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Winter Philanthropies

Lucy Hopper, Senior Staff Writer

December 20, 2013

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  The holiday season is a time to give, not only to family, but to the community. There are plenty of charities around the bay, here are a few that you can help! Pink Hope Club The pink hope club at Monte Vista works to su...

Psych the musical: are you psyched?

Benjamin Ng, Staff Writer

December 20, 2013

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A between seasons special of the TV series Psych, before its eighth season, premiered on television December 15th. The episode’s title is “Psych the Musical”. It was two hours long and as the title suggests, during the e...

A change in character

Melody Schwartz, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

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Most people can’t get enough of the Marvel franchises that continuously blow their minds with creative stories, fun and interesting characters, and loads of super special effects. Recently, the comic book mecca has been mak...

Planning “A Little Party”

Erin Donnelly, Managing Editor

November 20, 2013

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The fall dance show, “A Little Party”, just passed in October and was another seemingly effortless production put on by Monte Vista Dance. However, it has been a work in progress since the first week of school. The dancers themsel...

Ender’s Game is out of this world

Taylor Wright, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

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    Raised to fight in a war you know so little about, all you know and need to know is that you might be the commander and you can bring your world to victory.     Ender Wicken in the critically acclaimed book and now newly ...

Art exhibitions near you

Abi Gilson, News Editor

November 20, 2013

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The Bay Area is rich with galleries and museums specializing in a wide variety of art enjoyed by people from all over the world. Viewing art is a great way to spend your day; it is relaxing, it opens up the mind in order see th...

Hungry for more

Kristin Chang, A&E Editor

November 20, 2013

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Attention: the 75th Hunger Games is fast approaching! The movie will first appear in theaters on November 22nd, who’s ready? Excitement is building as students’ interests catch fire for the sequel to The Hunger Games - Catchin...

Books for the break

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

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    Since November and December are months with the most time off from school, you book lovers should read these books if you find yourself without a book in hand. Divergent Trilogy (Veronica Roth) If you liked the Hunger Games, ...

Will we ever find out what the fox really says?

Raquel Dixon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

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    “Ringadingadingading” These lyrics became the tune stuck in everyone’s head the last few weeks whether they liked it or not.     Norwegian brothers Vegard and Bard Yivisake produced a comical single that went vi...

Miley Cyrus can’t be tamed

Kiara Mitlin, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

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    What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you picture a celebrity twerking for their VMAS performance?     Miley Cyrus did just that, when she performed at the 2013 VMAS, which many considered to be  unacc...

O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou good directing?

Taylor Wright, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013

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    “For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo” -William Shakespeare said.     Romeo and Juliet, originally written by William Shakespeare in 1594, has now become a movie three times. It was f...

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