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There are now three platforms in the battle for smartphone superiority: Apples iOS, Googles Android, and Microsofts Windows Phone.

The new smartphone war

Kevin Yang, Online Editor March 12, 2014

Let’s face it: iPhones dominate the smartphone world at MV. No matter which way you turn your head it seems like there’s always an apple logo staring back at you. iPhones seem to have made their way...

Flappy bird was the latest game to go viral, but almost as quickly as it gained its popularity, the games creator removed it from the App Store.

Where did Flappy Bird go?

Maya Sasson, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

Flappy Bird was the latest addicting game to go viral, and almost as suddenly as it gained its immense popularity, the creator, Dong Nguyen, announced he was removing it from the app store. Flappy Bird...

A concert to remember

A concert to remember

Kiara Miltin, Staff Writer March 12, 2014

Miley Cyrus’s 2014 Bangerz tour: smoking, drinking, twerking, and dancing gorillas. What would it be like to attend such a concert with your own mother? Most can agree, that it would be awkward, and...

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A noteworthy major

Kristen Chang, A&E Editor March 12, 2014

One of the not so common majors students will pursue is music. Music majors range  from music performance to jazz composition, including music therapy, music business and management, music education,...

Her is new flick about romance in the age of artificial intelligence that represents the struggles of normal human bonding, and our advancing science and technology.

How “Her” influences people and technology

Melody Schwartz, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

Her is new flick about romance in the age of artificial intelligence that represents the struggles of normal human bonding, and our advancing science and technology. Although the film seems to focus around...

The Stampede was granted behind the scenes access to see the still under construction set of Infinite Black Suitcase. The set will feature a Lazy Susan, something never before seen in a Monte Vista play.

Drama’s Dramatic New Dramaturgy

Danny Carpentier Balough, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

Monte Vista Drama has once again embarked on the task of putting on a play for all to see, with Infinite Black Suitcase. This follows MV Drama’s fall hit, Harvey which attracted large crowds each night...

Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor

Erin Donnelly, Managing Editor February 12, 2014

The new movie “Lone Survivor” directed by Peter Berg, is based off of the book “Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Red Wings and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10” written by Marcus...

In the book Age of Innocence we see the main  character Ellen, resemble the main character from the show Gossip Girl, Serena. In many the shows we watch today, resemble characters from historical books.

Don’t put that book down, just yet!

Raquel Dixon, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

We often find it difficult to relate to the novels assigned as part of our school’s curriculum. However, if we can acknowledge the fact that many of the subjects in the books assigned may actually have...

A few Monte Vista students were expressive on Twitter with their thoughts about how poor the game and commercials were.

Super Bowl commercials…not so super

Anna Peirano and Georgia Buxton February 12, 2014

Many people gathered together across the United States to watch one of the most famous sports games to air on television, anticipating which team would win the trophy, and what the commercials would be...

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are performing their new duet Drunk in Love at the 56th annual Grammy Awards show. They were some of the many performers that took the stage during the show.

Put your hands together for awards season

Maya Sasson, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

Each year Hollywood stars come together to mark the beginning of the year by celebrating the accomplishments made by their colleagues in cinema, television and music. Awards season begins in the middle...

Literary magazine opens for submissions

Emmeline Wei, CC Spin Editor February 12, 2014

Stapled, taped, and pinned to English classroom walls, Catharsis folders beckon to student writers all over Monte Vista. The manila folders are periodically full and empty with papers, advertising the...

Marching Band

Marching Band

Reilly Olson, staff Writer December 20, 2013

Anyone in marching band will assure you that the experience is unlike anything else, and the only way to understand a band kid is to be one. This particular season was a phenomenal one for these talented...

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