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Home visits: a taste of Latin American culture

Home visits: a taste of Latin American culture

Jun 4, 2014

Since 2008, the program, ‘Home Visits’ has been in effect at Mountain View High School. Once a year, several members of the faculty, including counselors, teachers and administrators, have had the opportunity to visit households and get to know members of the Latino community.  On April 24, this event took place, receiving widespread approval from those who...

Everything you need to know about finals week

Everything you need to know about finals week

Jun 3, 2014

You wake up on a bright Monday morning to the sweet sound of the birds chirping right outside your window. You take a deep breath and the scent of sweet pancakes wafts to your nose. Just as you’re about to slip on your favorite pair of pants, it suddenly hits you; today is the first day of finals. Fear not, for here are a list of tips that will help you...

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....

AP Environmental Science: The movement

AP Environmental Science: The movement

May 29, 2014

    After a recount the day after 2000 election day, it was discovered that 1 vote does make a difference–George W. Bush won by a mere 2000 votes cast in his favor coming from a small town in South Florida.     Similarly to election results, the misconception that “one vote doesn’t make a difference” applies to the principles behind AP...

The short end of the technological stick

The short end of the technological stick

May 29, 2014

Living in Silicon Valley is a luxury. We’re in one of the most technologically advanced places in the world (and yet, wifi at Mountain View High School sucks), exposed to creativity that knows no bounds. From Apple to Google to Microsoft, it’s incredible how surrounded we are by new inventions. Technology has made things so much more accessible than ever...

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