The Stampede

Daft Punk performing at Coachella in 2006. The house duo revolutionized the genre and made the music mainstream.

The not so new, new groove

Krish Shetty and Julian McMahan February 13, 2023

House music's presence has been felt since the early 80s, but it’s finding a way to make its mark in today's music scene. Although house music is around forty years old, it took a while for it to...

Keith Lee trying food from some of Vegas’ tastiest food joints. Keith Lee has over 9 million followers on TikTok.

Keith Lee Changing Lives One Bite at a Time

Emmett Mossler February 13, 2023

Food is something that holds a special place in many people’s hearts.  The culinary arts is an outlet to explore culture and taste in a delicious way.      The idea behind doing a food review...

A gold mask designed in the likeness of Ramses the Great’s face in the De Young Museum. Throughout his reign, Ramses was well known for commissioning iconography of himself across Egypt.

The Gold of the Pharaohs

Connor Huard February 13, 2023

On February 13, 2023, one virtual reality (VR) experience, six corpses, and 175 3000-year-old artifacts left San Francisco.       In August of 2022, the Ramses the Great and the Gold of the Pharaohs...

Avatar: The Way of Water includes a whole new side of Pandora; one that is underwater. In the film, Britain Dalton’s character Lo’ak made an unlikely friend with a tulkun, a whale-like creature.

Avatar: Plot vs. Aesthetic

Emma Hedican February 13, 2023

James Cameron’s film Avatar: The Way of Water, the first of four planned sequels to Avatar, has been given the title of highest-grossing film of 2022, earning numerous nominations such as Best Picture...

Monet McMichael (left) and Alix Earle (right) are pictured at an influencer event in Dubai. The two have both gained a following for their ‘Get ready with me’ videos, but Earle has had greater success in a shorter amount of time.

Alix Earle: worth the hype?

Shreya Bhasin February 13, 2023

 White, blonde, rich, and skinny: the stereotypical model for the acclaimed ‘It Girl’ continues with TikTok influencer Alix Earle.      Earle started to gain popularity in November 2022 through...

Monte Vista’s 2023 Musical is so Fetch!

Sachi Anderson February 13, 2023

There are many different contributing factors that help determine what musical Monte Vista Drama will hold each year. To make this choice, the drama officers have to take into account which musical will...

Jennifer Coolidge shows off her Golden Globe for best Actress in a Television series. This was Coolidge’s first Golden Globe.

A Golden Year for Jennifer Coolidge

Mia Garcia February 13, 2023

This years’ 80th Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael. Many popular stars made appearances at the annual event. One in particular, however,...

The little black dress was first worn by Audrey Hepburn in the 1920s.

The little black dress

Sophia Wright December 12, 2022

Coco Chanel’s 1920s little black dress will be talked about in fashion until the last seam is stitched. It is the original little black dress (LBD) and will continue to be used as a template for timeless...

On the social media app TikTok, a video with the title “How to romanticize your life” has over 100,000 likes. The video suggested making an “autumn playlist” to enhance your life to feel more exciting and pleasurable.

Romanticizing the mundane

Emma Hedican December 12, 2022

Waking up to a rainy day should feel depressing; however, this dreariness only adds to your morning montage of making a hot cup of coffee. The routine drive to school would usually feel monotonous, yet...

Mullets seen and worn by famous 1970’s rock icons David Bowie, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney.

Mullets: a must have or not?

Tatum McNichols December 12, 2022

Scouring Monte Vista’s campus, many students have been seen rocking mullets. From dyed, bleached, to natural—you name it.  The unique short-long haircut worn by numerous famous icons and musicians,...

Taylor Swift’s record-breaking album Midnights sparks mass hysteria among fans. Midnights has been critically acclaimed for its vocals and pop-like tunes.

Waiting for midnight

Edi Zhang and Alicia Kim December 12, 2022

As midnight struck on October 21, 2022, Swifty hysteria swept across the world as fans rushed to stream Taylor Swift’s tenth, new album Midnights. In just one day, Midnights accumulated 88 million streams...

The lit stage of Moulin Rouge! at the Orpheum Theater. Moulin Rouge! stayed in San Francisco from September 9 to November 6.

Welcome to the Moulin Rouge!

Connor Huard and Mia Garcia December 12, 2022

     Released over 20 years ago, Baz Luhrmann’s groundbreaking movie musical Moulin Rouge! has finally made its way to a Broadway national tour.       Luhrmann, known for directing Elvis...

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