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A holiday full of giving

A holiday full of giving

Jai Uparkar

December 12, 2017


Filed under Beyond the Magazine: News, Local, NEWS, News Multimedia

uring the holidays, many students at MVHS travel to lavish places or spend precious time with their family. However, others spend their weekend at donation centers and community houses trying to provide for the people that live there. Working in these places, the students learn many different lessons a...

The forgotten legacies of swear words

The forgotten legacies of swear words

Sara Entezarmahdi

September 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

There aren’t many four-letter words that can pride themselves as being an impactful and dynamic slice of the English dictionary. Curse words. Cuss words. Swear words. Impolite words. Profane words. Call it what you will, and use them if you dare. Of the English vocabulary, some of the most...

How “Gay” and “AIDS” are used in MVHS student life

How “Gay” and “AIDS” are used in MVHS student life

Sepand Rouz

December 15, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, National, NEWS

hen Student Conduct Liaison Thomas Michaelis hears students using the terms "gay" and "AIDS" to describe "something lame", he lets them off with a warning first. But he remembers their faces, and if he hears it again from the same student, he brings them to the office. “They better pick somethi...

How the tide hasn’t turned: Residents express Cupertino’s consistency

How the tide hasn’t turned: Residents express Cupertino’s consistency

Shriya Deshpande

December 7, 2016


Filed under Culture, OPINION, Opinion Digital, Videos

rom pearl milk tea and falafels to Apple computers and iPhones, Cupertino is defined by its cultural, technological and educational advancements. In some aspects, the city has changed drastically over the years but there are also some aspects in which it hasn’t. Explore what Cupertino residents think abo...

Story of Our Stuff: What do our rooms say about us?

Story of Our Stuff: What do our rooms say about us?

Rhonda Mak

December 19, 2014


Filed under FEATURES, Special

he stuff we own says a lot about us. Then where better to look than the place where most of us keep our stuff: our bedrooms? Here's a look into three students' bedrooms, and what each room says about each student. JUNIOR EMILY LEUNG Relaxed,” said junior Emily Leung. “I feel really relaxed ...