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Love off the cuff

Love off the cuff

Flora Peng and Collin Qian

December 2, 2018


Filed under OPINION

With the cold nights getting longer and the buoyant holiday spirit fast approaching, the desire to settle down in a warm, cozy environment is stronger than ever. For some, this evokes a sense of longing to enter a non-platonic relationship, a phenomenon dubbed “cuffing season” that originated on Tw...

It’s impossible not to love ‘Love, Simon’

It’s impossible not to love ‘Love, Simon’

Nathan Stevens

April 11, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Reviews

Going into the theater, I didn’t expect much out of “Love, Simon.” The movie had been all over social media, advertised as a progressive rom-com about a closeted gay high school student. It looked generic. It wasn’t trying to be anything special. But it was. “Love, Simon” isn’t a movie ...

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

The way we love: Young love, parental guidance

Chetana Ramaiyer

February 14, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, The way we love

Students often go to their parents and teachers for help with school or for practical advice. They might ask for help on a math problem or for help with an essay. But most don't think to ask for help with love. So, we asked for you, watch the video below to hear the advice that parents and teachers have...

The way we love: A modern day romance

The way we love: A modern day romance

Priya Reddy

February 14, 2016


Filed under Audio, FEATURES, Multimedia, The way we love

co-reported by Ankit Dua Everyone wants to find love. Students and adults alike look outward to find love, or even friendship through dating apps. With this comes success and failure.This Valentine’s day we share the story of MVHS students and their experiences with Tinder, a dating app designed to le...

The way we love: Love across cultures

The way we love: Love across cultures

Anjana Melvin

February 14, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Interactives, Multimedia, The way we love

There are a thousand different ways to express love: A spontaneous bouquet of roses, a hug and a kiss every morning before school or an encouraging text from a friend are just a few examples. But how does the way we love vary across cultures? Some families are used to showing physical affection. Others,...

In defense of young love

In defense of young love

Aafreen Mahmood

April 22, 2010


Filed under Blogs '09-'10

Reader advisory: emotional bio-hazard Read More »

When you wish upon a star

When you wish upon a star

Shreya Shankar

December 23, 2009


Filed under Movies

https://elestoque.org/images/stories/topheadlines/princessfrogtop.jpgChock full of charismatic characters and magnetic music, "The Princess and the Frog" heralds Disney's return to the golden age of animation Read More »...

Odd sheep out

Odd sheep out

Aafreen Mahmood

December 1, 2009


Filed under Blogs '09-'10

Milo may be different, but that's what makes him who he is Read More »...