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A Halloween decoration participates in safety precautions amidst the COVID pandemic.

Halloween during the pandemic

Zoe Qian, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, questions of how Halloween will be celebrated is becoming increasingly relevant. Will there be gatherings? How are communities approaching the issue of trick-or-treating...

Musicians adapt to the pandemic 

Anjana Dasam, A&E Editor November 2, 2020

Even in the midst of a pandemic, music finds its way to shine through and provide most of us with musical entertainment while many are quarantined in their houses.  The virus has taken a lot from everyone,...

Sulli attends Fendis opening event in Seoul, South Korea, on September 3, 2019. She was found dead inside of her home by her manager on October 14, 2019.

Cyberbullying and its tolls on mental health

Lauryn Leong, A&E Editor November 15, 2019

     On October 14th of this year, K-pop celebrity Sulli was found dead inside her home in Seongnam-si, South Korea.       Sulli was a former member of K-pop girl group f(x). While an official...

Celebrations Take a Turn for the Worse

Chloe Van Puffelen and Emily Ma November 14, 2019

     Make sure to keep your arms, legs, and all other body parts inside the haunted house at all times.      Annually, Monte Vista puts on a haunted house for students, staff, families, and...

I See the Million Dollars - Jeff Probst on the fourteenth and two-hour season finale of SURVIVOR: Edge of Extinction airing, Wednesday, May 15 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Screen Grab/CBS Entertainment  ©2019 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Surviving for 39 seasons: A TV show how-to

Elisabeth Delpouys, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     Picture this: a tropical, scorchingly hot island with palm trees and white sand beaches as far as the eye can see. Every sweltering day ends with a frigid night. Days where the sun’s reflection...

Benjamin Platt (Payton Hobart) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Georgina Hobart) announcing the release date of their new series The Politician, streaming starts September 27, 2019 on Netflix.

Netflix’s The Politician addresses important issues

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager November 14, 2019

     Netflix’s brand new show The Politician by Ryan Murphy shows a satirical side to a high school presidential election.       The show takes place around Payton Hobart, played by Ben...

Movie poster for the Lifetime movie The College Admissions Scandal, premiered October 12, 2019.

Behind the Scandal

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager November 14, 2019

     This Lifetime movie shows the inner workings of the families behind the infamous scandal in 2019 from the FBI case “Operation Varsity Blues”.       “Operation Varsity Blues”...

The Lighthouse from the mind of Robert Eggers starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. These two shine throughout the film and watch out as they are early Oscar contenders.

Comprehensive review: The Lighthouse

Brooklyn Weber, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     You find yourself off the shore of New England on a secluded island as a wickie with no other man insight apart from your superior. As the days progress you begin to lose sanity and the longer...

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Paul attends the World Premiere of  El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie at the Regency Village on October 07, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Netflix)

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor November 14, 2019

     One of the most awarded and highly-regarded television series released a follow-up movie to an eager and passionate fanbase.      ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ was released this...

Monte Vista senior Nicholas Chong holding a flag and wearing his uniform for color guard. Chong is getting ready to perform  for the marching band event at Monte Vista.

Real men dance

Devin Blish, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

 Two male students take their dance skills to the next level in the Monte Vista dance program.      Sophomore Iziyah Robinson and senior Nicholas Chong are the only two males in the Monte Vista...

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Saying goodbye to Netflix?

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager October 14, 2019

     Netflix and Hulu are out and new streaming services are beginning to take over TVs and computers all over the world.         Beginning in 2019, many companies announced their plans...

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan preforming live in 2007. Tool’s newest album, released August 30th, generated the most first week sales of any rock or metal album within the last year.

Rock n’ Roll is the new rap

Mason Hanshaw, Feature Editror October 14, 2019

     In the words of rapper Kanye West himself, “rap is the new rock n’ roll.”  In a modern music industry dominated by rap and pop, a few select rock and metal artists may have switched roles....

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