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A legacy left in the comic books

A legacy left in the comic books

Tabitha Mendez and Keshav Taneja

November 28, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

On Nov. 12, the comic industry lost a legend — Stan Lee — who passed at 95 years old. Lee’s legacy will live on through his beloved Marvel characters, ranging from the Avengers to Spider-Man. Lee has worked with Marvel for a majority of his life, including his well-known cameos in almost every Marvel m...

‘Creed 2’ review: An outstanding continuation of the ‘Rocky’ franchise

‘Creed 2’ review: An outstanding continuation of the ‘Rocky’ franchise

Anish Vasudevan

November 27, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

After “Creed 1” hit theatres in 2015 and soared through the box office ratings, racking up over $170 million in earnings, a sequel was apparent. As the fifth installment of the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed 2” was much anticipated, straying from being a simple boxing movie. Like the Star...

Crimes of Grindelwald: Reviving the magic

Crimes of Grindelwald: Reviving the magic

Gauri Kaushik

November 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

The second installation of the Fantastic Beasts series continues the legacy of the Wizarding World for fans of the franchise

Homemade Hipster: Mini pecan pies

Homemade Hipster: Mini pecan pies

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

November 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

With winter right around the corner, pies and other warm delights are found throughout grocery stores and at Thanksgiving dinners. With a tangible sweetness and soft texture, pecan pies are something you’ll often see during the holidays. These mini versions of the traditional pecan pie are a delicious and q...

Dessert Detectives: Cocohodo

Dessert Detectives: Cocohodo

Hannah Lee

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste

A Story to Remember

A Story to Remember

Laasya Koduru

November 21, 2018


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT

Self-driving cars. Proteins that help patients with cardiac problems. Smartphone addiction versus drug addiction. These are all various topics that MVHS’s science magazine Res Novae staff writers wrote about for their first cycle. In Res Novae, a long process takes place behind the scenes befor...

A whiff of…

A whiff of…

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Dear Music,

Dear Music,

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

ear Music, I distinctly remember sitting on a piano bench for the very first time, my shoes barely reaching the ground. My teacher patiently taught me what numbers to name each of my fingers and how to poise them over the keys just right. I was almost scared to start pressing the keys, scared that...

Kickin’ It With Kid Kuza

Kickin’ It With Kid Kuza

Annie Zhang

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

t's been a while — a few hours in actuality — and the ear-splitting raps have not ceased. A multitude of people crowd around a booming speaker in Union Square Park, N.Y., otherwise known as the notorious “cypher” rap circles that gather weekly. The crowd thunders and the park re...

Penne for your thoughts

Penne for your thoughts

Jahan Razavi

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, From the magazine

any can just name a handful, like “penne,” “spaghetti” and “linguine.” But the world of pasta is far more intricate. The various shapes, in addition to being elaborate, each holding a hidden geometry. “Pasta,” the Italian word for paste, is a dish that has been around for over two millenn...

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Alyssa Hui and Kamyar Moradi

November 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Thrift shopping serves as a cheaper alternative to conventional shopping