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Foreign Language

Foreign Language

Minjae Kang March 21, 2021
Exploring how the pandemic has impacted how students prepare for the exam
Matvey Jenssen in Japan. Photo by Maxim Jenssen|Used with permission.

A multilingual community

Krish Dev, Opinion Editor October 16, 2020
Students and staff reflect on their experiences speaking multiple languages.
Graphic by Annie Zhang

Clinical psychologist Holly Marie-Arce breaks down the differences between depression and sadness

Rachel Jiang and Annie Zhang November 21, 2019
Investigating the differences between "synonymous" terminologies
Textisms act as communication cues

Textisms act as communication cues

Charlotte Chui November 20, 2019
The language of text messages acts as communication cues
Konanoor smiles while taking a photo with her family in India. Photo used with permission from Siri Konanoor.

Communication culture

Jacqueleine Liu October 25, 2019
Exploring the effect that language has on relationships
MVHS student takes third in 45th annual Japanese speech contest

MVHS student takes third in 45th annual Japanese speech contest

Charlotte Chui, Copy Editor November 21, 2018

n Sunday, Nov. 4, the 45th annual Japanese speech contest was held in San Francisco’s Japantown at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California. The event was a joint effort between...

Traveling the globe

Charlotte Chui and Swara Tewari September 16, 2018

hen junior Dan Sachs’ brother discovered a summer program that provided an opportunity to travel abroad, learn a new language and immerse himself in a new culture, it peaked Sachs’ interest. Sachs...

Traveling the Globe

Traveling the Globe

Swara Tewari, Charlotte Chui September 16, 2018
Students share international experiences from the past summer
Ramachandran introduces different gourmet cheeses at FHS' annual Fête du Fromage, the cheese festival. Photo by Swara Tewari

Banding together

Swara Tewari, Features Editor May 24, 2018
President of French Honor Society reflects on the club’s progress throughout the year
French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

French Honor Society: Expanding our Horizons

Swara Tewari April 12, 2018

Senior Anika Ramachandran, president of French Honor Society (FHS) is nearly done serving her term as the society’s president. Over the past couple years, the club has become very important to her and...

Ramachandran and other emebrs of the French Honor Society sample traditional food while socializing. Photo by Amanda Chen

The impact of language: How languages can change lives

Swara Tewari September 12, 2017

Senior Anika Ramachandran proudly stands in the midst of her hard work, looking around at the bustling chaos of MVHS’s Culture Night. The rally court is decked in the colors of different countries, from...

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Franish Mashup incorporates Spanish and French in one social

Angela Wang December 1, 2012

French students had their first taste of Spanish culture as they walked through the doors of the Staff Lounge to Spanish singer Juanes’ “La Camisa Negra”. Held after school on Nov. 30, Franish...

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