Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

Equality: Ice cream is the first step

Equality: Ice cream is the first step

Feb 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I were getting ice cream–Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Perfection for him and Cookies and Cream for me–and when it came time to pay we each pulled out our wallets and paid for ourselves. The cashier then proceeded to make a comment about how he should have bought my ice cream for me “like a gentleman.” At the time, I brushed off...

Suffer now, gratify later? I don’t think so.

Suffer now, gratify later? I don’t think so.

Jan 14, 2014

Our society has a deadly obsession with delayed gratification: suffer now to be happier later. In high school, you shouldn’t have too much fun. You need to focus on your grades so you can get into a “good” college. Once you get to college, you need to work hard so you can get internships and get into a good graduate school. You need to do well in graduate...

Chivalry Shouldn’t See Gender

Chivalry Shouldn’t See Gender

Nov 8, 2013

A few months ago, I went on a date with someone who, in my mom’s opinion, was one of the sweetest guys on the planet — and he was — but something about the experience didn’t sit well. He opened the door for me, carried my coat, pulled out my chair, refused my offers to help pay for the meal, and had bought my movie ticket in advance. All good...

Club Arena 2013

With every new school year comes Club Arena, where clubs are able to set up tables to advertise and encourage people to sign up. Here are some pictures from this past Wednesday at Club Arena: Glasnost Club ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 10

Every 15 Minutes teaches students tough lesson

Every 15 Minutes teaches students tough lesson

Apr 23, 2013

On April 17 and 18, Every 15 Minutes, a program that challenges students to consider the real-life consequences of drinking and driving, came to Mountain View High School. A group of students, parents, and teachers have been volunteering their time to organize the program, which was kept secret from students, since as early as April of 2012. Sophomore Kelly...

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