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Con: Participation Trophies

“Congratulations! You didn’t win, but you (hopefully) tried hard, so here’s an award to make you feel better.” This is essentially the purpose behind giving children participation awards. Not to congratulate them for accomplishing some great task, or winning a competition, but for merely being present. Many parents present the …

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Girls Golf

With tryouts safely a month behind them, MC’s girls golf is swinging back into action. Backed by their coaches Jim Greci and Keith Leighton, the girls have already got two matches under their belts. “Our first two matches were against Vista and Rancho Buena Vista, and the both went well,” …

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Chimps cure cancer: the benefits to animal testing

From the discovery of insulin, to the treatment of cystic fibrosis, nearly every medical breakthrough from the past 100 years has resulted directly from research utilizing animals. The polio vaccine, breast cancer, malaria, multiple sclerosis, tuberculosis, pacemakers, and anesthetics, the influence of animal testing is nearly endless.   No matter …

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1989 World Tour San Diego Review: A

‘The lights are so bright but they never blind me, Welcome to… San Diego. Every seat in Petco Park was occupied on Saturday, Aug. 29th to see the legendary Taylor Swift in action. The night was to be filled with screaming, crying, perfect storms, and yes, bright lights. In the …

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Numbers

Every citizen of the United States is just a number in this country. From the day Social Security numbers were introduced, our government has attached an arbitrary number to identify us. Almost every aspect of this country is based on percentages, statistics, and figures. Schools, testing, college acceptances, finance, careers, …

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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

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

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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MC goes to PETCO Park

Mount Carmel’s very own varsity baseball team got a chance to play against Poway High School at Petco Park. “It was a really cool experience, and even though we didn’t come out victorious, it was still an amazing opportunity.” Center fielder and Junior Jordan Gochenour said. They lost the game …

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