Bottles of hand sanitizer

Peak Performance Physical Therapy opens in Mason

On the corner of Columbia and Cedar Street in Mason, a group of therapists is ready to help people suffering from pain. While many businesses remain closed, Peak Performance Physical Therapy opened its new location in the Mason area. Chiehyi TsuiHand sanitizers on the front desk for patients at clinic. “It’s different, but there are people out there who need help, so that is kind of our thoughts for opening now,” said therapist Megan Brew. This clinic was planned to open in the summer but pushed back to this month because of the COVID-19.

Part-time job rates for high school students decrease as course loads increase

Spartan Newsroom Reporters Sean Gardner, Rachel Hitchcock, Chiehyi Tsui and Allison Smith examined the impact and prevalence of working a part-time job while in high school. Video Credit: Sean Gardner and Chiehyi Tsui

Students are less likely to work a part-time job today as opposed to a few decades ago for a number of reasons. A higher rate of high school and college attendance is the biggest contributor. Substantial course loads require more time set aside for schoolwork, but rising college tuition rates lead many students to work to save up in preparation for the costs. Other students work to pay for everyday expenses like gas and food.