How Will Holiday Shopping Be Affected By Blocked Ports?

Vanessa Mendoza Staff Writer The pandemic is haunting the global supply chain and shoppers.      With the peak of the holiday shopping season coming up, buyers are encountering empty store shelves, rising prices and shipping delays that seem to stretch into oblivion. Container ships are clogging ports, awaiting cargo or unable

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Facebook Changed Their Name, But Why?

Judd Karn Online Editor The 6th largest company in the world, Facebook, announced their new name as Meta in their recent keynote.      On October 21st of this year, Facebook announced that it would have big plans for the future and would reveal them October 28th, we now know their big

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The Labor Shortage: What It Came From and What it Means For You

Megan Leboff Staff Writer Hiring is much weaker than expected amidst the aftermath of COVID-19 with millions of jobs remaining unfilled, but the shortage could be a huge advantage for high school students      I’m sure you’ve seen them around. The big “We’re Hiring!” signs hung up on the windows of

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COVID: A trick and not a treat

Breanna Huynh Feature Editor What Mission students are doing for Halloween this year with COVID-19 still being around.      Death, fear, and uncertainty hung in the air last October where coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were surging in California. Many lives were ruined as people lost jobs, were no longer able to see

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The Huntington Beach Oil Spill

Vanessa Mendoza Staff Writer An oil spill occurred on October 2, 2021 that has caused lots of damage to the environment and has led people to assume what is next for the future. On Saturday, October 2, 2021, Huntington Beach Mayor Kim Carr said a leak from an offshore oil

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Defeating the Dress Code – High School Students Organize Protests

Brooklyn Baggett, Shahyan Pour Teimour and Soheil Khatib Ghavami Co-Editor In Chief and Staff Writers While students have been protesting the “discriminatory” dress code for years, a more widespread fight has taken place in 2021, including the September protest at MVHS.      Dress code is a set of rules that specify what

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Colleges Are Getting Rid of The SAT and The ACT

Megan LeBoff Staff Writer A growing number of colleges and universities are no longer considering SAT and ACT scores as they deal with the aftermath of the pandemic. An increasing number of colleges and universities in the US are discarding SAT and ACT scores in their admission process. This big

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A Farewell to the Greats

Keira DeerCo Editor-in-Chief What is loss? The world learns the true meaning of loss with the recent passings of cinematic icon, Sean Connery, and long-time Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek.      In the worldy climate that we live in at present, it is hard to take such hard hits as we have

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The Fires That Burned Through Orange County

Breanna Huynh  Staff Writer How the Silverado and Blue Ridge Fires affected locals.       Late October saw fires sweeping their way across Southern California, particularly the Silverado and Blue Ridge fires that resulted in residents evacuating their homes in Irvine, Lake Forest, and Yorba Linda.       The fire in Silverado started around

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The Swearing of Justice Amy Coney Barrett Stirs Up Enthusiasm and Unease

Newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Barrett’s beliefs and her role in future Supreme Court rulings is a cause for controversy across the nation. The country mourns over Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, who passed away on September 18th, 2020. She is

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