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San Ramon student injured on Green Valley road

San Ramon student injured on Green Valley road

Samantha Teshima , Managing Editor February 2, 2015

According to updates posted on Facebook, the San Ramon student injured last week on Green Valley Road will be undergoing numerous procedures to begin repairing the injuries he has suffered. Evan Luc...

An alarming rebellion

Gina Matteo and Maddie Dailey January 14, 2015

Thursday, December 11, might just go down in Monte Vista history. With a storm that meteorologists warned to be filled with heavy rainfall, possible flooding, and powerful winds, many Bay Area schools...

Athenian teacher, David Ruenzel, was found shot to death in Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve just days before Thanksgiving. Police are still investigating the incident and hope to find suspects to the case.

Avid teacher and writer killed

Gina Matteo , Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2014

Beloved writer and teacher was gun-down mid-day on November 25, in Oakland, while hiking. 60 year- old David Ruenzel was a man with a passion for literature as he taught Journalism and English at the...

UC proposes tuition increase

Stephanie Toong, Staff Writer December 18, 2014

For the first time in four years, UC leaders are proposing tuition increases as much as 5% in each of the next five years to help cover rising costs and to expand the enrollment of California students. UC...

Harvard online classes a success?

Harvard online classes a success?

Stephanie Toong , Staff Writer December 18, 2014

Though Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Global Technology are offering free online classes, about 95 percent dropped out before getting a completion certificate. The University...

Kira Weiss sells handmade bracelets for Home by the Holidays

Fatima Ali , CC Spin Editor December 18, 2014

  Thirty-one women and 198 children refugees in Uganda need support in relocating to a safe home before their refugee camp is bulldozed in December and junior Kira Weiss is is doing something to make...

The fight for ferguson

The fight for ferguson

Bailey Ferguson , Staff Writer December 18, 2014

Riots have been sparking up around the world since the verdict of a white male officer was acquitted in Missouri after controversially shooting an 18 year old black male back in August. On August 9,...

Comahoax: Man Fakes a Coma for Two Years

Comahoax: Man Fakes a Coma for Two Years

Bailey Ferguson, Staff Writer November 19, 2014

A man in Wales is caught faking a coma after two years in order to avoid a lawsuit, only to be hit with an even bigger one A man in Wales faked having a coma for the past two years in order to avoid...

Nick Thakars Lexus sits totaled at the side of the road. This October 21 accident involved 4 cars and caused widespread delay for the afternoon school commute.

Raucous Roads

Chris Bortolon, A&E Editor November 19, 2014

Monte Vista students have been impacted by accidents before and after school hours. The current construction on the road coupled with the excessive speed of students eager to get home have created what...

 Leadership room, where socks will be piled up and organized before being sent to local shelters.

Socktober event

Stephanie Toong, Staff Writer November 19, 2014

Monte Vista students and teachers are gathering socks for three local homeless shelters, all while making this a fun homecoming competition. Socks are being gathered for three homeless shelters: Cassidy...

California is still thirsty

Kevin Yang, News Editor November 19, 2014

  The current “megadrought,” described as one of the worst droughts in California’s history, continues to blight California as major rainfall still refuses to fall on state soil. This...

Collegiate beach volleyball is emerging into the spotlight of college sports.  NCAA finally recognized beach volleyball as a college sport and is now helping it transition from an emerging sport to a Championship sport.  A college player for USC dove for a stray ball at one of the first college beach volleyball tournaments.

Beach volleyball: thriving college sport

Maddie Dailey, Staff Writer October 23, 2014

Just a few years ago one of the most popular activities of the summer wasn’t even a collegiate sport, but now beach volleyball is thriving in the college community. Long Beach State, Pepperdine, St....

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