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Class of 2019 hosts Senior Sunrise

Class of 2019 hosts Senior Sunrise

Gauri Kaushik and Chelsea Wong

August 29, 2018


Filed under Around Campus, Main slider, NEWS

The sky was still dark as seniors arrived at the field, many wrapped in blankets. Meeting up with friends, they made their way to the bleachers facing the east to watch the sun rise. Click through the photos below to read more. ...

“Crazy Rich Asians” Review: a milestone for diversity in Hollywood

“Crazy Rich Asians” Review: a milestone for diversity in Hollywood

Gauri Kaushik

August 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Reviews

he first big Hollywood release with an all-Asian cast since the Joy Luck Club in 1993, Crazy Rich Asians has created waves throughout the film industry and in Asian-American communities. As such, the movie had high expectations for its much anticipated release on August 15. And, if box office returns ar...

Gauri Kaushik

Gauri Kaushik

April 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Gauri Kaushik is a managing editor on staff and has served previously as a News editor. In her free time, she enjoys rereading Harry Potter and going to the park with her dog Jackie.

Honors American Literature teachers add new film to curriculum

Honors American Literature teachers add new film to curriculum

Gauri Kaushik

March 24, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

This school year, Honors American Literature teachers introduced an addition to the curriculum — rather than watching “Edward Scissorhands” for the film analysis portion of the class, the students watched “Moonlight.” “Moonlight” is best known for being the first LGBTQ film and the first film with a...

Take two: thousands gather for the second annual women’s march

Take two: thousands gather for the second annual women’s march

Gauri Kaushik

January 22, 2018


Filed under Local, NEWS

Chants of “Not my president” and “Hey, hey! Ho ho! Donald Drumpf has got to go!” mixed with cheers, singing and laughter as thousands of people filled the streets of San Jose at 11 a.m. on Jan. 20 for the San Jose Women's March 2018. This march, and the other marches that occurred across the...

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Math teacher Colin Anderson suffered a minor heart attack

Gauri Kaushik

December 1, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

n November 29, math teacher and volleyball coach Colin Anderson was visiting a chiropractor for a back pain he had been experiencing for about a week when he suddenly broke into a sweat and began to feel a pain throughout his body. Anderson drove himself to urgent care and it was only five minutes i...

“Me Too”: MVHS alumni share their sexual assault stories

“Me Too”: MVHS alumni share their sexual assault stories

Gauri Kaushik

November 10, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, News Multimedia

"The first time it happened, she was in elementary school. They were playing a game where she had to “guess the object,” and he made her touch certain body parts. What made it worse was the fact that he was her cousin." After the sexual assault allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein,...

Potential military recruits try the Army’s PFT

Potential military recruits try the Army’s PFT

Gauri Kaushik

November 9, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, NEWS

hile many students at MVHS are busy considering which colleges they want to attend, some students are considering another option— the military. Sophomore Elvis Lang and juniors Kaitlyn Zou and Ryan Johnston are just a few of these students. Watch the video below to see them complete the Army’s B...

Closing the curtain

Closing the curtain

Gauri Kaushik

November 9, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, NEWS

or Cupertino residents, Bluelight Cinemas was a place for school field trips and family movie nights, for screenings of Chinese and Indian movies that otherwise didn't make it to theaters in the US. It meant cheaper movie tickets, along with the opportunity to see lesser-known documentaries and films on the bi...