Students object to Ohio’s proposed Don’t Say Gay bill

Alisha Soni | The Chronicle Modeled after a recent proposed Florida bill, the Ohio House of Representatives has introduced House Bill 616, a bill that would ban discussion over gender identity, sexuality, or critical race theory in grades K-3.  A version of Florida’s House Bill 1557, more commonly known as the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, has been introduced in Ohio. […]

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Shortage of skilled workers leads to high-demand for trade employement

Trade careers offer lifestyle that deviates from conventional four-year college Risha Chada | The Chronicle Aimee Liu | The Chronicle A national shortage of skilled workers has threatened the conventional post-graduation path. Despite what many high school students believe, going into a trade—a skilled job that often requires manual labor—can prove to be a resulting and lucrative career. Michael Giovinazza, […]

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Students skip prerequisites to advanced language courses

Tanya Keskar | The Chronicle Mason students have taken initiative of their learning by immersing themselves into additional language courses, some having no prior prerequisites.  By plunging themselves into the realm of foreign language courses with little prior knowledge of the inner-workings of a language is allowing driven students to discover the facets of speech. Mason High School (MHS) senior […]

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Teens ignore negative effects of caffeine consumption

Divy Bose | The Chronicle  Every sip counts. Students at Mason High School (MHS) can be found with an energy drink in their hands from class to class, prying to keep their eyes open. As students continue to thrive off of these drinks, the popularity of energy drinks has skyrocketed in past years. Many students, however, are unaware of the […]

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Album Review: Crash

Review by: Savannah Libby Artist: Charli XCX Rating: 3/5 Charli XCX’s fifth studio album Crash is the product of a turbulent mix of Charli’s passionate feelings about straying from the traditional path during her music career, explaining how she never conformed to the expectations set for her by Atlantic Records. The opening track “Crash” contains heartfelt lyricism, displaying synth and […]

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Online word game inspires community among players

Isabelle Paley | The Chronicle Whether young or old, Wordle is proving to puzzle everyone. Wordle is an online game in which players have six attempts to guess a five-letter word once every day. With each new guess, the game informs the player as to whether or not their guesses are accurate in terms of letters and placement, utilizing green, […]

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: INDIGO DE SOUZA

Della Johnson | Editor-in-Chief Indie rock artist Indigo De Souza exemplifies putting one’s soul into their music. Her dynamically complex discography offers emotional confessions and raw vocals, often shaking with passion and constantly contrasting her yells with softer croons, ranging into an objectively impressive higher register. Though dropping a few songs prior, her first prominent release was her 2018 album […]

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Chronicle All Stars – Winter 2022

At the conclusion of each sports season, the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) selects All-Conference teams for each individual sport based on athlete’s season performances. The Chronicle, however, has determined our winter sports selections for an All-Chronicle team. Fall Sports Coach of the Year: Rob Matula | Girls Basketball Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach Rob Matula led his Comets to a […]

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Movie Review: The Batman

Review by: Aditya Thiyag Directed by: Matt Reeves Rating: 4.5/5 “Something in the Way” was one of the most understated songs on Nirvana’s 1991 magnum opus Nevermind. Consisting of just a few chords, Cobain’s whispering vocals, and with many fans believing the lyrics to be about Cobain’s time homeless, it is a vulnerable record about a broken person seemingly struggling […]

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Russia, Ukraine conflict impacts students with international family ties

Evelina Gaivoronskaia | The Chronicle While students go about their everyday lives, Ukrainian and Russian students are juggling issues stemming from the war in their home countries. On the morning of February 24, Russian troops entered Ukraine from the country’s eastern border after decade-long tensions between the countries escalated. The current conflict stems from Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s worries about […]

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NHS Prom Fashion continues charitable mission

Ava Yungbluth | The Chronicle  Mason’s National Honors Society (NHS) prom fashion show is making a comeback to ensure an amazing prom experience for all upperclassmen. The reign of prom fashion shows ended abruptly in 2019 after the COVID-19 outbreak but has returned this year to carry on the society’s mission of charitability. NHS Prom Fashion Show Chair, senior Rachel […]

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Excitement for Hire

Unique jobs offer students unorthodox workforce experiences Bradyn Johnson | The Chronicle Without the limitation of a nine-to-five job, students at Mason High School have expanded the traditional definition of a job to a new level. From working at the Cincinnati Zoo to the Four Bridges golf course, teens are finding jobs that pertain to their passions. Starting with part-time […]

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LDS high-schoolers commit to early-morning seminary class

Izzy Gaspar’raj | The Chronicle While some are just waking up for the school day, certain students are already up, studying religious scriptures. From 6:30 to 7:15 each morning, high-school members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) attend a seminary class, taught by adult members of the Church, in which they study the scriptures of their […]

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Thank you for bringing us together

Abby Waechter | Managing Editor “It’s just a game,” is what I wanted to say after I saw the Mason Girls Basketball team walking off of the court in tears Saturday night after clawing their way to the State final, and losing in overtime to the Reynoldsburg Raiders.  Looking back on it now, I’ve discovered that this wasn’t the case. […]

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