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Student(s) Spotlight: Mundo Magazine

Student(s) Spotlight: Mundo Magazine

Klaudia Barbarossa, Staff Writer March 15, 2021
Senior Martin Ruiz spontaneously gathered a few of his friends together in order to create an Instagram magazine known as Mundo Magazine... This magazine is nothing like what you are picturing...in the best way possible. It’s edgy but surreal. It’s spicy and fearless.
Opinion and Analysis: Anti-Asian Hate Crimes—Behind the Rise in Violence

Opinion and Analysis: Anti-Asian Hate Crimes—Behind the Rise in Violence

Meraf Sergoalem March 15, 2021

“Fight The Virus, Not The People!” is the chant that has grown in popularity among people protesting the overwhelming number of attacks on Asian Americans in response to the COVID pandemic. Asian communities...

Cara Juan: Capturing the Beauty of the Unnoticed

Cara Juan: Capturing the Beauty of the Unnoticed

Mason Ng, Staff Editor March 15, 2021
“I definitely like to draw what I like to draw,” Cara declares when asked about her style. Apparently, the admirers of her work— the almost 900 followers of her growing Instagram art account— like what she draws as well. But for Cara, there’s more to art than winning contests and gaining followers.
Monarch Madness XXX:  A Drive-In Movie Night to Remember

Monarch Madness XXX: A Drive-In Movie Night to Remember

ASB and Student Activities staff reflect on the obstacles they have faced in preparation for Monarch Madness XXX.
Shefali Bharadwaj and Maya Smestad March 14, 2021
ASB and Student Activities staff reflect on the obstacles they have faced in preparation for Monarch Madness XXX.
Featured Creative: Aidan Zhang

Featured Creative: Aidan Zhang

Photography Editors February 14, 2021
Aidan Zhang '24
Farmers Around the World Push for Change Amidst Pandemic

Farmers Around the World Push for Change Amidst Pandemic

Farmers—both local and global—have been acutely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with supply chains being under heavy stress and farm workers becoming infected. In India, the situation for farmers has grown increasingly dire under new national legislation.
Emilie Lespinasse, Anya Danes, and Oscar Ortega January 9, 2021
Farmers—both local and global—have been acutely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with supply chains being under heavy stress and farm workers becoming infected. In India, the situation for farmers has grown increasingly dire under new national legislation.
Opinion: The 49ers Pathway to Super Bowl Hopes

Opinion: The 49ers Pathway to Super Bowl Hopes

Karthik Iyer January 9, 2021
So, what will the 49ers do this offseason? Will there be a new face of the franchise? Will the team draft a long snapper? It’s hard to tell, but we can't wait to find out.
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A Tribute To Libraries

Libraries are more than buildings full of print books. Rather, they're also a way for people to connect with those they may not normally interact with, a place for anyone to access countless educational resources, and ultimately, an emblem of social equality.
Anuttam Ramji, Staff Writer January 8, 2021
Libraries are more than buildings full of print books. Rather, they're also a way for people to connect with those they may not normally interact with, a place for anyone to access countless educational resources, and ultimately, an emblem of social equality.
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The “Scammys” Return: The Biggest 2021 Grammy Snubs

Christina Mau, Staff Writer January 8, 2021
It’s a beautiful year in Grammy land if you’re Beyoncé, Dua Lipa, Phoebe Bridgers, or any of the other artists who deservedly racked up nominations for the 2021 awards; however, many other artists are left wondering why their hard work went ignored. It may be the Recording Academy’s most embarrassing year yet—forever marked as The Scammys.
Vincent Micallef '21

Zooming In

December 20, 2020

A DEI Interview with Sherese Eaglin (Class of 2021)

A DEI Interview with Sherese Eaglin (Class of 2021)

In early November, we met with Sherese Eaglin to discuss her experiences as a Black student on campus, her involvement with the DEI initiative, and her views on Mitty’s student culture. On campus, Sherese is a Black Student Union leader and a volunteer on the DEI student committee. Sherese is a member of the class of 2021.
Hannah Chang, Nathan Chou, and Claire Kim November 13, 2020
In early November, we met with Sherese Eaglin to discuss her experiences as a Black student on campus, her involvement with the DEI initiative, and her views on Mitty’s student culture.
For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2020, Amplifier, Nia Tero and IllumiNative launched a new large-scale public art campaign to elevate Indigenous land stewardship.

Then and Now: The Marginalization of Indigenous Peoples

For centuries, indigenous people have been wrongfully displaced and decimated by European encroachment, disease, and forced assimilation. The atrocities of colonization and genocide have uprooted indigenous civilizations, leaving lasting impressions on today’s native peoples. 
Chanelle Chu, Oscar Ortega, and Aastha Prakash November 11, 2020
For centuries, indigenous people have been wrongfully displaced and decimated by European encroachment, disease, and forced assimilation. The atrocities of colonization and genocide have uprooted indigenous civilizations, leaving lasting impressions on today’s native peoples. 
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