When an avid user of VR games finds his console missing, the effects of prolonged periods of time away from reality start to affect his emotional well being and the way he views the world. “Where could it possibly be..” I exclaimed as I turned my room inside out. The set was gone. The ear-deafening … Continue reading Through A Different Lens
In a world where population control is a strictly-monitored necessity, citizens are required to induce their own death prior to the age of 70. He was running out of time. In less than 2 months, he would reach the age of 70. He knew that his package would arrive within the next few days. He … Continue reading 65
The old man had come to collect the body he was owed. The sound of his frame subtly clanking across marble floors was his child’s death knell, simultaneously silent and an all-consuming roar. His child heard, and his child feared. It was not a strong fear, but a small, empty one, as silent and loud … Continue reading Stolen Heart
Following 3-year FPPN member Anika Somasundaran through her self-realization journey of finding her lifelong career. “[During my] freshman year, there was a guest speaker panel with researchers and doctors from Stanford,” junior Anika Somasundaran said. “I [was] a bit iffy before that [day] as to what [specific] career I wanted in the [medical field], but … Continue reading FPPN: The club that changed my life
Bill has had a small chip in his brain for as long as he can remember. Her name is Jeanette, his friend, his only friend. The only person he has ever needed. Her presence is his constant. She is a part of him, to an extent that even he doesn’t understand. By Arnav Rathee The … Continue reading Thank You, Jeanette
How MVHS students are tackling the problem of eating disorders during a pandemic through the creation of a simple journal style app. By: ANgelina Alex Roopa Having to social distance because of the widespread fear of COVID-19 and unable to enjoy the “high school experience,” many of us were discontent with the pandemic and all … Continue reading The Road to Recovery During a Pandemic: Addressing Eating Disorders
When Freshman Jeffery Luo thinks about sportswear, sneakers and soccer, he thinks about the brand with the three stripes— Adidas. Adidas has prevented more than 2,810 tons of plastic from harming our oceans in 2018. However, they are not alone, Adidas has teamed up with reputable environmental organization Parley for the Oceans to make use … Continue reading The Adidas Collaboration That is Saving Our Planet
When is animal research morally permissible? Answers may vary.
An underwater civilization of the future faces the environmental consequences of humankind’s actions The station is crowded, even for a Friday evening. Families mill around, children tiptoeing to press their faces against the portholes in the cement walls. A man taps a glossy shoe on the cool tile, impatiently waiting to retire for the week. … Continue reading Through The Opaque Water, We Speed
The science behind the role self-talk plays in the lives of students.