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Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Meet the 2020 democratic candidates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Swara Tewari, and Neysa Singh

November 15, 2019

The result of the 2016 Presidential election was met with shock by many. The 2020 Presidential election, therefore, captures many Americans' attention, and the Democratic Party claims that their ultimate goal is to remove current President Donald Trump from office. It's hard to tell whether any of th...

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Imposter Syndrome: Exploring the Nuances

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, and Neysa Singh

October 16, 2019

You're a fraud. You're a fake, an imposter, undeserving of the accomplishments you have. We all have this voice in our head. The one that convinces us that our accomplishments never measure up to what we actually deserve. Especially at MVHS, this phenomenon of people feeling inadequate amidst their ac...

Behind the controller

Behind the controller

Shivani Gupta, Leanna Sun, Vivian Jiang, Shreshta Ranganathan, Alyssa Hui, and Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​

The F-Word: Failure

The F-Word: Failure

Tyler Cho, Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Hannah Lee, Nivedita Menon, and Claire Wen

September 20, 2019

Examining the influence of failure in the MVHS community

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Neysa Singh, Anoop Iyer, and Robert Liu

September 20, 2019

hroughout our lives, our friendships are most likely what make or break our experiences. Our friends are the people we can confide in, the people we enjoy being around and the people we unfortunately take for granted more often than not. The following stories explore the intricacies and the remarkable ...