The Stampede

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,...

Project Christine looks different than any current computer. This design was made to make accessing and changing the computer easier for a larger group of people.

A step into the future of computers

Matt Nardoci, Staff Writer May 14, 2014

At the latest Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Razer unveiled their revolutionary idea for computer technology. Project Christine (as Razer is code-naming it for now) is a new approach to how computers...

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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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