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Brandon Noyes

This year is Bradon's first year on staff, where he is a writer. He is in Science Olympiad, Speech and Debate, and is on the swim team. Brandon enjoys skiing, sailing, and eating most foods.

Mr. Currie wins teacher of the year

Every year, the staff at MC names someone to be teacher of the year, who then represents MC at a district level competition. Last year, Mike Bird was voted the best teacher on campus by the faculty. This year, that title goes to Scott Currie, one of the most beloved …

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Urban Culture Club tears it up

If you’ve ever walked past K-28 during lunch on Wednesdays, you probably heard a mixture of beats, rapping, and rhymes as MC seniors Minh Hong and Kevin Tran explore the realm of Urban Culture. “Kevin and I wanted a place where people could discover urban art, and discover the hip …

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“Hands up, don’t shoot”

Riots supporting Ferguson are popping up around the country because of the grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson after he killed Michael Brown, but is that the proper reaction? After all, Shawn Parcells, the forensics “expert” who came on national television supporting the “hands up” mantra after …

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School Starts too Early

It’s no secret that many students at MC don’t get enough sleep. On average, eight percent of high school students get their recommended nine and a quarter hours of sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Why? Well, we can start with our school’s start time. According to the American …

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Kenney causes chaos

As the school year begins, a new force is sweeping the school. Of course, that force is the screams (or maybe it is just a conversational voice) of sophomore Daniel Kenney. The assault on MC students’ ears began on the first day of school; however, it was passed off as …

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Wasted Water

The drought in California has been getting steadily worse as the snow caps shrink and water consumption rises, resulting in a theme of cracking down on water waste for the past few months. Yes, millions of gallons are being wasted by the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and yes, having huge …

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Coach Standout: Volleyball

“My favorite moment has to be the last point of our CIF match, right after Matt got the game winning kill,” junior Michael Keegan said. “Everyone ran on the court and everyone was screaming and going crazy, that was really fun.” During the boys’ volleyball CIF championship this year, Keegan …

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Information Overload

“I consider that a man’s brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets …

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