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Humanities Central: Where activism starts

Humanities Central: Where activism starts

Rachel Jiang

September 26, 2019

Humanities Central, a newly introduced club, comes to MVHS with only one thing in mind: standing up for what each individual believes in.  As soon as senior and president Jiani Tian found out that New York passed a ban on cat declawing, Tian wanted to do more to raise awareness about the controversy over animal rights. Inspired by the ban, Tian and her friends sought t...

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Oishee Misra

May 23, 2019

osing your towels to the toilet and phoning in  room service for assistance doesn’t exactly sound a conventional tournament experience, but for sophomore and Model UN (MUN) training officer Nelson Mu, this memory is one of the countless others that have made his experience on this year’s team unfo...

Losing the A in STEAM

Losing the A in STEAM

Flora Peng, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Sixteen classes from various fields were cut at Monta Vista for the 2018-19 school year because of a decrease in student enrollment. In addition, students self-selecting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) electives has lowered the demand for arts electives, decreasing the number offered. ...

TED Talk showcase to be held on May 10

TED Talk showcase to be held on May 10

Karen Feng

May 4, 2013

Vote for your favorite video to decide which idea should receive the $1,000 prize. Read More »

Outside the box

Outside the box

Tiffany Lau

November 6, 2009

Unlike the usual literature class, Humanities goes outside of Cupertino to learn Read More »...