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White privilege does exist, no matter what Bill O’Reilly thinks

White privilege does exist, no matter what Bill O’Reilly thinks

A few days ago in class, we watched a video where Bill O’Reilly loudly and vehemently denied the existence of white privilege on the Daily Show. (If you feel like subjecting yourself to that, click here.) First, a little background: White privilege describes the benefits that white people receive that those of […]

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X-Files reboot has fans in frenzy

X-Files reboot has fans in frenzy

If you combine the 90s, aliens, and hit tv shows, you get the experience that can only be tastefully culminated in The X Files. Beginning in 1993, ending  in 2002, and spanning nine seasons, X Files paired Gillian Anderson with David Duchovny as Agents Dana Scully and Fox Mulder from […]

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Bullying: academic institutions fall short

Bullying: academic institutions fall short

From the physical to the cyber, bulling is a problem that is evident in almost every school nationwide – discussed so frequently, yet so wrongly handled. From a young age, all of us remember being taught to use our words, not our fists, to seek help from an adult when […]

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Swimming into the new season

Spring has sprung, just like our amphibic sundevils off of sunsoaked diving blocks.  A new season may lead to many new challenges and opportunities, but the swim and dive team is ready to accomplish anything. Last Friday was the team’s first away meet against Westview High School. The team competed […]

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Drake Review: If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake Review: If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Once again, the output of a new Drake album has produced quite the hype. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late has steadily climbed charts since its release. The cover itself, purportedly a scrawled suicide note, went viral on Twitter and other social media, where fans and critics started crafting […]

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Let’s get fired up: MC fire science takes on “Best-of-the-Best” competition

Let’s get fired up: MC fire science takes on “Best-of-the-Best” competition

On Saturday March 21 MC’s fire science class competed in a “Best-of-the-Best” contest at the Poway Fire Training tower, against other high schools’ fire science academies. Ranging from endurance to teamwork, this competition consists of several events that test fire science students’ abilities in trying situations.. “It’s basically run like […]

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Unrest in Ferguson Lives On

Unrest in Ferguson Lives On

Eight months ago, an unarmed African American teen, Michael Brown was shot by a white police officer, Darren Wilson. Seven months ago, after the initial shock of the racist oppression wore off, the riots for justice begin. Four months ago, Wilson resigned as a police officer two minutes after being notified […]

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Softball Swings into Season

Softball Swings into Season

Five weeks into the season with a rough record of three wins and 11 losses, MC’s softball girls are hard at work. On March 31, MC faced off against Vista High and despite a defeat, they put on an impressive performance. Freshman Kendall Kates is a new member of the MC […]

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French Fiasco

French Fiasco

Rumors have been flying around MC regarding the recent resignation of French teacher, Taryn Thompson. “No,” said Principal Greg Magno in a response to a request as to whether he could elaborate regarding  Thompson’s resignation. “This subject is not one I can comment on directly,” Magno said. Thompson did not […]

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Boys Volleyball is Killing it

Boys Volleyball is Killing it

It’s that time of year again! Boys’ volleyball season has started and the early success the team has achieved foreshadows their potential to dominate hearts and scoreboards. Out of the five matches played so far, MC has emerged victorious each time. Competing against Del Norte, Mission Hills, Ramona, San Pasqual, […]

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