Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

The gun control debate should not be a debate

The gun control debate should not be a debate

Jun 1, 2014

 Warning: the following article may be considered offensive and/or impertinent to gun activists and/or those who sanction the heinous assassinations towards youth innocents by a shooter victim to the sexual misogyny and double standard of feminism.   Nearly 100,000 people will be shot this year, according to the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence....

Erase the ‘Mean Girls’ mentality

Erase the ‘Mean Girls’ mentality

May 29, 2014

If you’ve seen Mean Girls, you probably remember the scene when Gretchen, Karen, and Regina huddle around Regina’s mirror and seemingly rejoice over pointing out their flaws, confused as to why Cady doesn’t join in sooner.  For many, this famous scene encapsulates what it’s like to be a high schooler.  We compete with each other in all the wrong ways....

Gareth Edward’s Godzilla: Movie Review

Gareth Edward’s Godzilla: Movie Review

May 28, 2014

A colossal Dragon T-Rex mix knocking over skyscrapers with a flick of his tail, destroying SF’s Golden Gate bridge in a single swipe, and striking fear in the inhabitants of the world with his terrifying roar. Does this sound familiar? It should after nearly 30 Godzilla remakes but still last Friday, the monster returned to movie theatres in Gareth Edward’s...

Letter to the editor: Cafeteria food

Letter to the editor: Cafeteria food

May 27, 2014

*This is a letter sent to the Oracle written by MVHS student Lauren Dagan concerning food selection in the cafeteria: I am a sophomore here at Mountain View High School.  Most students are familiar with the cafeteria; every day, lunch served for only a few dollars.  Students can even apply for financial aid, if needed.  There are enough cashiers to keep...

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