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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...

A few Monte Vista students were expressive on Twitter with their thoughts about how poor the game and commercials were.

Super Bowl commercials…not so super

Anna Peirano and Georgia Buxton February 12, 2014

Many people gathered together across the United States to watch one of the most famous sports games to air on television, anticipating which team would win the trophy, and what the commercials would be...

Jay-Z and Beyoncé are performing their new duet Drunk in Love at the 56th annual Grammy Awards show. They were some of the many performers that took the stage during the show.

Put your hands together for awards season

Maya Sasson, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

Each year Hollywood stars come together to mark the beginning of the year by celebrating the accomplishments made by their colleagues in cinema, television and music. Awards season begins in the middle...

Literary magazine opens for submissions

Emmeline Wei, CC Spin Editor February 12, 2014

Stapled, taped, and pinned to English classroom walls, Catharsis folders beckon to student writers all over Monte Vista. The manila folders are periodically full and empty with papers, advertising the...

Marching Band

Marching Band

Reilly Olson, staff Writer December 20, 2013

Anyone in marching band will assure you that the experience is unlike anything else, and the only way to understand a band kid is to be one. This particular season was a phenomenal one for these talented...

Winter Philanthropies

Lucy Hopper, Senior Staff Writer December 20, 2013

  The holiday season is a time to give, not only to family, but to the community. There are plenty of charities around the bay, here are a few that you can help! Pink Hope Club The pink hope club at...

Psych the musical: are you psyched?

Benjamin Ng, Staff Writer December 20, 2013

A between seasons special of the TV series Psych, before its eighth season, premiered on television December 15th. The episode’s title is “Psych the Musical”. It was two hours long and as the title...

A change in character

Melody Schwartz, Staff Writer December 18, 2013

Most people can’t get enough of the Marvel franchises that continuously blow their minds with creative stories, fun and interesting characters, and loads of super special effects. Recently, the comic...

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