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#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

Roya Dowlati , Senior Staff Writer February 18, 2015

Despite movies like Selma, Get On up, and Top FIve, 2015 is the second year since 1998 that the acting categories are held entirely by a group of all-white actors and actresses. The Oscar Nominations...

Rising star Dylan Gardner

Rising star Dylan Gardner

Jas Gill and Shea Cummings February 13, 2015

Dylan Gardner, 18. an Illinois native, released his debut album Adventures In Real Time on May 13th, 2014. Gardner is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. His inspiration comes from older...

Interstellar: stellar or stale?

Interstellar: stellar or stale?

Hanrin Cho, Business Manager December 17, 2014

Rating: 4.5/5 Taking place in a society wrecked by the second Dust Bowl and global crop failure, verging towards the edge of an apocalypse, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar features Matthew McConaughey...

Drones: delivering more than just warfare

Drones: delivering more than just warfare

Kevin Yang, News Editor December 17, 2014

People tend to imagine drones as huge, metal, pilotless killing machines that circle the skies, ready to fire bullets at anything that moves, but the idea that drones only serve to kill is a complete misconception Technically...

Junior Olivia Addis teaches Seventh grader Andrew H. techniques during a tutor session.

Banded Together

Roya Dowlati, Senior Staff Writer December 17, 2014

    A Monte Vista Club is reaching out to Middle School students, by helping them better their musical abilities.     Music Outreach is a club where Monte Vista students are paired with Middle...

The local Nutcracker

Reilly Olson , Op/Ed Editor December 17, 2014

An annual festive production of a quintessential holiday show has made its way back to the Bay Area: Impresssions of the Nutcracker. Produced by the San Ramon Valley Dance Academy, this is a time-honored...

Bach in business: Maybach revival

‘Bach’ in business: Maybach revival

Chris Bortolon, A&E Editor November 30, 2014

Maybach, a car manufacture known for being at the very pinnacle of luxury, is once again re-entering the automotive arena following a two year absence...at least to a certain extent. Mercedes has created...

Newest iPad on the market

Newest iPad on the market

Alyssa Sodell, Staff Writer November 20, 2014

For Halloween there’s no tricks, only treats at the Apple store-the new iPad Air 2 has arrived! The iPad has a better display and is known for processing information 40% quicker. It is equipped with...

Drama isn’t ‘easy’

Bailey Deschane , Staff Writer November 19, 2014

When the curtains open, what do people really see? Usually the first things people notice are the set, props, costumes, and the acting within the first few lines. These things could make or break any...

When the Game Stands Tall review

When the Game Stands Tall review

Alyssa Sodell, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

Several weeks ago, a movie about the high school De La Salle was made. When the Game Stands Tall is a film about the legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur  (Coach Lad) who took the team to a 150 winning...

Upcoming Entertainment

Bailey Ferguson, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

November will turn out to be quite a successful month for movies this year, with many film industries gearing up for the holiday season. Family Movies Disney Picture’s Big Hero 6 will be a film...

The a cappella group gathers on a Friday afternoon to rehearse and perfect their masterpieces. Laughing and joking, they enjoy their time together and has fun singing in harmony.

A cappella; MV goes vocal

Ariel Chen, Staff Writer October 22, 2014

As of fall 2014, Monte Vista can proudly boast a group of talented singers creating music with only their voices, lead by the new choir director with large shoes to fill. When Jodi Reed, the new teacher,...

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