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The trampoline girls

The trampoline girls

Swara Tewari, Features editor

February 8, 2019

Okay, look. I was only in it for the trampoline. At first.   The entire spring of 2010, my sister, neighbor and I had enviously watched the girls across the street jump on their trampoline. We could hear them, laughing and yelling in their backyard. We spent months ducking behind trees, w...

Power’s out

Power’s out

Shuvi Jha

January 23, 2019

How a power outage helped me put my life and priorities in perspective

Constant Change: As the holiday season approaches

Constant Change: As the holiday season approaches

Oishee Misra

November 12, 2018

It’s that time of the year again. The time when the air smells a little crisper, the leaves crunch as boot-clad feet tread over them and the sun peeks out a little less frequently. The time when Starbucks brings out their exquisite cups, stores begin stringing up amalgamations of lights and turkeys go on sal...

Positive psychology movement encourages students to put happiness first

Positive psychology movement encourages students to put happiness first

Amanda Chan

November 13, 2015

At MVHS, students are so focused on succeeding academically that they often feel an overwhelming amount of stress. After attending a happiness conference, social studies teacher Scott Victorine has begun a positive psychology movement at MVHS to improve students’ well being. Victorine has implemente...

Boys on top!

Boys on top!

Aafreen Mahmood

September 29, 2009

Now there's scientific proof that guys are actually ahead in the race to contentment. Ladies, what's wrong with us?  Read More »...