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Primaries and Caucuses for Dummies

Primaries and Caucuses for Dummies

Swara Tewari, Managing editor

March 18, 2020

Breaking down America’s primary system to select party candidates

NBA suspends all games left in the season due to COVID-19

NBA suspends all games left in the season due to COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Leanna Sun

March 13, 2020

Exploring the the reactions of MVHS to the suspension of the NBA season

Section 504

Section 504

Jefferson Le and Annie Zhang

March 13, 2020

*Rowan is anonymous in order to protect their identity.  The 504 plan is a law within the Americans with Disabilities Act, which states that individuals who are clinically or medically diagnosed with a disability that impairs their academic success are entitled to “reasonable accommodations” — ex...

What’s in your bag?

What’s in your bag?

Hannah Lee

March 11, 2020

Dancer Ariyal Jain shares some of her essentials

The Blue Wave: Teen involvement in California primaries

The Blue Wave: Teen involvement in California primaries

Jai Uparkar and Emily Xia

March 11, 2020

Local community members discuss their involvement in the political process

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

The Rise of MV Gymnastics

Rucha Soman and Jayanti Jha

March 11, 2020

A t the start of the 2019-20 school year, after the MVHS cheer team fell apart, athletic director Nick Bonacorsi overheard a girl who was previously on cheer hoping for the creation of a gymnastics team at MVHS. After looking into the logistics of starting one, Bonacorsi realized MVHS once had a gy...

Musical mood: What are MVHS students listening to?

Musical mood: What are MVHS students listening to?

Charlotte Chui

March 11, 2020

Asking people who are wearing headphones what they're listening to at that moment

Out of the red: California passes a temporary law removing menstrual product sales tax

Out of the red: California passes a temporary law removing menstrual product sales tax

Emily Xia

February 11, 2020

MVHS Girls Empowerment Club members and a biology teacher react to the politicization of products for men and women

Path to the Peak: Members of the MVHS community share their backpacking experiences

Path to the Peak: Members of the MVHS community share their backpacking experiences

Sophia Chen and Brian Xu

February 8, 2020

Backpacking: an outdoor activity that combines backcountry camping and hiking, requiring the participant to carry all their necessities on their backs. It can be venturing beyond the state of California into New Mexico with a Boy Scout troop. It can be trekking through the Alaskan wilderness with a s...

Xenophobia in the music industry

Xenophobia in the music industry

Zara Iqbal and Claire Yang

February 7, 2020

Entertainment award shows discriminate against non-English speaking artists

Athlete of the Month: Ashley Liu

Athlete of the Month: Ashley Liu

Rucha Soman

February 7, 2020

After watching people who played at her elementary school and noticing her dad’s keen interest in the sport, senior Ashley Liu started playing basketball in sixth grade. At first Liu would shoot hoops during her time at  Lincoln Elementary School, later joining her sixth grade basketball team at ...