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MVHS Teachers React to Memes

MVHS Teachers React to Memes

Collin Qian and Herman Saini

March 3, 2019

Feeling down? Need some humor? Memes will save your day. Memes are a way for all students to make fun of and criticize the world around them. The meme account @montavistamemes with over a thousand followers posts memes relating to current events that happen at the school. As a spin-off of Jimmy...

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?

Behind the Meme: What makes a meme funny?

Jessica Xing

April 17, 2017

hat makes a meme successful? Frazier asked her classes to analyze how networking, in a growingly interconnected world, has contributed to the spread of viral culture. For homework, she asked her students to create and spread a meme through social media over the long weekend. While it didn’t necessaril...

Made of Memes

Made of Memes

Priya Reddy

April 17, 2017

Additional reporting by ZaZu Lippert and Avni Prasad. f you're reading this, memes are dead. Because we, as a news organization, are doing the inexcusable: we are writing a news story on them. And according to Class of 2016 alumnus Zarek Peris, a meme that has been in the news is a meme already in its...