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Discovering Depop

Discovering Depop

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer May 22, 2021

Neither of my parents grew up with money, and for the majority of my childhood, neither did I. We are a family of immigrants who moved to America in desperate need of a fresh start. My mother was a teenager...

Varsity Boys Soccer players share a team huddle following a game.

Season shutdown

Robert Liu and Nika Zamani May 19, 2021
How the MVHS football and boys soccer teams reacted to their teammates’ positive COVID results
Exploring philosophies students and teachers began following due to the pandemic

Quarantine mottos to live by

Melody Cui and Sophia Ma May 9, 2021
Exploring philosophies students and teachers began following due to the pandemic
A screenshot of a FaceTime call with my dad while he was quarantining in his room.

My dad got COVID

Diya Bahl May 6, 2021
My experiences living with a family member with COVID-19
Losing memories to mindlessness

Losing memories to mindlessness

Michelle Chen May 4, 2021
Considering the importance of the lessons I’ve learned during the pandemic
The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer March 25, 2021
How 11 months of isolation forced me to rethink my prior relationships
A year of strange time

A year of strange time

Justin Kim March 23, 2021
Reflecting on COVID-19’s effects on my family members’ perception of time
A year of bonding

A year of bonding

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

The beginning of quarantine that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic proved relaxing for physics teacher Michael Lordan. The extra time at home and alleviated stress from work allowed him and his wife,...

Social media influencer Leona Daugherty wearing Chan's hoodie (Photo courtesy Leona Daugherty | Used with permission)

Quarantine projects

Irene Tang February 11, 2021
Students share various projects they have been working on during the pandemic
Favorite childhood dishes

Favorite childhood dishes

Brian Xu February 9, 2021
Community members share about revisiting recipes during quarantine

A day in quarantine

Anushka De, Features Editor February 4, 2021
Following three students’ daily routines 10 months into the pandemic
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