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What it’s like to motivate 22,700 people everyday

What it’s like to motivate 22,700 people everyday

Ilena Peng

September 1, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

ike most tech-savvy teenagers, sophomore Kendall Yu actively uses Instagram. However, she takes it beyond the regular activities of liking, following and stalking. In seventh grade, she created a motivational Instagram account with the username @pleasesmi1e just to see where it would take her. She started the account merely ...

Top 5 most ‘Instagram-worthy’ food spots in Cupertino

Top 5 most ‘Instagram-worthy’ food spots in Cupertino

Vanessa Qin

January 23, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, ENTERTAINMENT, Food

1. OG SLIDERS *Offers student discount nywhere that serves drinks in mason jars is a safe bet for a good photo opportunity. OG Sliders is a relatively new burger joint that opened up within walking distance of MVHS. Everything about the place, from the hand-drawn typography lining the walls to the rustic woode...

Rise from the rankings: Internet Famous

Yuna Lee

February 12, 2014


Filed under FEATURES

[dropcap1]Y[/dropcap1]ou may not know it, but there are famous people walking the hallways of MVHS. They take shape as singers, comedians, celebrity fan video creators — even bird enthusiasts — who make videos, take pictures and run blogs that reach thousands of people across the Internet everyday....

STAR testing breach reveals students’ misuse of social media

STAR testing breach reveals students’ misuse of social media

Eva Spitzen

April 11, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Many students have expressed outrage in response to photos posted of the STAR test on Instagram, which breached STAR test policies. These incidents could jeopardize MVHS’s API score and possibly put the school at risk for other consequences, which are to be decided by state STAR administrators. Although indignation directed toward the few perpetrators is not totally unwarranted,the brea...

Instagram: Course Information Fair

Instagram: Course Information Fair

Angela Wang

March 1, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Seniors leave campus during the annual course information fair for MVHS’ continuing students Read More »...