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Miscellaneous Findings

Miscellaneous Findings

December 12, 2021

Together Again (& Not for the First Time): Will Yeaman & the Stage

Together Again (& Not for the First Time): Will Yeaman & the Stage

Mitty’s Performing Arts wouldn’t shine without its stars. Will Yeaman shines bright.
Arabela Damarillo, Staff Writer December 8, 2021
Hammy, hilarious, and confident, the Mitty senior’s stage presence has been a staple of Mitty’s Performing Arts program for all four years of his high school career.
Pesticides: The Unaddressed Epidemic

Pesticides: The Unaddressed Epidemic

The usage of pesticides across California’s agricultural industry has left many farmworkers and their young children with chronic health issues.
Nicholas Corral and Anya Danes December 5, 2021
Cancer. ADHD. Autism. All of these life-changing diagnoses are health-related consequences of exposure to pesticides in the fields that farmworkers and their families face, with these being especially prevalent in their children.
Featured Creative: Jackie Ruan

Featured Creative: Jackie Ruan

Photography Editors December 4, 2021

Why are you drawn to/passionate about photography? I started photography in July of 2020 for the first time. It was in the midst of the pandemic when I was bored out of my mind that I came across...

A Brief History of the PIT

A Brief History of the PIT

A quick dive into what makes the PIT such a special part of Mitty. What were the origins and what does the PIT do?
Riley McNair, Staff Editor December 3, 2021
What exactly is the PIT? And why is it important?
The Mitty Freecycle: Benefitting the Mitty Community and the Environment

The Mitty Freecycle: Benefitting the Mitty Community and the Environment

A glimpse inside the Mitty Freecycle, the first event of its kind on campus
Aidan Van Dalen and Madison Lin December 3, 2021
This year, Mitty is hosting its first ever Freecycle—a project where people can donate Mitty gear they no longer need, allowing others to obtain them for free!
Featured Creative: Vedansh Goenka

Featured Creative: Vedansh Goenka

Photography Editors October 23, 2021
Vedansh Goenka '22 describes his journey through astrophotography.
Individual Action Is A Drop in the Bucket of California Drought Reform

Individual Action Is A Drop in the Bucket of California Drought Reform

We have been approaching the issue of droughts in California incorrectly—it's time for collective action
Anika Chatradhi October 23, 2021
You know you’re in California when you look out the window and see a Martian landscape complete with hazy orange skies. Nearly every single year we dread our fifth season: fire season—and 2021 is no exception.
Among Us, Twilight, and Cursed Meme Culture

Among Us, Twilight, and Cursed Meme Culture

Among Us meme culture...Sus or not?
Natalie Greene, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
Among Us exploded in popularity in the summer of 2020 and continued to climb for an extremely long time, despite endless predictions that it was about to lose popularity. And while yes, near the beginning of 2021, Among Us as a game was no longer as hyped, it did not fade away into obscurity like many other fad games did. No, instead Among Us morphed into its final form: a cursed meme culture.
The Myth of the Forever War

The Myth of the Forever War

Despite the name, a forever war can end with the right strategy and a lack of deadlines. Not doing so can have disastrous consequences and a lot to clean up.
Alexander Richter, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
Despite the name, a forever war can end with the right strategy and a lack of deadlines. Not doing so can have disastrous consequences and a lot to clean up.
Dreams

Dreams

Dreams can be many things— our aspirations or our worst nightmares— but they can also just be little pictures in our head that appear when we fall asleep.
October 15, 2021

Spring

Spring

May 13, 2021

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