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Crisp, Sweet, Savory: Pears three ways

Crisp, Sweet, Savory: Pears three ways

Priya Reddy

March 2, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, From the magazine

pring is just around the corner and local grocery stores and farmer’s markets are beginning to flood with different varieties of pears. With their light flavor, pears are a versatile fruit, perfect for jams, marinades, sandwiches and more. From savory to sweet, these three recipes are sure to make y...

Excuses, excuses

Excuses, excuses

Swara Tewari

December 12, 2017


Filed under From the magazine, OPINION

It’s midnight and we still have a mountain of work left to do. We tell ourselves that finishing everything is possible and we begin working with a new sense of urgency. Slowly, the words on the computer screen begin to blur, and our mind starts to wander. Fatigue starts to conquer us. As the minute...

Off the mat: Ceazar Agront shares his experiences as a long-time athlete and MVHS’s new wrestling coach

Off the mat: Ceazar Agront shares his experiences as a long-time athlete and MVHS’s new wrestling coach

Aditi Gnanasekar

November 15, 2017


Filed under Best of Sports, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Features, Wrestling

It’s 2008- the shrill sound of a whistle announced the start of a wrestling match between MVHS and Homestead HS. Ceazar Agront struts onto the mat in HHS colors as he prepares to take home the winning title. He does. But little does he know that he would return nine years later as head coach of hi...

A piece of me: coming out as gay

A piece of me: coming out as gay

Nathan Stevens

December 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Culture, From the magazine, OPINION

or as long as I can remember, I’ve felt different. It wasn’t until seventh or eighth grade that I realized why. It took me years to finally accept it, to stop living in denial. But now, I’m ready to tell the world. “I’m gay.” Oh God. Was this a bad idea? Am I ready? Maybe I sho...

Under Water: Analyzing the differences between bottled and tap water

Under Water: Analyzing the differences between bottled and tap water

Nathan Stevens

October 23, 2016


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS, Print

esticides. GMOS. Natural ingredients. These are all controversial subjects regarding everyday foods, but with awareness unevenly focused on issues in the food industry, the dangers of drinking water are bubbling to the surface. Chromium-6 is a carcinogen found to affect 218 million Americans  in a study released las...

Verdadera: The making of an issue

Verdadera: The making of an issue

Karen Ma

September 30, 2016


Filed under Briefs

Click on the purple bolded text for clips from the interviews. ith all the stress and fear of judgment present throughout high school, there aren’t many outlets for students to express themselves on relevant issues they are passionate about. At MVHS, however, there’s an exception. A publication created and advised for...

Enter the wild side

Varsha Venkat

December 17, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, Print entertainment

Students share stories of their unconventional pets. Read More »