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Student skincare routines

Students discuss their various approaches to skincare
December 3, 2020
Students discuss their various approaches to skincare

Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter
November 26, 2020
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter

Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp
A vegan dessert recipe to make during the 2020 fall holiday season
November 25, 2020
A vegan dessert recipe to make during the 2020 fall holiday season

BTS’s album ‘BE’ stands as the group’s most human gem

The release of BTS’s new self-produced album depicts life in quarantine nostalgically
November 23, 2020
The release of BTS’s new self-produced album depicts life in quarantine nostalgically

Diving into MONSTA X’s third studio album: ‘Fatal Love’

The members of MONSTA X — Shownu, Kihyun, Joohoney, Minhyuk, I.M. and Hyungwon (from left to right) — pose for a teaser for the MV of
MONSTA X delivers a solid album that explores new genres while retaining its unique style, but struggles to differentiate itself from previous works
November 7, 2020
MONSTA X delivers a solid album that explores new genres while retaining its unique style, but struggles to differentiate itself from previous works

Pet Instas

Junior Tyra Lin’s corgi Mina sits for a photo at Yosemite National Park in January of 2019. Photo by Tyra Lin | Used with permission
Students share about the Instagram accounts they created for their pets
November 7, 2020
Students share about the Instagram accounts they created for their pets

Breaking down Bollywood

Math and physics teacher Sushma Bana believes the Bollywood industry and its films accentuate the prevalent misogyny in India
How the Bollywood industry impacts Indian Americans
November 7, 2020
How the Bollywood industry impacts Indian Americans

Second-guessing a fiction dynasty

Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Hermione Granger set in front of the transgender flag.
Examining J. K. Rowling’s transphobic stance and what it means for Harry Potter fans
November 7, 2020
Examining J. K. Rowling’s transphobic stance and what it means for Harry Potter fans

This is ________: Music and the human condition

This is ________: Music and the human condition
The role of music in building interpersonal connections
November 6, 2020

From “Edelweiss“ to "808s & Heartbreak,” music is nestled within our day-to-day Zoom breaks, karaoke sessions and midnight adrenaline rushes. Read more about MVHS students and teachers’ nostalgic...

Creative entrepreneurs for a cause

Sophomores Angela Doncsev and Nikita Swaminathan model the Lav and Butterfly hoodies.
MVHS students start clothing and accessory businesses and raise funds for coral restoration, children in need, COVID-19 and BLM
October 31, 2020
MVHS students start clothing and accessory businesses and raise funds for coral restoration, children in need, COVID-19 and BLM

‘Over the Moon,’ shines in its graphics, soundtrack and storytelling

‘Over the Moon,’ shines in its graphics, soundtrack and storytelling
The visually stunning musical adventure, starring MV alumnae Cathy Ang, takes a modern twist on a traditional Chinese legend
October 28, 2020
The visually stunning musical adventure, starring MV alumnae Cathy Ang, takes a modern twist on a traditional Chinese legend

The age of customization: iOS14 and its widgets

The ability to personalize  home screens and iPhone interfaces has led to a trend following the release of iOS14. Graphic by TechnoSports
Apple’s newest software update allows iPhone users to be more flexible with their app organization than ever before
October 25, 2020
Apple’s newest software update allows iPhone users to be more flexible with their app organization than ever before
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