Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

Handling Hiatus Distress

Handling Hiatus Distress

Feb 13, 2014

You’re watching the season finale of your favorite TV show when, all of a sudden, the scene jumps to the credits. Whether you’re sitting there with your mouth agape or bawling your eyes out, no matter how much you complain and cry about the last episode, your favorite show still won’t be back for several months to reveal the secrets of next season. As a...

Freestyle Exhibition 2014

Freestyle Exhibition 2014

Feb 9, 2014

On Friday, February 7, Freestyle Academy presented the combined Junior and Senior Mid-Year Exhibition at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. The show featured pieces of narrative and profile photography, film, web design and poster design as well as music videos made by the seniors. Displayed was a variety of expressive art including the Senior Profile...

“It’s About Time:” Young the Giant hits Oakland

“It’s About Time:” Young the Giant hits Oakland

Feb 7, 2014

On May 3rd, 2013, Sameer Gadhia, the lead singer of Young the Giant, an indie-Alternative group from Irvine California, stated that the band would soon begin working on their long awaited second album. Young the Giant then announced their album-titled “Mind Over Matter” tour on November 18th of that same year. Singles “It’s About Time” and...

Artists of the week: Two genres in one

Artists of the week: Two genres in one

Feb 5, 2014

There is something comforting about an easily categorizable artist.  We all know that Katy Perry is pop, Vampire Weekend is alternative, and Jay-Z is rap.  However, the ability to seamlessly combine two genres is a bit more rare and underrated.  Many bands can pull this off, but the two that I have been particularly obsessed with recently are La Dispute and...

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