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What Seniors Did on Senior Ditch Day and Why That Isn’t So Bad

Angela Munoz, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Senior Ditch Day is a high school tradition, commonly held the Monday following Senior Prom, where the majority of the senior class skips school. However for our school, it happened on April 19th to commemorate the class of 201...

The Gender Pocket Gap

Evelyn Alamillo, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Women's jeans need deeper pockets, or maybe even just pockets in general. That would really be preferable. Now, ladies, let’s get real, how many have you tried on a pair of jeans, they fit you right, they make you feel good,...

Something Needs to Be Done About the Cleanliness of Our Restrooms

Chloe Farquhar, Editor, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Everyday, students at MVHS have to deal with dirty bathrooms and decide on whether using those dirty bathrooms is worth it or if they should just try to hold it until they get home.   We have to deal with issues such as clogged ...

The Benefits of Plant-based Milk

Natalie Flores, Editor, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Milk has developed into a hot topic over the past ten years due to the increased demand on plant-based milk. From dairy free yogurt to dairy free pizza, the options are endless.   And while this call rises, some are reluctant ...

Battle of the Bathroom

Evelyn Alamillo, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Female MVHS students have taken notice that the upstairs girl’s restroom is locked a lot more frequently than the boy’s restroom. Ever since our school has opened up the S-wing, it has become a noticeably popular building,...

Should the Pledge of Allegiance Be a Choice Or an Obligation?

Pedro Tapia-Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Within the United States school system, it is tradition that students get up at a certain point of the day and pledge allegiance to the flag in the room. Many believe that this should be mandatory amongst students because it sym...

Double Standards Surrounding Same-Sex Relationships Disproportionately Harm Young Males

Angela Munoz, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

In the more recent years, being openly LGBT+ and displaying one's queerness has had a tremendous culture shift; I believe this partly due to the fact that those with massive platforms, such as artists, musicians, actors, and social m...

Verbal Abuse From A Parent/Guardian Impacts Teens Tremendously

Sole Scorza, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The deepest scars are those that cannot be seen.. Verbal abuse is a form of domestic violence  which tends to leave its invisible mark on teens throughout their lives. Some parents might not even notice that their choice of abu...

The Negatives of Being a Skater

Jonathan Orozco, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Some people might think it's pretty cool to be a skater, but there are negatives too. “It’s rare to meet a cool cop or security guard, just because we skate, and I know sometimes we might be breaking the law by trespas...

Stop Using Video Games as a Scapegoat for School Shootings

Damian Yaxcal, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

With the most recent school shooting, there came the questions on why he shot the school up. There were reports of him having mental illnesses and other things like that. Then on the news, some journalists were blaming someth...

Moving Graduation Due to Renovation of the Field is Unfair to the Graduating Class of 2018

Kayonna Williams, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

The decision to renovate the field, which may end up causing the senior class of 2019 to graduate at either Valley View or Canyon Springs, has caused an upsetting uproar in the senior class.   There will be limited tickets to attend the ...

“A Scary Time for Men” or Just More Injustice for Women?

Catherine Uriarte, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Donald Trump’s “scary time for men” comment sparked controversy and tension between men and women during #MeTooMovement. Comments like these need to stop, especially from people who are the face of our government. &nb...

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