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Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee

May 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Various creations to make with watermelon

Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee

April 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool

Exploring the medical field

Exploring the medical field

Michelle Wong

November 17, 2017


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

lthough summer is still far away, due dates for summer program applications are just around the corner. During their meeting on November 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network introduced various internships and programs concerning medicine and research for students to look into. According to senior...

The roots of this year’s biggest summer reboots

The roots of this year’s biggest summer reboots

Anirudh Chaudhary

August 20, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Media, Movies

This summer’s most exciting movie releases, from “Baby Driver” to “Dunkirk”, brought many MVHS students back to the movie theater.  But this summer was also home to many franchise reboots — new movies that reinvented the way people viewed old stories. Rebooting a movie franchise can also...

A Part of History: A senior’s experience protesting in Poland

A Part of History: A senior’s experience protesting in Poland

Priya Reddy

August 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS

he group in Gdańsk was small, compared to the large crowd at the Feb. 4 “No ban, no wall” protest in San Francisco that he’d been to previously, but the decibel levels at this protest were just as strong. And so were the protesters’ convictions, as new chants started every three minutes, shouts...

10 places in the Bay Area you can visit over the summer

10 places in the Bay Area  you can visit over the summer

Devika Watave

May 31, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Can’t get out of the Bay Area this summer? Check out these popular spots within a three hour’s drive from Cupertino. Coyote Hills Regional Park Camp overnight to spend some quality time outdoors Picnic at the tables near the quarry, or use the nearby grills for a barbecue Tour the bird and bu...

Sweet. Spicy. Sour. Summer.

Sweet. Spicy. Sour. Summer.

Himani Yalamaddi

May 31, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Food

Co-written by Ananya Bhat and Shayon Moradi. Photos by Ananya Bhat. Fresh, cool lemonade. Juicy hamburger patties and hot dogs on a barbecue. Sweet and buttery corn on the cob. These are the foods that come into mind when most Americans hear “summer.” But countries and cultures across the worl...

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

Michelle Wong

May 30, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Co-written by Himani Yalamaddi Illustrations by Ananya Bhat Want to get out of the city for the summer? Here are some sites within California to go explore. Lassen Volcanic National Park Climb Lassen Peak, an active volcano Explore Bumpass Hell and Sulfur Works, the park’s colorful volcanic vents Camp an...

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games

A look back: Student opinions on 2016 Olympic Games

Akshara Majjiga

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, SPORTS

Two weeks after the Olympics, some athletes like Ryan Lochte and Laurie Hernandez are still making headlines. Look below to check out MVHS’ opinions on the sports, the athletes and the controversies. ...

Where do students work over the summer?

Where do students work over the summer?

Andrea Schlitt

August 29, 2016


Filed under Local, NEWS, News Editor's Picks

hether it’s hanging out by the pool or sleeping until noon, summer is a time for students to relax and forget about the stress that comes with school. But for some students, summer is also an opportunity to gain new experiences, develop new skills and work with different kinds of people. For th...

Trend Report: Summer 2016 Recap

Trend Report: Summer 2016 Recap

Jennie Chen

August 22, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media

Co-reported by Mallika Singh Pokémon Go Popular app On July 6, the iOS and Android app Pokémon Go was released in Australia, New Zealand and America. The location-based virtual reality game quickly climbed up to the top of the app list and garners around 21 to 22 million daily users, according to data from SurveyMonkey. Some features that set it apart ...

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

MVHS alumnus hosts summer rugby sessions

Om Khandekar

August 22, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Digital, Sports Smarts

For Bay Area residents who have never seen or played rugby before, that may change a lot sooner than many of them would expect. During the summer, MVHS class of 2016 alumnus Eric Crouch began bringing the European game to Cupertino by hosting free rugby sessions on the MVHS football field. Crouch pro...