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Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Stepping stones to a Mock Trial competition

Jasmine Lee

September 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

efore evening trainings begin, Mock Trial officers hosted their second member meeting in D202 where students shared out their points that could potentially assist the prosecutor and defender in their favor during the official court hearing. Throughout the meeting, members learned to recognize different...

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Stepping into the MVHS weight room

Ruth Feng

September 21, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, SPORTS, Sports, Sports Digital, Sports Features

By now, the MVHS weight room has more dirt and grime than weights. Gray bars have turned brown and stained, and clean glass mirrors now show their age with cracks and smudges that have become permanent over time. The barbells have been here longer than most students, and this year they have a new owner....

Badminton: Season begins with high expectations, new coaches and different training drills

Badminton: Season begins with high expectations, new coaches and different training drills

Amita Mahajan

March 9, 2016


Filed under Badminton, SPORTS, Spring Sports

The team gathers around coaches Evan Blomquist and Peter Wu for instructions about training drills and season expectations on Feb. 23. The players look forward to another successful season this year. Photo by Amita Mahajan. ast year’s badminton team was arguably the most successful MVHS spor...

What’s been going on during Robotics training week?

What’s been going on during Robotics training week?

Daniel Lin

December 19, 2015


Filed under Briefs

Co-authored by Justin Kim and Daniel Lin he bandsaw screeches as the blade cuts through an aluminum bar. Donning goggles, students chatter amongst themselves as they try to fit pieces together to complete the task outlined on the whiteboard. Veteran Robotics team members look on as the new recruits ...

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

First Impressions: Rookies of Robotics

Daniel Lin

November 20, 2015


Filed under Briefs

Co-reported with Justin Kim obotics club members freshmen Gahan Lahiri, Andy Ding and sophomore Neelie Shah have one thing in common: they entered the world of robotics just a few months ago. Nevertheless, they have differing opinions on the club and reasons for joining as well. Here is a brief look at...