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Freshman wins California Doodle4Google contest

Freshman wins California Doodle4Google contest

Alina Abidi

February 5, 2016

Story reported by Alina Abidi and Malini Ramaiyer t around 11:00 p.m. on Feb. 5th, freshman Christina Wu was on the stage in the auditorium with her parents and the congressman and the mayor and the principal and Google employees and a blown up canvas of her artwork. But 30 minutes before, she was ...

La Pluma Coffeehouse allows students to kick back and relax

Sophomore Evan Zhang sings at the La Pluma Coffeehouse. The event featured a variety of acts including singing, dancing and role play. Photo by Varsha Venkat.

Varsha Venkat

April 8, 2014

  How often do you get to hear a musician with a Spanish guitar at school, poetry readings and breakdancers perform on the same stage? La Pluma Coffeehouse had all that and more. In an attempt to recreate coffee shop vibes at MVHS, the school’s literary publication La Pluma hosted its ann...