The Stampede

Cyberbullying and its tolls on mental health

Sulli attends Fendi's opening event in Seoul, South Korea, on September 3, 2019. She was found dead inside of her home by her manager on October 14, 2019.

Lauryn Leong, A&E Editor

November 15, 2019

     On October 14th of this year, K-pop celebrity Sulli was found dead inside her home in Seongnam-si, South Korea.       Sulli was a former member of K-pop girl group f(x). While an official cause of death hasn’t been announced, many people speculate she took her own life as a resul...

Celebrations Take a Turn for the Worse

Chloe Van Puffelen and Emily Ma

November 14, 2019

     Make sure to keep your arms, legs, and all other body parts inside the haunted house at all times.      Annually, Monte Vista puts on a haunted house for students, staff, families, and other members of the community.      The amount of time and effort drama and leadership have put into this pro...

Surviving for 39 seasons: A TV show how-to

Elisabeth Delpouys, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

     Picture this: a tropical, scorchingly hot island with palm trees and white sand beaches as far as the eye can see. Every sweltering day ends with a frigid night. Days where the sun’s reflection on the ocean shines so bright you almost go blind and rain pours around you, water pooling in yo...

Netflix’s The Politician addresses important issues

Benjamin Platt (Payton Hobart) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Georgina Hobart) announcing the release date of their new series The Politician, streaming starts September 27, 2019 on Netflix.

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2019

     Netflix’s brand new show The Politician by Ryan Murphy shows a satirical side to a high school presidential election.       The show takes place around Payton Hobart, played by Ben Platt, an ambitious high school senior wanting to be class president of Saint Sebastian High School, i...

Behind the Scandal

Movie poster for the Lifetime movie The College Admissions Scandal, premiered October 12, 2019.

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2019

     This Lifetime movie shows the inner workings of the families behind the infamous scandal in 2019 from the FBI case “Operation Varsity Blues”.       “Operation Varsity Blues” is an ongoing investigation of parents who, with the help of outside consultants, improved their chil...

Comprehensive review: The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse from the mind of Robert Eggers starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. These two shine throughout the film and watch out as they are early Oscar contenders.

Brooklyn Weber, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

     You find yourself off the shore of New England on a secluded island as a wickie with no other man insight apart from your superior. As the days progress you begin to lose sanity and the longer and longer you are stuck there the madder you go. This is exactly the case for Ephraim Winslow (R...

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Paul attends the World Premiere of

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor

November 14, 2019

     One of the most awarded and highly-regarded television series released a follow-up movie to an eager and passionate fanbase.      ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ was released this past month on Netflix as a sequel to the television series ‘Breaking Bad’. The show followed ...

Real men dance

Monte Vista senior Nicholas Chong holding a flag and wearing his uniform for color guard. Chong is getting ready to perform  for the marching band event at Monte Vista.

Devin Blish, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

 Two male students take their dance skills to the next level in the Monte Vista dance program.      Sophomore Iziyah Robinson and senior Nicholas Chong are the only two males in the Monte Vista dance program.       Chong, standing 5-feet-11-inches, describes himself as the most energized...

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager

October 14, 2019

     Netflix and Hulu are out and new streaming services are beginning to take over TVs and computers all over the world.         Beginning in 2019, many companies announced their plans to join companies like Netflix and Hulu, streaming their shows and movies. Disney, Apple, and AT&...

Rock n’ Roll is the new rap

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan preforming live in 2007. Tool’s newest album, released August 30th, generated the most first week sales of any rock or metal album within the last year.

Mason Hanshaw, Feature Editror

October 14, 2019

     In the words of rapper Kanye West himself, “rap is the new rock n’ roll.”  In a modern music industry dominated by rap and pop, a few select rock and metal artists may have switched roles. Is rock music making a comeback?      In the past few months, two huge metal albums debuted ...

“The Queen has retired”

“The Queen has retired”

Cameron Roth and Gabby Ceccarelli

October 14, 2019

   Influential rapper Nicki Minaj announced she will be retiring from her fifteen year long music career to start her family.       Mostly known for her crazy alter egos including Barbie Balla and Roman Zolanski, her wild wigs and outfits, and intense raps, Minaj has established herself as a...

Who owns Spider-man?

Who owns Spider-man?

Anjana Dasam, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

     Our beloved Spiderman was getting pulled away from Marvel Studios and the biggest debate was whether Spiderman is owned by either Sony or Disney. We know that before, Sony and Marvel have each owned half of the Spiderman franchise in the past, but now Sony has driven Marvel away.     ...

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