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Telecommunication: How far we have come in the past 7 years?

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer May 14, 2014

Today, the smartphone industry represents an astounding 900 billion dollar market, serving millions of people on all of the continents except Antarctica, but do any of us really know how the devices we...

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Upcoming concerts

Gina Matteo, Op/Ed Editor April 9, 2014

Bored on your spring break? Check out these upcoming concerts to pass the time! HAIM- This rock band trio brings catchy break-up ballads and hints of indie inspirations to the stage as they kick off their...

Derin Orito is performing at the benefit show for Hurricane Haiyan. Orito loves to support people however he can, especially with music.

The sound of music

Matt Nardoci, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

To watch Derin's music video put this in your address bar - Few people, especially at the high school level, have the chance to join a recording company. Monte Vista junior...

Vampire Weekend performs on the Main Stage at Outside Lands 2013.

Music festivals galore

Anna Peirano, Staff Writer April 9, 2014

For all the music lovers out there at Monte Vista, this is the perfect music festival summary which will give you information about upcoming music festivals in California. Coachella is a festival held...

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...

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