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How much do you really know about weed?

How much do you really know about weed?

Isabel Navarrete

March 14, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, OPINION

Co-written by Itay Barylka Pot. Bud. Marijuana. Tree. The Devil’s Plant. Hash. Weed. Regardless of what you call it, there’s a high chance that you’ve heard of it, and, according to national studies, a 35 percent chance that you’ve tried it at least once by your senior year. With marijuan...

How much do you really know about underage drinking?

How much do you really know about underage drinking?

Isabel Navarrete

March 9, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, Multimedia, OPINION

Co-written by ZaZu Lippert and Derek Shao Alcohol abuse, alcoholism and underage drinking are issues that continue to plague America, despite the best efforts of the government and concerned parents everywhere. And while many think that MVHS is above all that, believing that our highly academic culture ...

How much do you really know about sex?

How much do you really know about sex?

Isabel Navarrete

February 3, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, OPINION

Co-written by Itay Barylka Sexual education in high schools has long been the subject of controversy. WIth the far left leaning towards extremely liberated and informative standards and the far right advocating abstinence-only sex ed, there is a vast rift between the priorities of the two distinct...

What’s your role in drama?

What’s your role in drama?

Emma Lam

December 12, 2015


Filed under Briefs, ENTERTAINMENT, Performing Arts, Theater

Co-written by Vivian Chiang. The stage is a busy place. The actors have to practice their lines and cues, but behind the scenes, many people are also hurrying here and there, working on lights, sets and costumes. Have you ever wondered where you fit into drama? Follow this flowchart to see what you...

Which teacher are you most like?

Which teacher are you most like?

Avni Prasad

May 1, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, NEWS

Isn’t it weird seeing a teacher at a restaurant? Or in the weight room? Or in the undergarments section at Target? In our mind, a teacher does not belong anywhere outside of a classroom. But believe it or not, teachers have human necessities like eating. Believe it or not, teachers have other places...

Bullying at MVHS: How are you involved in bullying?

Namrata Ramani

October 28, 2013


Filed under FEATURES, Multimedia

Assess your understanding of the different aspects of bullying. Read More »

Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Shriya Bhindwale

April 16, 2013


Filed under OPINION

What do you really know about 2012 Politics?

Ankita Tejwani

October 10, 2012


Filed under Election 2012, OPINION

SacBee was used as a primary resource. What do you really know about 2012 politics? » create tests...

On that day: Six things that you should know about 9/11

Karen Feng

September 11, 2011


Filed under FEATURES

The attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 have become one of the widest-reported news stories of all time. You’ve gotten what you know about this event from sources varying from word of mouth to news channels, but how much of that material is really true? Put that to the test with this 9/11 misconception quiz. ...

Think you are good at faces?

Think you are good at faces?

Laura Yang

September 10, 2010


Filed under Multimedia

Try your luck at guessing the face behind the cream   Read More »...