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A timeline of President Obama’s time in office

A timeline of President Obama’s time in office

Ilena Peng

January 12, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS, Politics

Regardless of the country’s various opinions of President Barack Obama, he will forever be remembered as one of the incredible individuals that climbed their way to the highest office in the nation to shape our country. On Jan. 10, our president concluded eight years in office with his farewell addres...

Student reactions to the Chicago hate crime on Jan. 4

Student reactions to the Chicago hate crime on Jan. 4

Sepand Rouz

January 10, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS

On Jan. 4 in Chicago, a white man was found walking along a street clearly in confusion. He had been tied up and tortured by both male and female African Americans ranging from the ages of 18 to 24 for up to 48 hours until police found him and questioned him about his state of distress. Chicago police h...

How “Gay” and “AIDS” are used in MVHS student life

How “Gay” and “AIDS” are used in MVHS student life

Sepand Rouz

December 15, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, National, NEWS

hen Student Conduct Liaison Thomas Michaelis hears students using the terms "gay" and "AIDS" to describe "something lame", he lets them off with a warning first. But he remembers their faces, and if he hears it again from the same student, he brings them to the office. “They better pick somethi...

Muslims living the aftereffects of 9/11

Muslims living the aftereffects of 9/11

Avni Prasad

September 11, 2016


Filed under Main slider, National, NEWS

unior Razi Mahmood was one and a half years old when the infamous attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 occurred. All he knows of the immediate aftermath of 9/11 is from the stories he hears, and one in particular still stands out to him: Mahmood’s two older sisters were walking back from school. They were wearing hijab...