Exploring the stock market and the investing process People frequently hear phrases like “the Dow” or “the S&P” on the radio, but what exactly are these terms referring to? Understanding these terms requires knowledge of the stock market. The basic idea of the stock market is straightforward: if you invest 5 dollars today, a few … Continue reading It’s Never Too Early to Invest
The Stigma Around Acne: A Minefield of Misconception
A response to the age-old phenomenon of unwanted skin advice
The Problem With Our Sugar Consumption
Discussing sugar's effect on the human body Krishna has his math final due tomorrow, and he needs to study. As soon as he gets home, he grabs an energy drink from the refrigerator and immediately gets to work. Halfway through, Krishna rejuvenates by eating cookies. Finally, as he finishes his practice tests, he eats dinner… … Continue reading The Problem With Our Sugar Consumption
How Apps are Created to be Addictive
A deep dive into the techniques that app developers use to get consumers hooked on their creations, and the impacts this may have By: Arshiya Sen and Meghana Somu The feeling of stopping your homework to pick up your phone and take a “quick five-minute break” resonates with the majority of teens today. An hour's … Continue reading How Apps are Created to be Addictive
Unrolling Our Mats
Exploring the benefits of yoga in PE classes
ROFL: (A) Rumination On Fake Laughter
A close look behind that uncomfortable “ha ha ha” and why it transpires By: Irene Tian and Amy Zheng Why was the broom late to school? It over-swept. … Did I get you? Just now, did you laugh at the awkwardness of this incredibly awkward pun? Are you laughing, although not genuinely, at my attempt … Continue reading ROFL: (A) Rumination On Fake Laughter
Is 3D Printing our Future?
Exploring our future with 3D printing Layer by layer, project after project, 3D printing has revolutionized the engineering industry in the past three decades with its ingenuity and efficiency. 3D printing is the process of using CAD (computer-aided Design) to print a 3D object by laying down materials one layer at a time until the … Continue reading Is 3D Printing our Future?
The Language Quadrant
Influencing factors of students who take a language, focusing on exposure, interest, and peer pressure From AP exams to course selections, it’s becoming clear that the competitive environment students face in school is getting worse by the second. For some, it might be a time to pave their career pathways, while others want to relish … Continue reading The Language Quadrant
What seems environmentally friendly at first glance may be more damaging than we think
Could AI help students diagnosed with ASD?
Here at MVHS there are students with special needs. Could AI help them?