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Field Hockey for the win

MC field hockey is off to a great start with a 6-0 win against Otay Ranch, goals scored by Makenna Rodriguez, Eden Villalovas, and Taylor Gabocy. The girls maintained  constant teamwork and  persistence throughout the game. In comparison to last year, Megan Knee, a sophomore and second year returner to …

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Boba Royale

Mira Mesa is home to an overabundance of boba shops. Residents of the area are staunch supporters of these sweet drinks, but what the general public doesn’t know is the secret to their operations. In order to secure the title of ‘best boba shop of the month,’ each shop agrees …

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Kiahna Sales tackles stereotypes

Another season of MC football has begun, and to celebrate the new line of freshman football players, Kiahna Sales, defensive end,  describes her current experience as the only girl on the team. Sales’ current motivation to play football was inspired when she was little. “I’ve been playing for Rancho Penasquitos …

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Copyright is no monkey business

Nearly everyone would agree a photographer deserves the copyright to a picture they take , but issues arise when that “person” is a monkey. Commissioned by a nature conservationist group, wildlife photographer David Slater traveled to Sulawesi, Indonesia in 2008 to bring recognition to the crested black macaque, a critically …

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A remedy for the dangers of the eclipse

The following article is meant only as satire. We do not advise anything in the article. See a professional for any serious problems. Maybe staring directly at the sun wasn’t the brightest idea. While seeing an eclipse is a special event, you did not need severly damage your eyes to …

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Bring fun back

Life is exhausting. Society is constantly projecting the impossible standards and trends of models and actors. You have hipsters who think the “mainstream” is lame and then you have mainstream pop fanatics that will crucify you for not keeping up to date on the latest fashion trends and music. Then …

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High school hate crime culture

Poway Unified is considered to be one of the most highly ranked, prestigious school districts in the state of California. Even though it is well respected by many, our very own Westview High School found spray paint on campus with  Swastikas, graphic images and other racial slurs. The fact that …

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Imagining the perfect night

“What a great night to be alive!” Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds yelled into a crowd of thousands at the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista, anticipating the night of a lifetime last Thursday, Sept. 28. Beginning the night with artists K. FLay and Grouplove,  the night was sure to be …

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Mother!’s Distorted Creation

Mother! is the newest addition to director Darren Aronofsky’s unique and acclaimed lineup of movies. The film has been critiqued heavily, apparently because many reviewers have failed to remove the movie from the context of the “horror” genre. Mother! comments on the blind faith and the fallibility of religion using …

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The dehumanization of minorities

During the Holocaust, the Nazis referred to Jews as Untermenschen, meaning “subhuman.” Most people fail to realize that by saying this, they were not implying that Jews were less than them, they were literally saying that Jewish people were created as a lesser race. Using this philosophy made it seem …

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