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Electric powered?

Electric powered?

March 10, 2014

  Gasoline and cars go together like fish and water, you rarely have one without the other. However, new...

Lucky number 6?

Lucky number 6?

February 12, 2014

The iPhone has left a legacy of its own, from the original 2 all the way through the 5s, Apple has co...

Bad sportsmanship

Zaran Baha, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

Throughout the history of sports there has always been cheating, foul play, and vulgar language.  The question now, is how big is bad sportsmanship in modern games? Is it a serious issue that needs to be addressed? In professional sporting events, we have seen it all: biting off ears, injuring certain players, fights, brib...

The perks of a gap year

The perks of a gap year

February 12, 2014

For the majority of high school students it is assumed that once graduated,  we must attend college in t...

The Prom Dilemma

Kiara Miltin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Feature, Op/Ed

Ladies calm down… It’s only prom! It’s safe to say that any girl has the right to get ready for prom, but at times, some girls rush to get ready a little bit too early.There are various forms of preparation that can go into prom, such as who’s throwing the party, when to get the dress, and desperately trying to fin...

The distortion of beauty

The distortion of beauty

February 12, 2014

The dictionary defines beauty as a quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or ...

Barbie gone bad

Barbie gone bad

February 12, 2014

    There used to be an app called “plastic surgery for Barbie,” available on iTunes. However, it ...

See it through my lens

Gina Matteo, Op/Ed Editor

February 12, 2014

Filed under Op/Ed

The 21st century is consumed with the fight for social rights and equality for all. People all over the world are uniting to stomp out stereotypes. The media tells you to “be proud of where you are from” and “don’t let the haters get you down.” This positive mentality has even spread to Monte Vista. Students at Monte V...

“No press is bad press”

“No press is bad press”

Kristin Chang, A&E Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Op/Ed

     As early as 2003, the widely popular store Urban Outfitters, has been releasing rather offen...

Thanksgiving truths

Gina Matteo, Op/Ed Editor

November 20, 2013

Filed under Op/Ed

    Whether it’s the turkey and stuffing on the dinner table or being surrounded by family, Americans love their Thanksgiving.     Thanksgiving has always set the mood for people across the country for the upcoming holiday season, but where did the past-downed traditions come from?     We all know the grade school...

Shall we dance?

Emmaline Wei, CC Spin Editor

November 19, 2013

Filed under Op/Ed

    Winter Formal, Sadie Hawkins, Spring Fling, Black and White Ball— what do all these things have in common? They’re all dances Monte Vista doesn’t hold.     That’s right— every year, Monte Vista High School holds the three main dances: Prom, Ball, and Homecoming, sprinkled along with a few others throu...

Inescapable stress

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

Filed under Op/Ed

    Not only is stress is an unavoidable part of students’ lives here at MV, it can also endanger our lives.     Monte Vista is a school of diversity; no two students are exactly alike...except for one thing-- stress. The real question is, how much stress do students have?     When asked how much stress they have on a scale fro...

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