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A Very Happy Valentine’s

During 2nd period, senior Lorena Heymans and friends, Helen Sedrak, Charmaine Isidro, and Aasiya Ahmed, headed out to the parking lot. Over the next hour, they hand placed over 300 valentine’s cards and candy on each student’s car. Lorena singlehandedly crafted each valentine, spending around three and a half hours …

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Harvard over frozen yogurt

After a long day of swim practice and school, senior Richa Chaturvedi heads home. On most occasions, the drive home consists of a stop to her favorite frozen yogurt shop. But, for two weeks, as a result of Chaturvedi’s lost bet to her father, no frozen yogurt was to be …

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Mrs. Turner resigns, leaves MC

When you think of a librarian, you likely picture a mean old woman who constantly harps on children for speaking above a whisper.  However, Erica Turner is none of those things. The cheerful Australian first came to America in 2001 and started working here four years later. Friday, Jan.  17 will …

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The story behind the tattoo

Junior Olivia Andrews has been through a lot since her freshman year here at MC. After finally winning her battle against self-harm and her eating disorder, Andrews felt the need to celebrate. So two years ago she got a tattoo to symbolize emerging from her struggles. “I got it because …

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How scared are you?

Level 1: A Fun Type of Scared. When you are watching a scary movie, or exploring a haunted house, you can’t help but notice all the little silly costumes or the irregularities, proving it to be fake. You laugh at things that are meant to be terrifying you, and joke …

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MC Improv team

Every Wednesday after school, a group of students, known as the MC Improv team, gets together to play games involving improvised acting. Junior Shakura Davis gives her definition of improv. “Improv is an after school two-and-a-half class where we make up scenes and we basically play games, but with artistic …

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The freshman with a trick up his sleeve

The transition from middle school to high school can be very intimidating, especially if you’re new to the school district. But it was nothing but smooth sailing for freshman Noah Barario. “When I was in 8th grade I was kind of lonely. I started doing magic with the few friends I …

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A life’s journey

“I was born in Kazakhstan; my first seven years of life were spent living on the streets begging. I stayed with my three sisters, my mom was an alcoholic, and my dad was sort of a dead beat,” senior Indira Stachowski said as she reflected on her past. “My sisters …

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