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To walk in someone else’s shoes

To walk in someone else’s shoes
March 8, 2018

rom Dr. Martens and Adidas to sneakers and flip flops, students around MVHS are spotted wearing different types of shoes that vary in color and style. Whether they wear the same pair daily or make an effort...

Fear Me Not

ILLUSTRATION | PRIYA REDDY
September 13, 2017

hite people are dumb — everyone knows that. Seven words. Seven words was all it took to land then seventh-grader Sophia Powell in the backseat of her teacher’s classroom. Dejected and alone,...

Fighting fears

Fighting fears
September 13, 2017

The world flies by in a blur as Lillian presses her face against the cool glass of the car window. As the seconds pass, her parents’ voices rise from a heated conversation to reverberating yells, drowning...

Applying Yourself

Applying Yourself
December 10, 2016

Web design by Krishna Sunder igh school students have spent over seven hundred days in high school, etching rows of letters onto a transcript, be it a pattern of straight A’s or curved C’s or a...

A Day In the Life of: Athletic trainer Javier Margarito

A Day In the Life of: Athletic trainer Javier Margarito
March 11, 2016

From 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., athletic trainer Javier Margarito spends his time in the athletic training room and around campus helping out athletes. This is a day in his life. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd3d6EFHdIs&feature=youtu.be[/embedyt]

The way we love: How we perceive Valentine’s Day over the years

The way we love: How we perceive Valentine’s Day over the years
February 14, 2016

Story by Emma Lam, Renee Pu, and Hannan Waliullah s we’ve grown up from elementary school to high school, Valentine’s Day has changed each and every year. Long gone are the days with individually-named...

Three ways to get rid of hiccups

Three ways to get rid of hiccups
December 8, 2015

  Co-written by Emma Lam and Renee Pu Illustration by Renee Pu Hiccups — the distracting, repeating, and sometimes noise-making diaphragm movement. According to Nancy L. Friedman in her Hiccup:...

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