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Maddy and Cassie show up to “Euphoria High” in nearly identical outfits. Cassie had woken up at four in the morning to get ready for school and tried to be Maddy by copying the other’s personal style.

Euphoria: a reflection of reality

Siena Vu April 13, 2022

Characters from the hit HBO series "Euphoria" never shy away from attending school dressed to the nines. Whether they’re attending science or English class, many characters show up like it’s their...

Many students and teachers at Monte Vista have been playing Wordle. According to The New York Times, over 300,000 people play it daily.

Wild for Wordle

Aarushi Khurana April 13, 2022

 Five letters. Six tries. The online word game “Wordle” has spread like a wildfire across screens everywhere.      Wordle is a daily brain teaser that challenges its players to guess a five-letter...

Marvel Studios recently celebrated its
ten-year anniversary. In recent years,
no genre has taken the world by storm
quite like superhero movies, with the
studio churning out some of the highest-grossing films of the past decade.

Are all superhero movies becoming the same?

Lawrence Feng and Macie Calvert March 4, 2022

In recent years, no other movie genre has reached its zenith quite like superhero movies. With the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) and Detective Comics Extended Universe (DCEU) franchises raking in $25.6...

The commercial release poster for Spider-Man: No Way Home. This version of the poster shows the titular webslinger, as well as four of the enemies he faced in the movie.

The Success and Future of Marvel’s Favorite Superhero

Connor Huard and Atakan Kaya February 19, 2022

Spider-Man: No Way Home was an instant success and a great win for Marvel's favorite superhero, according to a fan poll from Ranker.       Over the years, Spider-Man has had a great deal of success...

Timothée Chalamet and Josh Brolin working on an intense scene in the desert from Denis Villanevue’s Dune.

“Dune’s” Long History of Adaptations

Oliver Wynne December 13, 2021

Contains Spoilers For "Dune" Adaptations can be a real hit or miss, and a lot of the time the authors of the original work are disappointed with the outcome of the movie and don't want their work adapted....

Indebted participants battle for a handsome cash prize in the widely successful TV series, Squid Game. Individuals who lost were shot by masked guards.

There’s a new player in town: Korean pop culture

Olivia Brandeis and Maya Bhatt December 13, 2021

Red light! Green light! Watch out, player #067, Korean pop culture is fast approaching!      From “Squid Game,” a Hunger Games-like show amassing over 111 million worldwide viewers, to the...

The view from the top of the Ferris Wheel shows the entire, illuminated fair. The crowd was bustling with excitement from the plentiful food and fun games.

The Alameda County Fair: Food and Fun

Siena Vu December 13, 2021

The Alameda County Fair, which was held in Pleasanton, California from October 22 to 31, returned with a fun, neon theme. The 10-day, food and play-filled event amassed hundreds of visitors on just the...

Addison Rae at the premiere of “He’s All That.” The movie premiered August 25, 2021, and was available to stream on Netflix.

He’s Not All That

Aarushi Khurana, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The new film, “He’s All That,” came out late August and featured Addison Rae, a social media influencer, as the lead role. Casting an influencer caused a lot of controversy, and many feel that she...

American Rapper Cardi B posing for the paparazzi at the 2019 Camp themed Met Gala. Her gown, by Thom Browne, featured endless amounts of silk organza and feathers.

Camp’s Timeless Relevance In The Fashion Industry

Siena Vu, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

Art, specifically fashion, has brought progress to society. Many things are accepted today that were not a couple hundred years ago and the reason is because of art.      “The essence of Camp...

Monte Vista Senior, Jacob Gabriel, is an avid listener to both Drake and Kanye West. Gabriel is seen performing in San Francisco at the DNA Lounge.

Drake VS. Kanye West The Rivalry To The Top

Nikki Esmaili and Julia Cotton October 27, 2021

Late this summer, two well-known rappers, Drake and Kanye West released albums that both reached the top charts. Monte Vista hip-hop artist Jacob Gabriel, also known as The Real Backspace, and ex SoundCloud...

Simu Liu speaking at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con International. Simu Liu starred in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as the first Asian lead in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Shang-Chi and the six out of ten rings

Lawrence Feng, News Editor October 14, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings opened in movie theaters on Sept. 3, grossing $94 million domestically over its opening weekend and breaking the box office record for a Labor Day release.      The...

View of Zack Snyders Justice League on the HBO Max mobile app. Due to the movies abundance of violent scenes and darker themes, Snyders cut was rated R while the theatrical was only PG-13.

Bringing Justice to the DCEU

Claire Sohn May 13, 2021

WARNING: includes spoilers for “Justice League” and “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” After Warner Brothers released the film “Justice League,” fans of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU, where...

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