The Stampede

Bidens Border Band-Aid

Paviter Randhawa February 13, 2023

 Immigration has always been a source of controversy between the Democrat and Republican parties; due to recent numbers and newly implemented programs, the topic has become even more divisive. Many say...

ChatGPT and the OpenAI interface that it runs on. The program is easy to access and use for anyone.

Robot Ghost Writers

Nick Timbers February 13, 2023

Schools have battled with students cheating for ages, but recently the door has opened for more cheating with the use of artificial intelligence.       The infamous program in question is ChatGPT,...

Brazilians protest at the Esplanada dos Ministérios in the Brazilian capital, Brasília. They were all Bolsonaro supporters who stormed the capital, similar to the January 6, 2022 riots that occurred at the U.S. Capitol.

Jair Bolsonaro the new Donald Trump?

Esther Premazzi February 13, 2023

 Brazil has always been a country with many issues, and for many years one of the main issues has been its different presidents. With the last three Brazilian elected presidents ending their terms extremely...

Multiple Monte Vista students physically attack Dougherty Valley student following basketball game

Edi Zhang, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2023

Danville, California-- A fight broke out between at least ten Monte Vista students and one Dougherty Valley student following Thursday night's basketball game. According to a video shared among students...

Pictured is the culinary classroom on the bottom floor of the 500s building at Monte Vista High School. The classroom used to have students spread throughout learning to cook and bake interesting types of cuisines.

Cooking up a cooking class

Madeline Wiener December 12, 2022

Monte Vista is changing constantly, with new opportunities being added into the school every year. So what will the next change at Monte Vista be? The return of a culinary program on campus is a possibility.      Roughly...

Sophomore Grace Tseng scans into her class. The introduction of the new scanning system has led to an increase in detentions.

The new green slip

Maya Bhatt and Edi Zhang December 12, 2022

Students have found themselves receiving a new green slip. No, it’s not a visit to the counselor, but a visit to detention. This light green detention slip is part of a wave of new crackdowns on student...

     Los Angeles citizens protesting and calling for Martinez’s resignation. Many in L.A. share this sentiment and helped to push Martinez out of office.

Shocking city council leaks

Nick Timbers December 12, 2022

 Conversations that happen behind closed doors are usually not revealed to the public, but sometimes when they are, the truth can be uncovered.       Former L.A. City Council President, Nury...

BTS is officially announcing their military service commitment. Their military leave was nearing its termination.

Singers to soldiers

Emmett Mossler December 12, 2022

    Members of  popular K-pop band, BTS, will be on temporary break from making group music while they embark on 18 months of mandatory military service.  They are exiting the stage and entering...

Ukrainian firefighters working to put out fires in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. The damage occurred after Russia sent a wave of suicide drones, employed with explosives, that destroyed many homes.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: an update

Maya Bhatt and Alicia Kim December 12, 2022

On Feb. 24, 2022, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, launched his first strike against Ukraine when he commanded Russian army troops to attack Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, in an attempt to overthrow Volodymyr...

With the current high inflation rate of 8.2%, many are wondering what is causing this extraordinarily high inflation rate, and what is going to come from it.

The rise in inflation

Brian Avram December 12, 2022

As 2022 comes to an end, many problems challenge the world. War, natural disasters, pandemic recovery efforts, and unemployment are just a few issues that every country has to deal with. Out of all these...

Alex Jones is pictured walking out of a courtroom in Austin, Texas. Jones had to pay a sum of 965 million dollars to the plaintiffs of his defamation case involving the Sandy Hook shooting.

Conspiracies gone too far

Krish Shetty December 12, 2022

On December 14, 2012, 26 children and staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School lost their lives at the hand of a school shooter. While the rest of the country mourned the loss of these lives, conspiracy...

Monte Vista is a No Place For Hate campus. However, three different instances of anti-semitic graffiti have occurred on campus the past two weeks.

String of anti-semitic graffiti found on campus

Paviter Randhawa October 27, 2022

On October 25th, 2022, anti-semitic graffiti was found in the the gym for the third time in a little over a week. These incidents were immediately brought to the administration and Principal Dr. Kevin...

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