• Human of the Mount: The Quiet Wish

    On a routine visit to Rady Children’s Hospital last summer, freshman Nicholas Thompson and his family were approached with an idea some find hard to grasp: the wish – the chance to do anything, meet anyone, without restriction of imagination. And on an afternoon in late April, Thompson’s wish crystallized […]

    Human of the Mount: The Quiet Wish
  • Memorial Day: MC’s Flag Raising Ceremony

    Thanks to all of those who came out to help MC recognize and remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. These are the highlights to the Memorial Day ceremony on Friday May 22, 2015.

  • MC Dodgeball Tournament

    MC’s annual week long Dodgeball Tournament took place on the week of  May 18th, with Abusement Park as the winners. Click the video to check out some highlights of the games.

  • Everything It’s Chalked Up To Be – 2015

    MC’s art students do chalk day! Once a year people sign up to create beautiful masterpieces drawn on the ground for all to see. Don’t step on them though!

  • Dance Team: Homemade

    Meet the new dance team at MC! A quick overview of Homemade and their performances.

  • MC Cinematic: the struggles of writing an essay

    Procrastination. It gets the best of all of us sometimes. Check out this comical short story of the process and conflict most average students have in doing the task every student must overcome: writing an essay.

  • Bindis are NOT fashion!

    At Coachella, many famous      celebrities, like Selena Gomez, Kylie Jenner, and Vanessa Hudgens, wore a bindi in the name of fashion. A religious symbol, the bindi is sacred to people of the Hindu culture. This is not something you can just simply wear for likes on Instagram. By doing so, […]

    So is making fun of other cultures' traditions, then stealing them and making them a fashion statement the new trend now? -Dean Hoang
  • Boy’s volleyball ‘set’ on the road to more wins

    “That was probably the most hyped and important game,” senior Peter Santiago said of the boys volleyball win against Torrey Pines last Tuesday. MC took the match in a close fifth game. “We were up 13 to 4 in the fifth set, and then they came back and it was […]

    Photo Courtesy|Robert Austin

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Amy Moran: Brimming Success

May 28, 2015 at 9:03 am

Many college-bound students have high goals for the future, which tend to be limited by student debt. For few, this worry is diminished by scholarships. Senior Amy Moran is...

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Amy Moran: Brimming Success

Many college-bound students have high goals for the future, which tend to be limited by student debt. For few, this worry is diminished by scholarships. Senior Amy Moran is one of those selected to receive a full-ride scholarship to UCSD. “The Jacobs scholarship is given to engineering students,” Moran said. […]

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Boys Golf Wraps in Rhythm

For MC’s varsity boys golf team, this season came with a schedule of tough matches and a determined unit of golfers ready to take on whatever came their way. “We play in the toughest division in San Diego so it’s really difficult,” junior Ian Hwang said. “We had some good […]

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Bailing out early: Melissa Bailes will graduate after only three years of high school

Bailing out early: Melissa Bailes will graduate after only three years of high school

Our education system is very heavily based on structure, a set formula for students to follow in order to reach maximum success. There are six years of elementary school (including kindergarten), three years of middle school, and four years of high school, all in preparation for college. However, the accepted […]

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It’s PURRfect

It’s PURRfect

Calling all lovers of cats and coffee! There’s a claw-some place in downtown San Diego where cappuccinos and furry felines come together. The concept of the “cat cafe” originated in Taiwan, with the first one opening in 1998. Japan as a whole has around 150 feline friendly cafes, with at […]

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A tribute to the fallen: Grey’s Anatomy

A tribute to the fallen: Grey’s Anatomy

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Anyone past the first couple seasons of medical drama Grey’s Anatomy knows that creator Shonda Rhimes is ruthless. With countless character deaths in its 11 season course, Shonda has ripped out the metaphorical hearts of thousands of viewers. Recently, an end of season shocker left Grey’s fans crushed […]

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Netflix welcomes the Tanners

Netflix welcomes the Tanners

Whatever happened to predictability? The milkman, the paperboy, evening TV? How did I get to living here? Somebody tell me please! This old world’s confusing me. These iconic lyrics are known around the world as those that welcomed Full House onto our television screens. The family that included Danny Tanner, […]

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Fil-Am is Ful-Phil-ing

Fil-Am is Ful-Phil-ing

A night of dancing, singing, play performances, and food, all centered on the complex Filipino culture. On May 8, MC’s performing arts center hosted a group of over 100 people from all over the school district. “PCN or Filipino Culture Night is a night where we showcase our talents to […]

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Play hard, play smart, play together

Play hard, play smart, play together

The stadium lights shining down on the Sundevil stadium cast the bittersweet mood on what was the last game of lacrosse some girls would ever play. Although the team lost their last game of the season, nothing could take away from the positive feelings that radiated from the field. “We […]

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Royal baby fever strikes again

Royal baby fever strikes again

The whole world waited with bated breath for the arrival of England’s second royal baby. Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana was born at 8:34 a.m. on  May 2 at St. Mary’s Hospital. As the second child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte is fourth in line to the […]

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Gymnastics: overcoming their hurdles

Gymnastics: overcoming their hurdles

After countless hours of practice, many meets so far, and a team bond that helps the girls excel, MC’s gymnastics is ready to continue strong and go out with a flourish. “We are working towards winning leagues, beating out our biggest competitors, SCC, and hopefully doing well in CIF’s,” senior […]

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