (Staff Writer), and Ann Vettikkal (News Editor) On the last day of 2020, it was announced that Daniel Dumile, better known as rapper MF DOOM, had passed away two months prior on Halloween. As mercurial in death as he was in life, DOOM was one of rap’s greatest enigmas, hiding his brilliant gift […]

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Inclusive excellence team promotes diversity and inclusion

Alana Amaya | Staff Writer Kaelyn Rodrigues | Managing Editor Mason High School (MHS) is taking a new step towards creating a more welcoming environment through the Inclusive Excellence (IE) Student Leadership Team. This year, the IE Student Leadership Team was created to elevate student voices, especially regarding the topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion, while establishing a peer-to-peer support […]

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Staff

MHS Chronicle Staff Members 2020-2021 Editor-in-ChiefRiley Johansen News EditorAnn Vettikkal Feature EditorKaelyn Rodrigues Sports EditorMatthew Smith Business Manager/Circulation ManagerAnna Kinasewitz Alexa Crociata, Intern Online EditorMeghan Dincler Visual Design EditorAadrija Biswas Staff Design Team Lexi Brown Rachel Cai Staff Writers Cody Allgor Divy Bose Evelina Gaivoronskaia Ally Guo Della Johnson Rilee Malloy Shravani Page Evan Ponstingle Raghav Raj Scott Reckers Abby Waechter Alisha […]

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COVID Unemployment impacts college plans

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer College has a lot to offer: higher education, social life and making new connections and friends; unfortunately it has an achilles heel, the cost. According to the U.S department of education the average tuition & fees for colleges in Ohio the academic year 2019-2020,  is $7,588 for in-state and $17,131 for out-of-state. High prices mixed […]

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Mason Tryouts continue in the face of Quarantine

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer Though the world is standing still right now, some Mason teams are continuing to dance in the eye of the storm. As the future of athletic seasons remains unknown, Mason High School teams are finding ways to prepare and build their teams online. Due to Coronavirus, athletic teams have had to alter the traditional methods […]

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Couples continue despite social distancing

Scott Reckers | Staff Writer Holding sanitized hands, this quarantine won’t be the demise of MHS couples. Lovebirds of Mason are still finding a way to be together during the pandemic. Whether it be long FaceTime calls, leaving a surprise on a doorstep, or going for a hike in the woods the couples are doing all they can to stay […]

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Movie Review: The Invisible Man

Scott Reckers | Staff Member Rating: 7/10 Horror movies can become monotonous. Characters often seem to be clueless, running right into the killers plot. Walking into the theatre, I didn’t expect much more than a run-of-the-mill movie. Thankfully I was mistaken. The Invisible Man is not a new idea or character (since it was first thought up a long time […]

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