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November Horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

November 29, 2018

Aries: Fasting before Thanksgiving should not be your tradition. Taurus: Liking candles doesn’t make you “quirky.” Gemini: Start saving up for Christmas now, there are a  lot of people to buy gifts for. Cancer: Go clean out your car. Leo: Chinese takeout will not provide you all...

Epistemology

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

November 16, 2018

On November 8th, 2018 a mash shooting occurred in Nashville, Tennessee. Twelve people were killed and somewhere between eight and fifthteen others were injured. As of yet, the local police department have yet to ascribe a motive to the shooter. In times like this, it is important to that morality matt...

Permanent sub classrooms

The DLL whiteboard directs students where their classes will be

Zyaria Hatcher, MVC Writer

November 12, 2018

Students often get excited when they hear teachers talking about their upcoming absences because they know they'll have a sub. It means it may be an easier day. This year, however, if teachers are absent, multiple classes get put into either the auditorium or the gym. As a result, students aren'...

College Essay Tips

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

November 5, 2018

For any high school student with the intention of applying to college, the college application essay is an absolute necessity. It is the one chance to show schools who you are. The college essay is the only place where you can show your voice. To write the best essay for yourself, use these nine tips f...

October horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

October 29, 2018

Aries: Please wear a coat, you’re not tougher than the wind. Taurus: Too many pumpkin spice lattes may make you sick. Gemini: Halloween is not an excuse to be evil. Cancer: You should wear a bumblebee costume. Leo: It’s too cold to wear THAT on Halloween. Virgo: “Spooky scar...

Current state of the war in Afghanistan

Cameron Baker, MVC Writer

October 23, 2018

United States soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan amount to 2,387 as of July 27, 2018, and the war has no end in sight. With the terror attacks on September 11th, 2001, the United States is determined to stabilize the region and prevent further insurgencies from arising again. Afghanistan lies abou...

“Sierra Burgess is a Loser” is a loser

Allison Yoder, Social Media Manager

October 16, 2018

This year, Netflix has been releasing one teenage rom-com after another. The first of these was “The Kissing Booth,” which was huge on Twitter, but crashed shortly after, with viewers pointing out the many flaws in the plotline and characters. Next came “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” whi...

In a New York state of mind

A view of the Manhattan skyline during the day

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

For my 16th birthday, my mom decided to surprise me with a trip to New York City over Labor Day weekend. She was quite aware of my love for the city, that love mostly centralized around Broadway. New York City was definitely way different than the small town I’m used to. It was much bigger than exp...

September Horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

September 24, 2018

Aries: Banging your head against the wall won’t reverse your headache Taurus: Stop straightening your hair it looks good curly! Gemini: Quit arguing with your mom, she loves you. Cancer: Very superstitious…writing’s on the wall... Leo: Your phone screen WILL hurt your eyes one day. Virgo: ...

Pinochet is not that bad

Grant Hess, MVC Writer

September 17, 2018

Pinochet, the brutal dictator of Chile, is, in my opinion, a better and kinder ruler than the current so-called president of Venezuela, Maduro. Sure, Pinochet killed what some experts believe to be 20,000 communists, but he also ran an efficient and successful economy. Comparatively, Maduro has faile...

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