• Thompson trims his way to the top

    He’s known as the guy with the crazy ponytail who leads the cheers in the Red Sea every week, @ianthabarber by 534 Twitter followers, and, to his clients and friends, Ian Thompson. With his sweet kicks and fly style, it’s no surprise that there’s another thing he’s got hidden in […]

    Tiffany Luu | Photographer
  • A survivors tale: 9/11

    Last Thursday, our country mourned the death of over 3,000 civilians that died in the attacks on 9/11. Those who were present at the time of the attack haven’t forgotten. Shankar Viswanathan, a relative of mine, lived in New Jersey was used to the commute to and from New York […]

    A survivors tale: 9/11
  • New counselor: Jennifer Smith

    MC welcomes a new counselor to the school this year: Jennifer Smith, who is taking on the U through Z’s. Before coming to MC she was at King-Chavez Community High school, a charter school in downtown San Diego, as a school counselor and P.E. teacher. Smith was inspired to choose […]

    Marianna McMurdock | Photographer
  • The scoop: new teachers on the block

    You may have noticed a few unfamiliar names on your schedules this year. If you have, it’s because our campus is welcoming 11 new teachers this year. But everyone knows that when you get your schedule, you ask all your friends what the scoop is on the upcoming trimester’s teachers. […]

    Tia Simawang | Photographer
  • Travel Corner: Hettick takes Ireland center-stage

    Tick tock. The tedious sound of the classroom’s clock strikes again with the horrid sound we’ve become all too familiar with. Tick Tock. A few more seconds left until the bell rings, freeing us all from the confines of our school and into our two month hiatus. Ring. The halls […]

    Cabra Castle, Ireland
  • Welcome back Sundevils

    What’s up with you, Sundevils?

  • Football rushes into new year

    After the monumental storming of the field by the Red Sea following the victory over Wesview in the playoffs last year, boys football wants to fight for that same intensity again. Acquiring new teammates and even a new senior, the 2014 varsity squad has a whole new dynamic. “We’re not […]

    Football rushes into new year
  • Red Out rally

    By Chloe Heinz On Friday, August 30th, we had first pep rally of the 2014-2015 school year. Here’s a quick recap on how it all went down. The theme this year was coastal, complete with decorations made by ASB such as signs above each class’s section, balloons strung across the […]

    Marianna McMurdock | Photo Editor
  • Birthday Insecurities?

    Your big day is tomorrow. Another year, another chance to display your very prominent [or nonexistent] social status in the ruthless jungle of high school. Do you sit at the end of your bed and dream of the possibilities? Or do you send out a mass text telling your friends […]

    Marianna McMurdock | Photo Editor
  • Choose: dollars or time

    In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “A penny saved is a penny earned.”  Many know that a vital step to building wealth is frugality, but many of us struggle with being frugal, especially teenagers. By far, children are the most expensive investment a parent can make. Whether in a monetary […]

    Choose: dollars or time

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Snake invades girls locker room

Snake invades girls locker room

September 25, 2014 at 3:06 pm

  Shrieks erupted from the girls’ locker room last week, and they weren’t because a boy had walked in. It was a snake. The snake was found by freshmen Niharika...

  • Request for Scottish independence sparks controversy
    Request for Scottish independence sparks controversy

    Scottish independence has been a possibility for several years. Recently, Scotland requested a vote for independence...

    September 19, 2014 at 10:38 am
  • The Wave Waterpark
    The Wave Waterpark

    Sunday Aug. 31 at the Wave Waterpark, a young boy was witnessed coming down a slide at the Slide Tower attraction...

    September 17, 2014 at 9:54 am
  • New engineering course offered at MC
    New engineering course offered at MC

    Project Lead the Way is the nation’s leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program in over...

    September 17, 2014 at 9:11 am

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Field hockey season progressing

Field hockey season progressing

From their summer practices up until now, MC field hockey has been preparing for the pressure of the season. Their 7-3 record is an indication of hard work in practice paying off on the field, especially last week, despite heat waves and lightning. “Monday we played Santana, and we beat […]

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The Fault in Our Stars comes to TV

The Fault in Our Stars comes to TV

Fox’s newest primetime show, Red Band Society, aims to break tv norms this fall. This dramedy centers around a group of teenagers confined to a hospital and their various medical conditions. James Hibberd, a reviewer from Entertainment Weekly, compared the idea of the show to the New York Times bestseller, […]

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“Washington is full of secrets…and so is she”

“Washington is full of secrets…and so is she”

“All the president’s men are nothing compared to her.” This November, former Grey’s Anatomy actress Katherine Heigl, takes on the leading lady role in NBC’s political drama State of Affairs. Heigl portrays top CIA analyst Charleston or “Charlie” Tucker, a woman who doesn’t follow the book. Each day, Tucker compiles […]

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Scotland yard without Scotland

Scotland yard without Scotland

Scotland held its referendum for independence from the United Kingdom on September 18, 2014 and voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom. During the weeks leading up to the vote, England campaigned to have Scotland remain a part of the United Kingdom. David Cameron, the Prime Minister of […]

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Say cheese (and crackers)!

Say cheese (and crackers)!

The artificial cheese revolution is upon us. It’s been a long time coming, with the infamous Cheez-Its dating all the way back to 1921. Cheetos and Doritos, notorious for their explosive orange powder flavoring, followed in the mid-1900s. In more recent years, however, a new trend in cheese snacks have […]

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The Flash strikes television

The Flash strikes television

In 2012, The CW released Arrow, centered around classic comic book character Green Arrow. This fall, DC Comics fans will have another beloved superhero come to life in their own TV screens every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. The Flash, scheduled to air on Oct. 7, is a spin-off of […]

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The new  Supernatural ?

The new Supernatural ?

It’s not breaking news that comic book superheroes have been a dominating trend in television and film as of late, seizing the crown from the fading vampire vs. werewolf craze. Among the top of these franchises is Marvel, which has been topping the charts with box office hits including X-men: […]

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Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin is an upcoming comedy-drama TV series on The CW. The pilot airs Oct. 13 starring Gina Rodriguez (Jane Villaunueva) and Justin Baldoni (Rafael). The new show is set in Miami where Jane Vilaunueva is a hard-working religious Latina woman who has vowed to remain a virgin until […]

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Passion for Fashion

Passion for Fashion

Wire, dye, and thread. These simple products, ordinary to many of us, are the foundation of three MC students’ creative side. A sophomore girl whose name will remain anonymous to protect her business, makes unique necklaces. She transforms black cord, wire, and polished stones into a piece of handmade jewelry. […]

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The girl with the mattress

The girl with the mattress

Emma Sulkowicz is a senior at Columbia University this year, and she is carrying her mattress everywhere she goes. Why? It’s where she was raped sophomore year, and the rapist still remains on campus. Sulkowicz later reported the incident to Columbia, along with three other girls who had been sexually […]

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