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Give Back to the Big Givers This Season

Katherine Doyle

December 17, 2009

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Is it cliché to remind students to give back during the holiday season? Absolutely. But it’s a good thing that a little cliché, and a little giving, never hurt anyone. The holiday season's over-the-top commercialization,...

A Look Into the “Unique” World of Redheads

Jamie Riley, Lauren Stewart and Samantha Zulch

December 17, 2009

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Here at Miramonte, it is a rare occurrence to see other redheads: only an estimated 23 redheads roam the halls. Although historically redheads have been labeled hot-tempered, unlucky, deviant, or most commonly, “gingers”,...

Artist of the Issue: The Joyous Anarchy of Jarad Solomon

Craig Dathe

November 6, 2009

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For many art teachers and history professors, art is supposed to make a social statement.  Artists are the counterweights to the plummeting anchor that is society, fighting to keep civilization dignified and away from the evils...

Artist of the Issue: Lily Williams Heads for the Big Screen

Sophia Bollag

November 6, 2009

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We may be seeing senior Lily Williams’ name on the big screen sometime in the future. This summer Williams worked as an intern for Sony Pictures Animation, the company that created the recently released animated film Cloudy...

Lunchtime Tournament Celebrates Classic Game

Sean McGeer

November 6, 2009

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The fighters jump in and out of range of each other, landing punches, causing damage, and leaping away.  The onlookers sit motionless, staring at the fighters with rapt attention.  They cheer one or the other, complimenting...

Miramonte Welcomes International Students

November 6, 2009

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Miramonte is home to many foreign exchange students. Mirador sat down with a few of them and asked them a few questions. Laura and Aleski Turpeinen Moved from: Espo, Finland Years: Freshman, Sophomore Here for: One year ...

Clubs Appeal to Various Student Interest

Caroline Golden and Lauren Dahlberg-Seeth

November 6, 2009

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Recently, the quad was home to "Club Day", where students could sign up for clubs that interested them. Here are a few of the most popular clubs. Performers for Progress Club Presidents: Seniors Max Coleman and Arielle Swernoff ...

Miramonte Alum Just Can’t Get Away

Evelyn Alper and Kelsey Williams

November 6, 2009

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1. What’s the best thing about college? Brenna Casey: The best thing about college is the amount of opportunities. There is so much that you can do and I am trying my best to take advantage of everything. There are hundreds...

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