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Why STEM needs the arts

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STEM, an acronym for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math,” is a popular term that can be heard thrown around the halls of Mountain View High School. We even have a week dedicated to STEM to encourage students to work in STEM fields. But what about the arts? While at first the arts and STEM seem […]

Kendrick Lamar did not receive his “Poetic Justice”


Kendrick Lamar did amazing at the Grammy’s a couple weeks ago. Superb. He deserved every single award he won. But he was completely snubbed by Album of the Year. Taylor Swift’s 1989 and Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly were on completely different level musically, and Swift’s greedy and white “feminist” album did not deserve album […]

Professional Athletes Affect Youth


  On Monday, March 7, Maria Sharapova, a 5-time Grand Slam champion and the world’s highest-paid female athlete, announced that she had tested positive for the recently banned drug meldonium at the Australian Open Tennis Championships. Sharapova, a 28-year-old Russian who is one of the world’s most visible sports figures, is by far the most prominent […]

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