Monthly Archive: May 2016

Why We Need Community Colleges

Let’s be honest, when we hear community college, the first thing that comes to mind is the negative connotation. That community colleges are only for students that screwed up in high school, or aren’t serious...

Captain America: Civil War

Marvel’s highly anticipated “Captain America: Civil War” officially kicks off Phase 3 of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. “Civil War” yet again proves that Marvel absolutely knows how to make a great film that fans will enjoy...

Con: Minimum Wage Should Not Be Increased

In early April, governor of California Jerry Brown signed legislation to push for a statewide minimum wage of $15 per hour. While McDonalds is one of my better options after graduating from MHS, does a...

Pro: Minimum Wage Should Be Increased

A bill in California was recently passed that would increase the minimum wage to $15 dollars a hour by 2022. This will be accomplished by slowly increasing the minimum wage every year, starting with $10.50...

Volbeat Concert Review

The last time I saw a live Volbeat concert was two years ago, and that was one of the most memorable performances I have ever seen. I had the good fortune of seeing again on...

A Dope Movie Review

After being added to the Netflix selection, “Dope” has been growing more and more popular since its initial release at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. As a cross between a coming of age and drug...

Advice for Underclassmen

After four years of surviving the ups and downs that inevitably come with every high school experience, many grains of wisdom are accumulated. Here are some tidbits of wisdom from my own experiences at MHS....

Sexual Violence: Consent

        A few months ago, after a girl was sexually assaulted at a dance we went to, some guy from our school said to us, “What if she just accidentally led him...