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Viewing the Future

Viewing the Future

Laasya Koduru

January 12, 2019


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Flipping through pictures of nebulas, planets and galaxies as a child, senior and Co-President  of Astronomy and Astrophysics club Eric Yang remembers the early exposure that sparked his initial interest for the subject. This small spark eventually blossomed into a desire to learn more about astronomy a...

MVMSC hosts first integration bee

MVMSC hosts first integration bee

Herman Saini and Iman Malik

December 17, 2018


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For their weekly meeting on Dec. 14, Math and Science Club (MSC) hosted their first integration bee for members. In an integration bee, two competitors are given a certain amount of time to solve integrals, and whoever solves them correctly the quickest moves on to the next round. According to Di...

Pride for GSA

Pride for GSA

Dhruvika Randad

December 17, 2018


Filed under A closer look, Around Campus, Best of News, Briefs, GSA, NEWS

As the first semester comes to an end, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance club concludes the year with satisfaction. From organizing their annual Coming Out Day to partnering with teachers for Q&A panels to showcasing presentations on fundamental topics like allyship, the GSA officer team is proud o...

Preparation for Synopsys Science Fair

Preparation for Synopsys Science Fair

Emily Xia

December 17, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

icropipettes. Microscopes. MATLAB XL. For members of the Research Club, these are just a few of the equipment pieces that may be used in their Synopsys Science Fair project, with the fair itself happening on March 14. However, many of the members are unaware of how to start experimentation. To allow t...

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

Zara Iqbal

December 17, 2018


Filed under Briefs, STEM

  On Nov. 14, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WiSTEM) held an informational meeting about the Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE), which previously took place at Google Headquarters in April. MVHS, Saratoga HS and Lynbrook HS hold and participate in the exposition every year...

Speech and Debate: Explained

Speech and Debate: Explained

Justine Ha and Elena Khan

December 17, 2018


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From Dec. 14 to Dec 16, MVHS Speech and Debate attended the Winter SCU Invitational at Santa Clara University, which is one of the 20 tournaments MVHS speech and debate attends this school year. The first day, Dec. 14, was for the debate team, while the second and third day, Dec. 15 to 16, was for the...

MV Octagon kicks off Cure Cancer Cafe

MV Octagon kicks off Cure Cancer Cafe

Stuti Upadhyay and Tabitha Mendez

December 17, 2018


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Every year in mid-March, MV Octagon, MVHS’ largest volunteer club, hosts an event called Cure Cancer Cafe (CCC) to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). The event is held in the Quinlan Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m. and features singers, dancers, a speech from a cancer survivor...

Technovation first-timers

Technovation first-timers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

December 16, 2018


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With business plans, app development training, Hackathons and 80 girls, the teams from the MVHS Technovation club have been eager to start preparing for their annual Technovation Challenge competition. Technovation is a club for girls to learn basic coding languages and app development skills by parti...

Tri-M Honor Society: The triumphs and the drawbacks

Tri-M Honor Society: The triumphs and the drawbacks

Annie Zhang

December 15, 2018


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2018 wrapped, a year of up and downs for Tri-M Honor Society

Movie night with ‘22

Movie night with ‘22

Sreya Kumar and Brandon Ng

December 15, 2018


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Full crowds. Empty pizza boxes. A sudden drop-out. While the Class of 2022 hosted their movie night, the class officers watched freshmen come together. However, behind the success, there was a scramble. As the class officers had planned it, they would play “Crazy Rich Asians” at the movie night...

Science Olympiad anticipates upcoming competition season

Science Olympiad anticipates upcoming competition season

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi

December 14, 2018


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With the four-month-long competition season arriving in 2019, Science Olympiad continues to host study sessions and mock tournaments for its competing members to gain experience. Throughout January, Science Olympiad will compete in various invitational tournaments, starting with the Mira Loma Invitational...