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The mask shaming game is not worth it

The mask shaming game is not worth it

Leanna Sun

September 13, 2020

Why resorting to debasing others won’t actually help with the pandemic

The importance of the shelter-in-place order

Shelter-in-place notification for Santa Clara County

Zara Iqbal and Michelle Chen

April 10, 2020

How different members of the MVHS community are following the guidelines

The impeachment inquiry: House Judiciary Committee passes two articles against President Donald Trump

U.S President Donald Trump gives a speech.

Swara Tewari and Emily Xia

December 16, 2019

A look into the process leading up to the accusations made against President Trump

America is not as bad as we think

Shuvi Jha

December 13, 2019

resident Donald Trump’s ascension to office in 2016 was hardly smooth sailing. For many, his election was indicative of an America that was becoming increasingly racist,  sexist and intolerable of minorities, people of color and immigrants. Some even declared that the U.S. had become the most rac...

“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Zara Iqbal

October 3, 2017

9 dead, 527 injured. TIME called the shooting “the deadliest in modern U.S. history.” The perpetrator? A 64-year-old white man. Keeping in mind that he’s white, headlines and featured images presumably would feature Stephen Paddock in a comprehensible light. People were disappointed, but not surp...

A reflection on Trump’s first days in office

President Donald Trump signs ten new executive orders after Jan. 25. He signs the order to move forward with the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines. Photo taken from Creative Commons by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann

Jessica Xing

February 9, 2017

n Saturday, Jan. 21, women across America protested through the historic Women’s March, a show of both protest and solidarity for those affected by President Donald Trump’s campaign promises, such as women, Muslims and LGBT groups. But despite efforts to counter the new President, by Jan. 25...

Who really won the presidential debate?

Who really won the presidential debate?

Sara Entezarmahdi

October 5, 2016

The first presidential debate, aired Sept. 26, was accompanied by both controversial topics and public disputes. The debate covered political agendas, including proposed minimum wages, battling global warming and acknowledging racial issues. During and after the debate, constant chatter both on social...

Comparing and contrasting Donald Trump with Andrew Jackson

Comparing and contrasting Donald Trump with Andrew Jackson

Tyler Lin

September 17, 2015

onald Trump has caught the attention of many eyes and is making big headlines all over the news and media. He is famous for being extreme in his campaigning methods — and even more famous for his hair — but history has seen a very similar event around 200 years ago. Andrew Jackson was a former war he...

MVHS On: Donald Trump

MVHS On: Donald Trump

Vanessa Qin

August 26, 2015

Donald Trump is  a wealthy businessman and he isn’t afraid to show it, or even lie about it. But that’s all that he is, at least for now of course. He is also undoubtably one of the most polarizing political candidates of our time. His comments about Mexican immigrants, women, poor people, African Americans, Muslims, and Asians have cut what few ties he previously...