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The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

The Student News Site of Archbishop Mitty High School

The Monarch

Divided by Design: The Polarizing Power of Social Media
Divided by Design: The Polarizing Power of Social Media
Rachel Santos and Sofia Katsioulas April 25, 2024
Social media often puts individuals in feeds that provide them with information that confirms their personal worldviews, creating the illusion that they perceive things more logically as the information seems more widespread.
Is Harry Potter Overrated?
Is Harry Potter Overrated?
Manvik Johar, Staff Writer • April 25, 2024
The inconsistencies in Rowling’s writings aren’t just limited to magical objects or even houses, they are even seen in one of the main characters.
Simplicity vs. Creativity: The Modern Music Dilemma
Simplicity vs. Creativity: The Modern Music Dilemma
Jonathan Chen and David Liu April 25, 2024
Straightforward pop songs of rudimentary structure and harmony have become the most consumed material in our age, whether for better or for worse.
Color Connotations: Unveiling Linguistic Racism
Color Connotations: Unveiling Linguistic Racism
Nailah Cannon and Sanjana Bhupathi April 24, 2024
Our use of language reflects and perpetuates racist ideologies in society; most people just don’t notice it.
Overwhelming data states that In Vitro is the latest possible start date. Clearly, this image hasnt gotten the memo.
College App Advice for Underclassmen
Naomi Carvalho, Editor-in-Chief • May 1, 2024
Editor-in-Chief Naomi Carvalho ‘24 breaks down the college app process with serious, pertinent advice.
Taylor Swift starring in her one and only rap video, T-Swizzle, featuring T-Pain. The video is now scrubbed from the Internet.
Taylor Swift, Deep Roasted
Anika Bhutani, Staff Writer • April 25, 2024
Anika Bhutani '25 brings the heat in her deep roast of everybody's favorite chart-topper. Allegedly, it's the first sighting of flavor within a 500-mile radius of Taylor Swift.
Netflix Doesnt Care About Female Stories
Netflix Doesn't Care About Female Stories
Shiloh Halliburton-Rudy, A&E Editor • April 29, 2024
Rarely do we see morally complex female characters capable of vulnerability, independence, and success. Instead, we are force-fed one-note model female characters written by men.
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2: Did It Live Up To The Hype?
Jujutsu Kaisen Season 2: Did It Live Up To The Hype?
Wyatt Ngai, Staff Writer • April 28, 2024
Whether you are someone new to anime or a long-time fan, Jujutsu Kaisen is definitely a series worth looking into.
Dune: Part Two: Desert Power
Dune: Part Two: Desert Power
Andrew Park, A&E Editor • April 27, 2024
So while the beginning of a Holy War, hallucinogenic spice harvests, and the religious fervor of an indigenous society may blast the theaters with a breath of fresh air, this powerful sandstorm is just the continuation of a trilogy that will sweep audience members away.
Metro Boomin, Wrapped
Metro Boomin', Wrapped
Aarya Gupta, Staff Writer • April 27, 2024
Trap legend and super-producer Metro Boomin' dropped not one but two albums embroiled in anticipation this past month.
The Sentinel, from the portfolio Parmelian Prints Of The High Sierras, 1923
Ansel Adams: America’s Greatest Photographer of the 20th Century
Mary Pham ‘26, Staff Writer • May 7, 2024

Ansel Adams is one of the most well-known photographers in the world. Born on February 20, 1902, Adams grew up in San Francisco by the Golden Gate....

Photo from Patrick Marleau’s Retirement Ceremony
Featured Creative: Panayiota Good
Nikethana Karthikeyan '27, Staff Writer • February 27, 2024

How long have you been involved in photography? I started taking photos in 2018 while I was in college at the University of Oregon. What...

Baseball: The Impact of a Coach
Baseball: The Impact of a Coach
Colin Zhao, Raghav Ramji, and Cole Topping April 28, 2024
A coach’s lifelong impact won’t ever be felt in the box score, but their work both on and off the field is an invaluable source to a player’s success beyond the game.
NBA: The Effects of Basketball Around the World
NBA: The Effects of Basketball Around the World
Niranjan Rajashok, Sameet Das, and Ansh Singhal April 27, 2024
With the growth of the NBA, basketball has reached a global influence that’s extended far beyond just the United States.
Swimming: Teamwork through Individualism
Swimming: Teamwork through Individualism
Siddharth Belegere, Sean Walsh, and Aditya Nagapudi April 26, 2024
“We truly are one team: it can be hard at times to recognize the invisible boundaries between upper and lower classmen. And that’s a good thing.”—Kyle Pingree
Track and Field: A Winning Culture
Track and Field: A Winning Culture
Nathan Han, Kaitlyn Altmar, and Isabella Shen April 25, 2024
“Everyone needs to be a weapon to compete against the competition.”—Sophomore Zephyn Barthelom
Featured Creatives: Anne Kristine Leonor & Oscar Ortega
Featured Creatives: Anne Kristine Leonor & Oscar Ortega
A look into digital art processes from the ‘23-‘24 Arts & Comics editors.
Anne Kristine Leonor and Oscar Ortega May 1, 2024
Featured Creative: Jordan Houck
Featured Creative: Jordan Houck
Bringing smiles and making friends through fiber art.
Oscar Ortega and Anne Kristine Leonor May 1, 2024
As The World Passes By
As The World Passes By
The Arts & Comics Section explores their influences and the things that inspire them to create.
Anne Kristine Leonor and Oscar Ortega April 28, 2024
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