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The virtual closet

The virtual closet

Sharon Tung

September 23, 2015

Story by Emma Lam and Sharon Tung sinking feeling settles in the stomach of a teen who has been misgendered again. Whether by a old friend or new acquaintance, it can feel embarrassing, exposing, and annoying. Every time they meet a new person, they restart the process of explaining their identity agai...

Breaking Convention: Upperclassmen taking typical underclassmen courses

Breaking Convention: Upperclassmen taking typical underclassmen courses

Renee Pu

September 10, 2015

e assume that a sophomore cannot take regular Biology, a junior cannot take Chemistry Honors and a senior cannot take US History. Since there are no official limitations and many reasons for upperclassmen taking classes that are usually for underclassmen, we should not assume people are not academicall...

We must follow MV GSA’s example

We must follow MV GSA’s example

Tal Marom

August 21, 2015

The beliefs that all people are either gay or straight as well as male or female are two traditional views that are on their way out the door. Pangender, bisexual, gender nonconforming — these are all gender and sexual identities that people define themselves by. It’s not just gay and straight anymo...

Congressional challenger Ro Khanna looks to the youth to build his campaign

Congressional challenger Ro Khanna looks to the youth to build his campaign

Anushka Tyagi

September 17, 2014

Congressional candidate Ro Khanna’s fellowship began with five eager high school students wanting to be a part of politics. As the fellowship gained popularity, more students were informed of ways they can make a mark in the foundation of their future. As of September, 55 students are involved. Goi...

Infinite Campus allows students to view schedules early

Anushka Tyagi

August 28, 2014

Reported by Rabina Bisht and Anushka Tyagi.

Summer binge watching detracts from time better spent in other outlets

Eva Spitzen

September 7, 2013

Over the summer, MVHS students are known to participate in an activity called binge watching. However, this seemingly innocent pastime has some serious drawbacks that students should consider. Click here to read the original article about binge-watching. [youtube link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...