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Puppy Profile

Puppy Profile

Ankit Gupta and Anish Vasudevan

May 24, 2019

While scrolling through the explore page on Instagram, one is bound to find dog accounts flooding one’s stream. At MVHS, some students and faculty contribute to this craze of dedicating social media accounts to their pets, while others actively avoid it. Science teacher Kenneth Gan was introduced t...

Easy ways to read the news

Easy ways to read the news

Shivani Gupta, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

With the packed schedules of staff and students at MVHS, keeping up with the news may not be a priority. Here are a few online platforms you can use to easily access the news in an efficient manner. The New York Times has a podcast on Spotify called The Daily where they publish a 20-minute podcast five day...

Love Letters Galore

Love Letters Galore

Flora Peng

February 12, 2019

“Dear FUHSD students…” On Dec. 25, 2018, the Instagram account @fuhsdloveletters began accepting anonymous confessions and letters from all FUHSD students. Since then, it has gained over 1,800 followers and created over 500 posts ranging from enthusiastic self-love proclamations to racy s...

Bringing back Winter Formal

Bringing back Winter Formal

Claire Wen

January 28, 2019

Scrolling through Instagram the days leading up to Jan. 18, MVHS students could see a bombardment of posts about MVHS’s Winter Formal from leadership students’ and MVHS class accounts. Promotion for the upcoming dance filled people’s feeds, along with posts from the Instagram photo challenge l...

The rise of AP test memes

The rise of AP test memes

Aanchal Garg

May 25, 2018

As each AP testing season comes and goes, many students worry about the exams they have to take and the content they have to study. However, over the last couple of years, there’s been a rise in AP test memes, where students who have already taken the exam post memes on social media such as Twitter...

Why Instagram promotes false confidence

Why Instagram promotes false confidence

Roshan Fernandez

March 3, 2017

hen your phone screen lights up with a long list of notifications, it provides you with a true sense of pleasure. Deep down inside, it leaves you feeling content, gratified and satisfied that you finally got that boost of popularity that you’ve been searching for all these years. And for many people,...

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

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

Jessica Xing

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 these days -- Vine, Instagram, Twitter, Musical.ly, Snapchat -- each platform is streamlined and h...

17-year old student at Fremont High School arrested after threatening students at Homestead and Fremont HS

17-year old student at Fremont High School arrested after threatening students at Homestead and Fremont HS

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 7, 2016

ver the Labor Day weekend, a Fremont High School student made several anti-Semitic and anti-Islamic threats through instagram. The Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety arrested the 17-year-old suspect on suspicion of hate crime and criminal threat offenses on the morning of Sept. 6, after parents a...