Mountain View High School Student Newspaper

An Open Letter

An Open Letter

Mar 31, 2014

Dear Students, Faculty, Parents and Community of Mountain View High School; As I’m sure you are all aware, there has been a spate of events over the past several weeks which have made our school and our city the focus of a lot of negative attention from the surrounding world and the media. You don’t have to look very far to find a plethora of mixed...

Sadie’s dance: awesome or archaic?

Sadie’s dance: awesome or archaic?

Mar 25, 2014

Written by Sheila Ahi and Sydney Sheffield This past Friday, Mountain View High School held a “twinfested” Sadie Hawkin’s dance. Throughout the US, it is the most common title for a dance specifically calling for the opposite of tradition: the girls are encouraged to ask the guys as dates. This idea, against the more common occurrence of guys asking girls...

Election Coverage 2014: The race begins

Election Coverage 2014: The race begins

Mar 2, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Time to sign an election proposal form, advocate for a classmate, and elicit votes from our peers. It’s time to be a part of the democratic process. However, what should be treated as a rare opportunity for those under the age of 18 to gain experience at the polls, learn about “issues” that directly affect them, and talk to...

Swapping gender roles

Swapping gender roles

Feb 13, 2014

WARNING: video contains some boobies (but not sexualized), some profanity, sexual abuse, and violence. There’s something about French films – so raw and real – that make them hard to get out of your head. “Oppressed Majority” is the kind that everyone needs to see to get a better understanding of how our patriarchal, misogynistic society seeps into...

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