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In pursuit of the Californian dream

A few summers ago, I found myself people-watching in a wealthy, predominantly white neighborhood in Montreal, Quebec. The sun was blisteringly hot and every parent, child, and dog was slurping on a cool beverage. Despite the sunshine, most of the residents still donned their winter whites; they were not tan, …

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Last season for the seniors

As baseball comes to an end, seniors Chase Swendrowski, Tanner Wood, and Alek Dubney reflect upon their season. “There’s something about being a senior when you play, it just feels different,” Dubney said. Dubney, who played catcher, third baseman, and pitcher, believes that this was the best season he played …

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Colors in the middle

Being in the middle is frustrating. It is as irritating as being a middle child, as maddening as sitting in the middle seat of the car, or as exasperating as being stuck waiting for the loading bar to finish. Think of the old elementary game of ‘monkey in the middle.’ …

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The California primary elections

An important day for Californians is here, as the primary election on June 5, 2018 begins. The outcome will result in who will run for governor and includes many other open positions. Not to mention this election, Dianne Feinstein continues to run for Senate, after five consecutive wins. Out of …

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A reflection on the Softball season

Playing your hardest results in victory, scoring a point promotes self-pride, and scraped knees result in game-changing saves.  These reasons, along with many others, push sophomores Natalie Gonzalez and Riley Barger to participate in MC softball at a varsity level. “The best part of the season for me was competing …

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There is such thing as humane meat

Over the past decade, San Francisco-based food manufacturing company Hampton Creek has sprinted ahead in vegan product innovation, keeping pace with the global vegan and vegetarian population surge. If you have stopped by your local health food store’s dairy section in the past few years, you have likely passed over …

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Ethical eating

A wave of vegans and green bank accounts have washed across America. The constant panic of using or consuming unethical products has dramatically increased over the last decade.  The capital of ethical consumption, also known as moral purchasing, happens to be Portland, OR with its infamous “keep Portland weird” slogan. …

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Never “second rate”

While Mt. Carmel has a deservingly awarded band, the orchestra has composed seven concerts throughout the year, performing in two competition festivals, and finishing off with their Pops Concert. They also got “unanimous superior” during The Poway festival of the arts. On top of that they have to perfect five …

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Some TV shows just need to end

The work week takes adults and students alike through the miserable Monday and into Friday, where a weekend   couch date getaway seems inevitable. Saturdays and Sundays serve as a rejuvenation period where individuals gather their strength for the upcoming week.  Just as people deserve holidays, TV shows do, too. However, …

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