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Model United Nations: GMUNC preparation

Model United Nations: GMUNC preparation

Michelle Chen

September 26, 2019

How the aspirations for 2019-20’s Model United Nations have played a part in planning the first conference of the year

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Shifting perspectives owing to Model UN

Oishee Misra

May 23, 2019

osing your towels to the toilet and phoning in  room service for assistance doesn’t exactly sound a conventional tournament experience, but for sophomore and Model UN (MUN) training officer Nelson Mu, this memory is one of the countless others that have made his experience on this year’s team unfo...

A Model United Nations conference of firsts

A Model United Nations conference of firsts

Oishee Misra

October 21, 2018

n Saturday, Oct. 20, MVHS’ Model United Nations sent out several team members to Gunn HS for a conference, the first of more to come as the school year progresses. GMUNC, or Gunn Model United Nations Conference, was especially significant –– it was the very first tournament for the abundance of ...

A look back at Model UN’s first month

A look back at Model UN’s first month

Oishee Misra

September 27, 2018

Almost 90 MVHS students congregate in C106 during lunch, some talking loudly amongst one another and others wolfing down food. During the interest meeting, most aren’t talking about global politics, but the ones that decide to stay in the upcoming months certainly will be — not because MVHS student...

MVHS Model United Nations’ new executive officers share their visions

MVHS Model United Nations’ new executive officers share their visions

Maggie McCormick

April 12, 2018

s the second semester rolls by, many clubs have started to think about new leadership for the next school year. With seniors preparing to leave and underclassmen ready and willing to take on a bigger role, MVHS’ Model United Nations club opened applications on Feb 28 for executive and non-executive officer p...

Q&A: Model UN officers on the coming year

Q&A: Model UN officers on the coming year

Maggie McCormick

September 8, 2017

s the lunch bell rang and room C103 filled with prospective Model UN members, eight officers prepared to share their passion and excitement for the club with these new recruits. While the team has officers from different grades with different levels of experience, they share the same level of devotion and enthusiasm. For senior officers, like President Amita Mahajan and V...

Preparation styles in MV Model United Nations

Preparation styles in MV Model United Nations

Grace Zhou

March 26, 2016

V Model United Nations participates in many conferences throughout the year, including small conferences such as the Gunn Model United Nations Conference and the North American Invitational Model United Nations, the nation’s largest MUN conference. Before each conference, members are provided with t...

FUHSD schools attend Berkeley Model United Nations

FUHSD schools attend Berkeley Model United Nations

Renee Pu

March 11, 2016

n a sunny Friday afternoon, a group of MVHS students stepped down the bart, which carried them from Cupertino to Berkeley, and joined the crowd of excited students to begin their three-day journey. On March 4, students from all over the world gathered in the campus of University of California- Berkel...

Survival of the fittest: rise and fall of club memberships

Survival of the fittest: rise and fall of club memberships

Shriya Deshpande

February 4, 2016

Co-written by Stephanie Lam      Additional reporting by Ilena Peng HEN SENIOR AND FOUR YEAR DECA MEMBER Gloria Zhao received this year's rooming arrangements for DECA's annual Silicon Valley Career Development Conference, she had to look at the sheet again to make sure it was the right paper. Al...

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

MUN takes home multiple awards at Stanford conference

Anjana Melvin

November 19, 2015

Story co-written by Grace Zhou While some students may have been sitting in their homes this past weekend, their heads buried in homework or binge watching Netflix in their beds, the members of MV Model United Nations were busy taking on the roles of different countries and solving the many crises t...

A comparison of Mock Trial, MUN, and Debate

A comparison of Mock Trial, MUN, and Debate

Grace Zhou

October 8, 2015

lubs like Debate, Mock Trial and Model United Nations seem similar on the surface because all three focus on constructing logical arguments and current events. However,the clubs do have variations in many aspects of their clubs, such as conferences, structure,as well as what people think of the clubs. ...