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A student’s role in COVID-19 relief

A student’s role in COVID-19 relief
Exploring how students can help with the virus’s impacts
April 20, 2020

When junior Anusha Adira came to learn about the dire situation of COVID-19 — how in just a couple months it had sent half the world into lockdown — she was shocked. Perhaps even more shocking to her...

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager

Reflecting on the meaning of being a cultured American teenager
September 22, 2019

If you called me an uncultured American teenager four years ago, past me would agree. What is Netflix? What are Snapchat streaks? What’s it like going to the movies with friends? I was a stranger...

Updating their status

Updating their status
Seniors explain their decisions in whether or not to post about what college they will attend
May 24, 2019
Seniors explain their decisions in whether or not to post about what college they will attend

Easy ways to read the news

Easy ways to read the news
A few methods to quickly become informed
March 11, 2019
A few methods to quickly become informed

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Seniors change their username on Facebook to avoid being found by colleges
January 24, 2019

As the college application process begins, many seniors decide to change their Facebook names. Some switched last names with students in their friend group, while others changed both their first and last...

Subtly humorous traits

Subtly humorous traits
Examining Subtle Asian and Curry Traits’ influence on MVHS students
December 16, 2018

Facebook, popularized for its ability to find and connect people, has since evolved into a platform for a staple of the MVHS student community: memes.     Within Facebook, there are countless...

MVFBLA visits Facebook campus

MVFBLA visits Facebook campus
February 17, 2018

The Facebook campus bustled with people of all backgrounds and ages, some hurriedly walking into buildings holding laptops while others snacked and chatted with friends at the scattered tables. Amongst...

Follow the leader: how interschool social media gap affects leadership communications

Follow the leader: how interschool social media gap affects leadership communications
September 21, 2016

Story by Hannan Waliullah and Jessica Xing  acebook is the new Myspace. "New" in the sense that for the younger generation, it is heading towards its grave. With the abundance of social media platforms...

Scream and Shout: Share your voice

Scream and Shout: Share your voice
May 18, 2016

Original story written by Aditi Desai and Sanjana Murthy rom MV Cares to the Pray for Paris filters, Facebook profile pictures have taken a major role in the student body’s voice and community involvement....

Students react to Facebook’s new reactions

Students react to Facebook’s new reactions
March 10, 2016

Additional reporting and visuals by Isabel Navarrete reshman Jenna Tsai stared at screen for several seconds, confused. She clicked “Like,” then un-clicked it. She hovered her mouse over the...

Seniors share education apps they wish they had when they were freshmen

Seniors share education apps they wish they had when they were freshmen
November 20, 2015

Senior Ali Zaidi: Piazza “‘When [Physics teacher Jim] Birdsong first introduced it to us he called it ‘Facebook for nerds,’ which I kind of agree with. It’s basically a forum where you post...

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