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iGen deconstructed: How the smartphone has shaped our generation

iGen deconstructed: How the smartphone has shaped our generation

Ria Kolli

December 6, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, Education, Local, NEWS

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t her presentation in the MVHS auditorium on Tuesday, November 28, San Diego State University Psychology professor Jean M. Twenge asked a mostly parent-filled audience what generation they were from. People raised their hands when their respective generations were called out, clearly engage...

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

Chetana Ramaiyer

February 14, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, The way we love

Students often go to their parents and teachers for help with school or for practical advice. They might ask for help on a math problem or for help with an essay. But most don't think to ask for help with love. So, we asked for you, watch the video below to hear the advice that parents and teachers have...

Let’s talk about sex: The birds and the bees

Let’s talk about sex: The birds and the bees

Emma Lam

February 4, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, FEATURES, From the magazine, Let's talk about sex, Print

In a survey of 87 students, about 70 percent said that they didn't get the sex talk from their parents. Here, two students and a biology teacher discuss why they think that is. Video by Anjana Melvin. Additional reporting by Priya Reddy.   [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he term ’Birds and Bees' s...

Answers: What’s it like to live away from parents?

Answers: What’s it like to live away from parents?

Elizabeth Han

December 19, 2015


Filed under Answers, FEATURES, Under 20 Minutes

via GIPHY [dropcap]A[/dropcap] drive to school from your mom. A homemade breakfast by your dad. For many MVHS students, the support of their parents is deeply intertwined with their daily lives. They stand behind every breakdown and milestone, completing the circle of family at home. Yet for the f...

Parental guidance not required

Parental guidance not required

Kristin Chang

December 5, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Obedience in high school may negatively impact teenage independence. Right behind your forehead, there sits a chunk of your brain known as the prefrontal cortex. Colloquially, it’s called the “judgment center” — a region where risks are evaluated, social situations are appraised and decisio...

More than money

More than money

Alexandria Poh

May 12, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Economically privileged students inherit their parents’ views on the value of money. Read More »

Matter over mind

Angela Wang

October 14, 2011


Filed under From the magazine, Special

On the desk in student advocate Richard Prinz’s office lies the 2007 article “This is Your (Father’s) Brain on Drugs” by Mike Males. There is another book, “Yes, Your Teen is Crazy” by Michael Bradley. The most recent addition to his pile is National Geographic’s issue on the teenage brain. Biology...

For parents, academics outweigh sports

For parents, academics outweigh sports

Sara Yang

October 24, 2010


Filed under SPORTS

Parents pressure students to quit sports in light of academic load   Read More »...

Going back to high school

Going back to high school

Jiyoon Park

September 17, 2010


Filed under Multimedia

Mother of senior Michelle Yang shares her Back to School Night experience Read More »...

How was your day?

How was your day?

Eric Wong

September 28, 2009


Filed under Blogs '09-'10

Field hockey's "Parent Play Day" brings athletes and their parents closer together   Read More »...