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Marine’s recruiting efforts not exploitative

Marine’s recruiting efforts not exploitative

Morahd Shawki

December 11, 2011

They come by quite often and always attract a crowd, but is that crowd in danger? Many see the U.S. Marines visiting MVHS as an unethical means of recruiting soldiers at a young age. Many students see their strength challenges, free t-shirts and water bottles as forms of bribery from an evil benefactor. But ...

Marines Corps raise awareness among students

Sophomore Takuto Doshiro takes part in the annual pull-up challenge at lunch on Dec. 8 hosted by the Marine Corps for publicity purposes. Several students crowded around in the Rally Court to watch friends earn prizes for participating in the event. Photo by Kevin Tsukii.

Jacob Lui

December 8, 2011

Arms shaking and face grimacing — senior Gabrielle Bornstein gripped tightly onto a pull-up bar, holding her chin above the metal, attempting to maintain her flexed position for 60 seconds. In tights and a shirt, Bornstein was not in any Physical Education class, but right in the center o...