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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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Hippo Campus at the House of Blues

Eager fans ranging from pre-teens to millenials  lined up around the block of Downtown San Diego ready to hear the fresh indie rock band, Hippo Campus, perform at the House of Blues on Jan. 25. To start the night off, alternative pop/alternative rock band, Sure Sure, opened up by entertaining …

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Black Mirror: Season 4

The end of a tumultuous year was heralded by the equally twisted and entertaining premiere of the fourth season of Black Mirror. “Black Mirror” is a British Netflix production revolving around the sci-fi twist of technology in the alternative present or future, and each episode contains an intense brain squeezer. …

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The Stranger remains steadfast

There is no feeling that compares to that of addictive reading. Recently in the AP Literature and Expos classroom, Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World was introduced to many MC seniors; some lapped it up with glee and others simply chose to depend on Sparknotes over the actual text. For those …

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The charm of First Aid Kit

Browsing mindlessly through music videos, one in particular caught my eye. The small featured image on the right side bar depicted two females, done up strangely in 80s-like makeup. But it was not perms that was so out of the ordinary, but rather both of  their intensely forlorn gazes. Not …

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The End of the F***ing World

Released on Jan. 5, 2018, Netflix original series “The End of the F**cking World”, has been catching the attentions of fans, including mine. With the luring dark but comedic plot of a 17 year old outcast, James, played by Alex Lawther, he believes he is a crazed psychopath with a …

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