The Stampede

Soldiers climbing out of the trenches heading out to face the enemy. WWI was one of the bloodiest wars ever fought in human history.

How far have we come in a century?

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor & Social Media Manager November 8, 2018

100 years ago this month, one of the bloodiest wars in human history ended, yet its effects have left an everlasting scar in today’s world. World War One, also known as “The Great War,”...

Controversial Youtuber takes part in a Boxing Match

Controversial Youtuber takes part in a Boxing Match

Natalie Howard, Staff Writer October 9, 2018

On Aug. 25, controversial YouTuber Logan Paul was in the boxing ring with another popular YouTuber, KSI.     KSI or Olajide Olatunji, originally challenged Paul as well as Paul’s brother, Jake...

Minority Representation in the Media

Minority Representation in the Media

Saman Ali, Op/ed Editor October 9, 2018

 In the multicultural world we live in, minority representation is often neglected. With expanding social platforms such as Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter, many are used to showcase one’s culture...

Should one “Just Do It”?

Should one “Just Do It”?

October 8, 2018

      “Don’t ask if your dreams are crazy, ask if you’re crazy enough.” These words are the message of a highly controversial commercial released by Nike on Sep. 5, 2018. The commercial...

I sold my soul on “SELL UR STUFF”

Tina Sui, Online Editor and Audio/Video Editor March 13, 2018

Every girl on this campus is different. Some are tall, others are short. Some have blonde hair, others have brown. So many things distinguish girls on this campus, but one thing connects them all. SELL...

Monte Vista is looking fly, and that’s an issue

Josh Elliott, A&E Editor March 13, 2018

There’s something in the air at Monte Vista. It’s not spring fever, or the sound of birds singing, but something far more alarming: fruit flies. It goes without saying that a space full of the little...

Two Strappin Backpackin

Two Strappin’ Backpackin’

Lauren Walker, Managing Editor January 13, 2018

    I used to wake with back pain. From what? I did not know. I struggled through my morning routine, too sore to even bend down. But, I carried on with my life as per usual, swinging my backpack...

We need our tests back!

Mikayla Flores, Op/Ed Editor January 13, 2018

    “Learn from your mistakes,” are wise words my mother said to me.     But how am I supposed to do that if my teacher doesn’t give back tests?     In high school we study for...

Ugly Sweaters parties, an even uglier idea?

Sam O'Connell, Senior Staff Writer January 13, 2018

    Each year during December as I’m walking through the halls, I see it. Mostly red with some green and tacky print in the middle. Ugly sweaters. The issue of wearing these on a regular basis has...

Many students are hurt by college rejection not only because of the fact that their dream schoolsdid not want them, but also because of how they think other people will react, fearing the judgement and social pressure.

Keeping up appearances

Punya Sidhu, Feature Editor May 5, 2017

       For the typical high school senior, receiving college acceptances and rejections is a nerve wracking and sometimes even dreadful time. But what may be even worse than the disappointment...

With prom coming up soon, girls are getting ready to find the perfect dress. A student created instagram page has been set up to help girls not get the same dress as their peers.

Dress Difficulties

Sam O'Connell, Staff Writer February 28, 2017

    Prom, a wonderful, once in a lifetime and, most importantly, expensive experience.     While the boys of Monte Vista currently try and figure out how they will ask their high school sweethearts...

Flower Talk

Flower Talk

Nicola Bezudi, Staff Writer February 28, 2017

    Looking for the perfect flowers for the one you love? Perhaps there’s some colourful blooms you should rather avoid when gifting flowers to your date, friend, or acquaintance.     Which...

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