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USA’s Women’s Hockey team takes gold

The US women’s hockey team miraculously squeezed a victory from their neighboring rivals, Canada, during an intense nail-biting shootout, winning  3-2 to secure the  gold during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. During the first period, 28-year-old hockey forward Hilary Knight, a NWHL player currently playing for the Boston Pride, …

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Olympic Ice Dancers fall to last place

American couple Madison Chock and Evan Bates took a drastic fall in their ice dance free skate on Feb. 19 at the Pyeongchang Olympics.  Even before skating, the pair knew that they wanted their routine to inspire their audience with a message of hope and togetherness. Skating to John Legend’s …

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Elise Christie’s Olympic nightmare

Elise Christie, British short track speed skater, arrived to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea as a competitor for gold in three short track events: the 500, 1000, and 1500 meter race. Unfortunately, Christie is leaving the Games empty-handed due to an alarming crash in the 500m race, leaving her …

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Cookies, creativity, and community

At the grocery store, shoppers often steer their carts clear of the donation tables and eager petitioners lurking outside the doors. But when the bright green and deep brown of Girl Scout vests are spotted parked outside the entrance, the grocery list flies out of mind. Girl Scouts may be …

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Chloe Kim at the Olympics

In the elite world of competitive sports, age may be a shortcoming in the eyes of sports commentators and critics. However, after watching her mind-blowing performance for women’s halfpipe in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, these naysayers were silenced. Seventeen-year-old California native, Chloe Kim, was finally old enough to be …

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MC girls dominate the pool

On Jan. 31, MC girls varsity water polo faced off against La Costa Canyon. MC girls did not fret going against LCC, as in the previous years held a strong lead against them. “I was really confident going into the game because of the past wins against them,” junior Joy …

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MC’s Great Kindness Week

From Monday, Jan. 22, to Friday, Jan. 26, MC participated in the Great Kindness Week, a part of the Great Kindness Challenge program. Posters and announcements around MC reminded students to be extra kind throughout the week. On Monday, the focus was “Be kind to your friends.” Friends were encouraged …

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Age of fermentation

“It’s alive!” cry millennials across the country as they stare into their pots, pans, and of course, locally-sourced mason jars filled with pickled vegetables and other items from the back of their fridges. This is the Phase of Fermentation, or better yet call it a new age. Fermentation is the …

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American expectation of luxury

American culture has always been obsessed with the top tier of material goods. We romanticize  the luxury products we can’t afford, like Ferrari supercars, Rolex watches, and beachfront mansions. We also put people who can affluently live this lifestyle with ease up on a pedestal, like rappers, athletes, and movie …

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