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Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime performance receives mixed reviews

Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl halftime performance receives mixed reviews

Michelle Wong

February 13, 2018


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Media

[su_dropcap style="flat" size="4"]T[/su_dropcap]he Super Bowl: an American tradition celebrated by football fanatics and many others, even those who don’t follow the sport to witness the memorable halftime show. But even before the start of the 52nd Super Bowl, there was plenty of controversy surro...

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Cheer and Song: A year’s worth of effort

Becca Zheng

December 2, 2016


Filed under Best of Videos, Briefs, Multimedia, Scream and Shout, Video

“[su_dropcap style="flat]O[/su_dropcap]ne two, three four, five six, seven eight. Hail to thee’ ole MV High!” MV’s cheer and song team work towards a set of goals and aim to reach national level of competition. Although team members have different levels of cheer experience, they work together...

Bhangra team introduces new system to team members

Shriya Deshpande

September 30, 2016


Filed under Briefs

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n theater, they’re called understudies. In computing, they’re called backups. In Bhangra, they’re called alternates. But now, alternates are no longer a part of the Bhangra team’s method. Instead of having backup dancers, each team member will learn all the choreography...

How to prepare for the Spotlite on India 2016 auditions

How to prepare for the Spotlite on India 2016 auditions

Devika Watave

January 4, 2016


Filed under Briefs

The Indo-American Student Association has begun planning for its biggest event of the year: Spotlite on India. This is MVHS’s Indian cultural show, which takes place in May and features acts such as dancing, singing and playing instruments. Auditions will be held in January for main acts and in February...

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals

Superstitions: Behind the curtain- Performance superstitions and rituals

Sarah Robinson

October 20, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Interactives, Multimedia, Superstitions

*Correction (Oct. 21): Rhea was previously listed as performing a ritual for an incorrect dance. [dropcap]I[/dropcap]n performance arts, so much can go wrong during every show. MVHS student performers have many of their own rituals that they go through before each performance, each intended to bring...

Varsity girls volleyball toughs it out against Mountain View

Varsity girls volleyball toughs it out against Mountain View

Patrick Mi

September 21, 2009


Filed under Game Reviews

Girls varsity volleyball loses  first game against  strong opponent Mountain View High School Read More »...