Tag: senior

Letter From the Editor

Dear Patriots, This marks our last issue for the school year as well as my last letter from the editor to you all. Needless to say, this is very bittersweet. As I myself come close to graduation, I am feeling…

Reach for the Sky With Nesmith

Senior Jason Nesmith talks about the inspiration for his music and more BY IZZ LAMAGDELEINE, COPY CHIEF When thinking about how to answer a particularly challenging question, Jason Nesmith does not just say, “Uh, uh, uh”—he sings it, sounding like he…

Gotta Collect ‘Em All

Senior Peter Nguyen tries to collect as many Mason t-shirts as possible BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR Most Mason students leave the school with a sizeable collection of free Mason T-shirts, but very few can claim to have nearly 200…

Rico Gomez looks back on his track career at Mason

BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Rico Gomez walked through the indoor track at Mason’s field house as if by muscle memory. It seemed like Gomez had spent so much time there that the field house was his second home, and…

Senior lacrosse star reflects on her athletic career

BY LAURA SCUDDER, SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Listening to Chachi Kelehan speak about lacrosse and the women’s team here at Mason, one can immediately tell that she knows what it means to be a team player. Kelehan is friendly and clearly…

Redshirt Senior Tejon Anthony Recounts His Wrestling Career

BY BILLY FERGUSON, ONLINE DIRECTOR In the seventh grade, Tejon Anthony did not make his school’s basketball team. As a result, he continued with youth wrestling. This deferral kept Anthony interested in wrestling throughout much of his academic career. He chose…

Wrestling With A Passion

Redshirt senior Matthew Voss shares his wrestling story at Mason BY NATALIE HEAVREN SPORTS EDITOR “I started wrestling when I was six years old, and I’ve been doing it ever since,” said redshirt senior Matthew Voss. “I would be wrestling around…

One Last Stride

Senior Sarah Moore reflects on her college experience as a student-athlete BY KIM BARTENFELDER STAFF WRITER For senior Sarah Moore, track and field has been a guiding light. Starting her career early on as a freshman at James Hubert Blake High…