• 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
  • Mrs. Lindsey leaves MC

    As the year has come to a close, Mrs. Lindsey, MC’s U-Z counselor has announced that she is not returning. She is going to be a full time stay at home mom. “I am leaving because, I have decided to be a stay at home mom for at least a […]

    Sudarshan (Sudz) Srinivasan | Photographer

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Request for Scottish independence sparks controversy

Request for Scottish independence sparks controversy

September 19, 2014 at 10:38 am

Photo provided by the thecommentator.com Scottish independence has been a possibility for several years. Recently, Scotland requested a vote for independence from the UK....

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    The Wave Waterpark

    Photo Credit || www.san-diego-beaches-and-adventures.com Sunday Aug. 31 at the Wave Waterpark, a young boy was...

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

    Marianna McMurdock | Photographer Project Lead the Way is the nation’s leading science, technology, engineering,...

    September 17, 2014 at 9:11 am
  • Riots That Rocked the Nation: Ferguson, Missouri
    Riots That Rocked the Nation: Ferguson, Missouri

    Photo courtesy of humanevents.com The people of the St. Louis suburbs erupted into riots and acts of vandalism...

    September 17, 2014 at 9:10 am

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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 from the UK. Residents of ages sixteen or older are permitted to cast votes. There are no hard feelings or disputes between England and Scotland, merely a nationalistic urge for independence. However, England does […]

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Ignorance is bliss?

Ignorance is bliss?

TV, Instagram, Twitter. All sources of endless knowledge at your fingertips. The issue is not lack of knowledge, but a lack of awareness. This generation is losing its drive to know what is going on around them, oblivious to the price we will pay in the future. Of course, it […]

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The stress of college sports

The stress of college sports

Only two percent of high school athletes will play college sports. Shocking, right? Joining a college sports team is the ultimate goal for many competitive high school athletes, but getting there isn’t easy. Out of the many major collegiate athletic associations, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or the NCAA, is […]

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Dear White People

Dear White People is a satirical film that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college. The main character, Samantha White (Tessa Thompson) begins her radio show “Dear White People” by calling out the white people on campus. “Dear white people, the minimum requirement of Black […]

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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 upside down. Once at the bottom, he stood up in the shallow splash pool holding his head. “This past Sunday, our lifeguards responded to a guest who had pain […]

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Girls golf swings into action

Girls golf swings into action

MC’s girls golf team had their tryouts last week on Aug. 25 and 26. The team, co-coached by Jim Greci and Keith Leighton, is a fun, enthusiastic team who is always ready to learn. Team Captain Savanah Wallace is a junior and has been playing golf for MC since her […]

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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 5,000 schools across the U.S. The program is focused on helping schools produce students who will help the STEM industry. “[The courses] are meant and designed to get kids to go into manufacturing, […]

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Riots That Rocked the Nation: Ferguson, Missouri

Riots That Rocked the Nation: Ferguson, Missouri

The people of the St. Louis suburbs erupted into riots and acts of vandalism soon after the death of an unarmed African American teenager. Aug. 9 2014, Michael Brown, an eighteen year old boy, was shot repeatedly, and killed, by Ferguson, MO Officer Darren Wilson. Wilson, a white police officer, […]

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“My Everything” x Ariana Grande review

“My Everything” x Ariana Grande review

The pop world’s newest good girl, Ariana Grande released her sophomore album, My Everything Aug. 22. The Victorious star’s first album, Yours Truly was a hit amongst critics and instantly created a strong fan base. The album features guest artists such as, Big Sean, A$AP Ferg, Childish Gambino, Iggy Azealea, […]

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Thirteen years after 9/11

Thirteen years after 9/11

Thirteen years ago, when I was 3 years old, a terrible gloom settled over our nation as countless lives were lost. New York was filled with screaming civilians blinded by fear they had never identified with before. The freedom we so frequently take for granted will be never free. As […]

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