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Mandarin, mathematics, and endless crafting

Mandarin, mathematics, and endless crafting

Olivia Velasco, Staff Writer March 5, 2022

Teaching Mandarin, Geometry, Calculus, and AP Calculus AB classes simultaneously keeps Jennifer Chiu busy.  “It keeps me on my toes, I will say that and it definitely makes me not complacent,”...

Album review: Donda vs. Certified Lover Boy

Album review: Donda vs. Certified Lover Boy

Kabir Chaudhry September 27, 2021

With the recent releases of Drake and Kanye West’s new albums, fans are at each other’s necks over which of the two are better. The feud between the two reignited earlier this year when Kanye West...

Mountain View Science Olympiad team will be going to Nationals for first time

Mountain View Science Olympiad team will be going to Nationals for first time

Angelina Ma May 12, 2021

Mountain View Science Olympiad won first place at the 2021 Northern California State Science Olympiad Tournament, after placing second for the past three consecutive years. The club’s most competitive...

Humans of Mountain View: Sasha Lazareva

Humans of Mountain View: Sasha Lazareva

Natalie Arbatman March 22, 2020

This article is from volume 40, issue 4 of the printed edition of The Oracle originally published Feb. 14, 2020. Sasha Lazareva is an octuple threat. She plays piano, saxophone, clarinet, and trumpet;...

Girls varsity soccer defeats their rival LAHS for the 14th time

Girls varsity soccer defeats their rival LAHS for the 14th time

Jackson Cummings February 4, 2020

The flame of rivalry between MVHS and LAHS has existed for many years and has sparked many competitive games across the school’s respective teams. The varsity girls soccer teams from the two schools...

Palo Alto project could provide affordable housing for teachers

Palo Alto project could provide affordable housing for teachers

Reeya Vasishta December 11, 2018

This article was originally published in the Dec. 7, 2018 print edition of the Oracle  At the Nov. 19 board meeting, Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian proposed a project to the school that...

MVHS Drama Llamas present Odd Party

MVHS Drama Llamas present “Odd Party”

Alec Olslund May 19, 2017

Program synopsis: Five friends reconnect at the last party of the school year. There seems to be magic in the air; old romances are rekindled and new romances are brought to light, and the friend group...

‘Yes means yes’ consent standard in California

February 11, 2017

[dropcap style="square"]C[/dropcap]alifornia became the first state to adopt the ‘Yes Means Yes’ law, which seeks to make the legal definition of sexual consent clearer, on Sept. 28, 2014. Since 2014,...

Consent Q&A

February 11, 2017

Questions: 1) What does consent mean to you in terms of sex or sexual activity? 2) How should one ideally ask for consent? 3) How should one ideally offer their consent? Ronak Agarwal, 12 1) Consent...

Examining Consent Education

February 11, 2017

Salim and Greg* expressed similar sentiments of not wanting to permanently damage their perpetrator’s lives by reporting the assault, but both felt their perpetrators should be reformed or educated in...

District Accused of Title IX Violations

February 11, 2017

[dropcap style="square"]A[/dropcap]lso potentially in discordance with the law is MVLA’s handling of the alleged sexual assault of a student in September 2015. Currently, the Department of Education...

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