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Boys water polo: Team’s loss to Homestead HS marks halfway point of season

Boys water polo: Team’s loss to Homestead HS marks halfway point of season

Aanchal Garg

September 28, 2017


Filed under Boys Water Polo, Fall Sports, Game Reviews, SPORTS

he bleachers were filled with parents from both sides, anxious to secure the win for their respective teams. The cheers and mumbles from the crowd added to the competitive environment, one that would only escalate as the game went on. On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the MVHS boys water polo team played again...

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...

Under Water: Analyzing the differences between bottled and tap water

Under Water: Analyzing the differences between bottled and tap water

Nathan Stevens

October 23, 2016


Filed under From the magazine, NEWS, Print

esticides. GMOS. Natural ingredients. These are all controversial subjects regarding everyday foods, but with awareness unevenly focused on issues in the food industry, the dangers of drinking water are bubbling to the surface. Chromium-6 is a carcinogen found to affect 218 million Americans  in a study released las...

The ALS ice water bucket challenge should be performed in California

The ALS ice water bucket challenge should be performed in California

Avni Prasad

August 22, 2014


Filed under OPINION

California is suffering from one of its worst droughts and certainly the ice bucket challenge is not helping with that problem. But, simultaneously, the ice bucket challenge is bringing awareness to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In this gray zone, all there is left to do is compare the pros and...

Water turned off for irrigation pipe repair

Maya Murthy

February 25, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Students react to spending lunch without water. Read More »

Girls Water Polo: Matadors lose tough game against Los Altos

Girls Water Polo: Matadors lose tough game against Los Altos

Christophe Haubursin

October 24, 2011


Filed under Fall Sports, Game Reviews, Girls Water Polo, SPORTS, Sports

In the Matadors’ struggling performance against Los Altos on Oct. 18, making it out alive seemed to be the first priority. The Lady Mats put forth a strong yet consistently hesitant offense that caused them to fall victim to rapid turnovers, finishing with a loss 0-13. The first half boiled down to a matter of indecisi...

Students organize creek cleaning event

Students organize creek cleaning event

Angela Liu

September 3, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Kids, teenagers and adults alike donned rubber gloves and picked up trash-pincher tools to help clean up Coyote Creek at Kelley Park in San Jose on Aug. 27. From plastic cups to rusty shopping carts, all shapes and sizes of trash littered the area. Vision New America (VNA), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young min...

Boys water polo triumphs in first CCS contest

Boys water polo triumphs in first CCS contest

Dickson Tsai

November 10, 2010


Filed under Game Reviews

MVHS cruises past San Benito High School 14-9 to advance to the second round Read More »...

Boys water polo wins overtime thriller

Boys water polo wins overtime thriller

Dickson Tsai

October 12, 2010


Filed under Game Reviews

  The Matadors rally to defeat the Mountain View Spartans 12-9 Read More »...