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Blacked Out: The n-word’s usage at MVHS

Blacked Out: The n-word’s usage at MVHS

Nathan Stevens

March 10, 2017


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS, Print news

n Toni Morrison's novel “Beloved,” the word n is used 37 times. In Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird,” it’s used 48 times. In Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” 217. These books are all part of the reading curriculum at MVHS. And despite the derogatory history ...

Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Campus Question: Why have there been a series of water issues on campus?

Chetana Ramaiyer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, Campus Question, NEWS, News Editor's Picks

Additional reporting by Sepand Rouz and Claire Chang. O n Wed. Nov. 23, while walking to his fourth period class, junior Matthew Hsieh was interrupted by a tall stream of water gushing out of a broken pipeline at the back of B building, near the bike racks. Later that day, an announcement was ma...

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls

Online paperwork accelerates Running of the Bulls

Brighton Balfrey

August 23, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

ach year, Running of the Bulls signals the end of summer. Students set their alarm clocks and get to school early in hopes of switching a class or getting a free period. And this year, just like the past years, students filed in seemingly endless lines to check in and get their ID photo taken. In ...

Too young for social networking

Too young for social networking

Christophe Haubursin

February 9, 2012


Filed under OPINION

Before there was Google+, before there was Facebook, even before there was MySpace, there was another social network for all of us to check into early each morning: the playground. It was a community of voices with the best of what the Internet gives us now — it had the circles, the...

Even block schedule on Friday, tutorial on Thursday

Even block schedule on Friday, tutorial on Thursday

Karishma Mehrotra

October 5, 2011


Filed under NEWS

To make up for the lost day due to heightened police activity in Cupertino, administration has announced that this Friday will be an even block day. An announcement was made on the MVHS website this afternoon. Tomorrow, Thursday, will follow normal tutorial schedule. Students are to report to th...

Full-time students, overtime coaches

Full-time students, overtime coaches

Edward Wang

September 17, 2010


Filed under Multimedia

Three seniors coach middle school volleyball after school   Read More »...

First dip

Akshay Agrawal

September 26, 2008


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Dear teachers: what makes a first day a good first day. Read More »