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Mats TV Embraces Audio Podcasting

Sean McGeer

December 17, 2009

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“Hello, everybody, welcome to Mats TV,” said senior Zach Hall on the Nov. 17 recording of Mats Radio. Even though the class is not yet broadcasting daily, Mats TV is rising from the ashes as a club, using a new form of media. “The...

Joe Loudon’s Death Deemed Undetermined

Katherine Doyle

December 17, 2009

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According to the Lamorinda Sun Newspaper, the coroner’s office has declared the cause of Joe Loudon’s death to be “undetermined.” After the Northern California Transplant Bank admitted that the papaverine originally...

California Launches Online Textbook Initiative at the Start of School Year

Katrina Kovalik

December 17, 2009

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In May 2009, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger launched the California Digital Textbook Initiative to place, at the very least, high school-level math and science textbooks online.  This initiative aims to make the information in...

MHS Celebrates 54th Homecoming

Meredith White

November 6, 2009

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Leadership transformed the Miramonte campus into a Nor-Cal Disneyland with Homecoming week’s Disney themed festivities. The week of Oct. 25 came to a close with Saturday night’s dance. Students were encouraged to dress...

Miramonte, Facebook Clash

Elizabeth Lenczowski

November 6, 2009

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Considering society’s technological progress and burgeoning online epicenter, there are more opportunities for teenagers to flaunt condemnable behavior. Whether that means posting illicit pictures on Facebook, or bullying...

Swine Flu Causes Trauma

Jamie Riley

November 6, 2009

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On July 11 the World Health Organization declared swine flu a worldwide pandemic.  With the news of H1N1 killing over 1,000 Americans, President Obama confirmed swine flu as a national emergency Oct. 23.  Many Miramonte students...

California Prepares for Large-Scale Earthquake

Madeleine Neuburger and Lauren Stewart

November 6, 2009

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Oct. 17, 2009 marked the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. On this date, Miramonte and 7-10 million Californians practiced their school’s earthquake drills. Miramonte’s administration has revised multiple...

Burglar Triggers AHS Lockdown

Sophia Bollag

November 6, 2009

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When a burglar was seen running in the direction of Acalanes High School on Tuesday, Oct. 20, the school went into lockdown mode. The lockdown began during the beginning of fifth period and lasted for over an hour. “A police...

Trash Continues to Pile Up On Campus

Alex Seclow

November 6, 2009

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There is a huge problem of excess trash in the world. There is so much that a collection of plastic debris twice the size of Texas known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has formed. According to www.earthresourcesrecycling.com,...

Administration Condemns Racist Graffiti

Laila Abtahi and Caroline Cook

November 6, 2009

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During the week of Oct. 19, an unidentified person reported anti-Semitic and other racial graffiti to the administration. Markings covered mirrors and stalls inside the boys’ bathroom in the 140s hall and several desks in...

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