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Clashing views on the climate crisis

Clashing views on the climate crisis
Exploring‌ ‌how the upcoming election has environmental consequences
October 27, 2020
Exploring‌ ‌how the upcoming election has environmental consequences

Let’s address climate change

This image from NASA's terra satellite was able to capture the huge swath of smoke generated by the California wildfires.
Examining recent effects of climate change from Earth Overshoot Day to California’s current condition
September 11, 2020
Examining recent effects of climate change from Earth Overshoot Day to California’s current condition

The California wildfires impact the FUHSD community

This image from the NASA Earth Observatory demonstrates the extent of California's 2020 wildfires and the burn scars left on the state. Used with permission | NASA
Students and staff receive evacuation notices due to spreading wildfires
August 30, 2020
Students and staff receive evacuation notices due to spreading wildfires

An Earth Day promise

An Earth Day promise
COVID-19 presents an opportunity to pursue climate action with renewed vigor
April 22, 2020
COVID-19 presents an opportunity to pursue climate action with renewed vigor

Up in flames: Australian bushfires from July 2019 continue to devastate

Senior Isabelle Dingli, an Australian citizen, spent her winter break in Melbourne, about 100 miles away from the nearest fires, but she says the air quality impacted her.
Australian students from MVHS react to the longer, more widespread bushfires in their home country
February 10, 2020

Since late July 2019, Australian wildfires have ravaged over 26 million acres of land and destroyed over 3,000 homes. After the deaths of three American firefighters on Jan. 23, the fatality count rose...

The Greta Thunberg hate train

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Why conservatives’ hatred for Greta Thunberg is ignorant and shameful
February 7, 2020
Why conservatives’ hatred for Greta Thunberg is ignorant and shameful

Australian wildfires: Lack of media attention demonstrates global apathy

Firefighters join together to combat the Australian wildfires that have ravaged the nation since late July 2019.
Exploring the media coverage of the Australian wildfires
February 5, 2020
Exploring the media coverage of the Australian wildfires

Recalling the best and worst of 2019

Recalling the best and worst of 2019
Looking back at the best and worst moments of 2019
January 10, 2020
Looking back at the best and worst moments of 2019

Left in the dark

Left in the dark
Examining the effects of the PG&E power outages
November 23, 2019
Examining the effects of the PG&E power outages

World at stake

World at stake
MVHS community responds to the dire effects of climate change
October 18, 2019

Meaningful Protesting

During March of 2018, MVHS students hosted a school walk-out in order to protest against gun violence in America.
Refuting my previous belief that protesting is ineffective
September 25, 2019
Refuting my previous belief that protesting is ineffective

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Graphic | Oishee Misra
Exploring the positives in the democratic debates
September 22, 2019

t’s easy to resign to dismay while attempting to stay informed about the latest news around the globe. That’s why opinion editors Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra discuss the silver linings that...

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