Mason Robotics Earns Prestigious Award

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Colin Koot, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019

In robotics, a prestigious award called the chairman’s award goes to the team with the highest values and best cooperation within their members. Mason High School’s own robotics team, also known as The Tractor Technicians, were given said award at a recent competition, called the First Robotics Compe...

Body Image Promo

Madeline Chrome

March 1, 2019

Body Image & The Media

Madeline Chrome and Ava Houghton

February 25, 2019

   Body image is a major problem in today’s society. The greatest contributor to this enormous issue is the media and how it represents, or fails to represent, each individual. When a teenager goes on social media, they are met with images of society’s unreasonable expectations of what their bodi...

The Societal Importance Of TikTok

James Muenzenmaier, A&E Editor

February 15, 2019

    TikTok is a social media platform made for creating and sharing short videos of comedy, lip syncing, or otherwise.The app originated in China as Douyin (抖音) in September of 2016. In November 2017, TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance spent approximately $1 billion to purchase m...

Mason Robotics in 2019

James Muenzenmaier, A&E Editor

February 14, 2019

The robotics program in Mason schools is one of the fastest developing programs that the city of Mason has. With the heftiest margin of growth taking place over the most recent years, a complete overhaul on the entire program would need to be made to saturate this development. Because of this opportunity for...

Burchfield Park

James Muenzenmaier, A&E Editor

December 20, 2018

Now that the winter season is here, the memories of spending entire days  in the snow are returning to the minds of adults and children alike. This holiday season is the perfect time of year to revive old memories, or create new memories made in the enchanting boundaries of Ingham County’s own Burchf...

Places to make big bucks

Places to make big bucks

Calysta, Video

November 9, 2018

Searching for jobs that hire under 18 can be a hassle. The minimum hiring age for most jobs is 16, but different jobs have varying age requirements. Take a look at these 10 jobs in the Ingham County area that hire under 18 years old. Mason’s very own Taco Bell is now open again and they hire 16...

Falling Into Autumn

Samara Trout, Writer

November 2, 2018

Instagram has already been flooded with colorful autumn leaves, apple orchards, cider mills, and the classic pumpkin patch photo. Finding ways to make the most of this year’s autumn season, spending weekends to get these photos and avoid completing that monstrous pile of homework lingering in one’s...

The Best Local Places to Take Your Senior Pictures

The Best Local Places to Take Your Senior Pictures

Nicolette T, Writer

November 1, 2018

Taking senior pictures might just be the most important pictures ever taken in one's life. Not only will their personality and their momentous style stand out, but also with having a forever saved memory lock into their pictures with either a portrait or yearbook will be earth shattering. Now where...

A Memorable Touchdown

A Memorable Touchdown

Gwyneth Zamora, Reporter

November 1, 2018

At the end of Masons game against Muskegon Orchard View, Mason football coach, Gary Houghton was met with a request following to Friday’s game to help generate a special moment for Muskegon Orchard View senior, Fletcher Payne a student with special needs score a touchdown. This isn't the first time...

Autumn Activities: Haunted Houses

Nicole R, photography

October 31, 2018

Every year during the fall, most people look forward to all things Halloween related. Many people enjoy the thrill of being scared, caused by haunted houses and other haunted attractions. Some Haunted attractions in the area are well known, such as Shawhaven. Others such as Corpse barn shock haunt, and...

2018 Costa Rica Trip

2018 Costa Rica Trip

Alex, Writer/Video

October 19, 2018

Every other year, Mason students and staff have an option to go on a trip to the country of Costa Rica. On the trip this year were 18 students and three chaperones including Cortney Ford, Betsy Collins, and Ben Shoemaker.   The next trip will be in June of 2020. There is a certain process...

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