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Lack of Latino leadership (continued from print)

Lack of Latino leadership (continued from print)

Apr 25, 2014

Despite making up nearly 25% of the 1829 students at Mountain View High School, Latinos are grossly underrepresented in leadership and student-run classes such as Associated Student Body and Oracle. This disparity is dangerous–our leadership classes, publications, and clubs should represent all students on campus and give everyone an equal say. Such...

WOTS: What was the happiest moment of your life?

Abby Nunez, 11 ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 14 "When I met my friend, Glenda."

The Anti-Dictionary: Things We Shouldn’t Say

The Anti-Dictionary: Things We Shouldn’t Say

Apr 24, 2014

Currently, people are adopting offensive terminology and using them in casual conversation, without realizing they are contributing to a bigger problem that perpetuates hate towards certain minorities. So, here’s a list of things NOT to say, to avoid further ignorance: “That’s so gay” is used in a negative context, implying that homosexuality is dumb,...

The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis

Apr 20, 2014

During our taxing years as high schoolers, we often can find ourselves caught up in the perpetual whirlwind of academic and social pressures.  We are bombarded with “achievable” standards and idealized versions of success.  From the daunting college apps we will (and have) faced, to admissions essays teeming with narcissism, we have lost focus on what we...

Drawing Inspiration from Disney;Mountain View Student Artist Makes a Business Out of Her Talent

Drawing Inspiration from Disney;Mountain View Student Artist Makes a Business Out of Her Talent

Apr 2, 2014

Smooth the wrinkles from the small square of printer paper. Sketch curved lines and rounded corners with the soft grey of a pencil. Ink the design over with a thin ballpoint pen. Carefully shade in a texture of vibrant colors and bold contrasts to produce a piece of art anyone would be willing to pay for. This is a reality for Shannon McCauley, a Mountain View...

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