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Mountain View News in Brief

India Flinchum April 20, 2017

  Extension of the Google Campus A new Google campus is in the works after 10 years of planning by the City of Mountain View and Google. The company hopes to reflect its culture of innovation and...

What your reusable water bottle says about you

What your reusable water bottle says about you

India Flinchum January 10, 2017

Hydroflask: You’re probably in ASB or Oracle You organize dances. You share links to polls that no one reads. You count money. You post overly-friendly reminders to your class’s facebook page...

Wellness speakers discuss authentic happiness and how to profit from stress

Wellness speakers discuss authentic happiness and how to profit from stress

India Flinchum December 6, 2016

The MVHS Wellness Committee, a component of the ASB Activities class, spearheaded its first speaker event on Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the theater. Gunn High School teacher Ronen Habib and Stanford psychology...

Reflections: A growing divide

Reflections: A growing divide

India Flinchum November 2, 2015

I’ve taken for granted the seemingly unmarred relationship I’ve shared with my parents for almost 17 years. Steadfast support has streamed from my mother and father’s fingertips as they have reached...

My Nicaraguan Lens

My Nicaraguan Lens

India Flinchum September 10, 2015

It has been seven weeks since I stammered, in disbelief, through the Baggage Claim of the San Francisco International Airport to greet my mom, dad, and sister, for the first time since departing for Matagalpa,...

9th grade PE exemption approved by MVLA board

9th grade PE exemption approved by MVLA board

India Flinchum February 28, 2015

On Wednesday, February 18, the Los Altos Town Crier announced that the Mountain View High School Board of Trustees has approved a ninth-grade student PE exemption to be implemented next year. According...

Bursting the Bubble: Silicon Valley truths unveiled

Bursting the Bubble: Silicon Valley truths unveiled

India Flinchum January 15, 2015

The Silicon Valley breeds a dominant sub-culture that has left an exceedingly influential footprint on generations of people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, or religion. The epitome of technological...

Todays fight for gender equality: Were not finished yet

Today’s fight for gender equality: We’re not finished yet

India Flinchum September 29, 2014

Feminism is a contentious topic that has recently infiltrated news sources, websites, and blogs as dissidents and supporters alike react to Emma Watson’s controversial words regarding present-day gender...

The Happiness Hypothesis

The Happiness Hypothesis

India Flinchum April 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...

First artificial heart transplant in the history of medicine

First artificial heart transplant in the history of medicine

India Flinchum January 20, 2014

On December 21 of 2013, after 10 hours of intensive operation, the first ever artificial heart transplant in medical history was performed on a 75-year-old French man, in the Georges Pompidou Hospital...

A peek at local homelessness

A peek at local homelessness

India Flinchum December 2, 2013

While Thanksgiving buzzes past us in a blur of laughter, turkey, and good blessings, we often reflect on the people we appreciate most, and the basic commodities that make our lives better. Living in...

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Best Rancho Runs For Every Skill Level

India Flinchum November 14, 2013

Running seems to be an activity people generally love or hate, but nonetheless, it is the most universal sport in the world.  No matter your age, gender, or skill level, almost any run can be modified...

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