Advice from the Class of 2022

Brooklyn Baggett Co-Editor in Chief The high school experience of our graduating seniors and other classes is nowhere near ordinary.      As a graduating senior at MVHS, I can attest to the ups and downs of possibly the strangest universal high school experience ever. For the classes of 2020 to 2024,

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Confirmation Bias – The Bias in Each of Us

Brooklyn Baggett Co-Editor in Chief It’s true that a lot of the time we hear what we want to hear, but this makes for a dangerous situation where our “facts” are clouded by opinions.      When you think of “bias,” you may be thinking of large news publications that put out

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I BE Doing IB For What Reasons

Breanna Huynh Feature Editor An inside look on whether or not the IB program is worth it.        There are many things in life that can ruin one’s high school experience. This may be trauma, mental illness, or a death of a loved one. However, ask some current IB student at

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Bring Back Water Fountains

Jason Hatfield Entertainment Editor     Life at Mission Viejo High School is not too bad for the most part. Sure, the American education system has its fair share of problems that run deep and are ingrained in our way of life as students, but there’s nothing outright wrong with Mission specifically.

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Students for the Right to Choose

Jason Hatfield Entertainment Editor      On May 13th, 2022, a group of roughly 40 high school students in the Saddleback Valley unified school district (particularly Mission Viejo High School and Laguna Hills High School) met on the corner of La Paz and Chrisanta, a corner known for its protests.      But this

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Why I Like Masks

Vanessa Mendoza Staff Writer People who wear their masks might not only be wearing them to stay safe and healthy.      Some people may be trying to hide their braces with their masks. They want to avoid nicknames such as brace face, train tracks, metal mouth, and more. With a mask

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Why Babies Will Be the Bane of Existence

Brooklyn Baggett Co-Editor in Chief Like it or not, the truth is that children are setting everyone else back in society and making us miserable.      In order for us all to have long, happy, successful lives, children just need to grow up and stop being so immature. We will never

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Hey Wimps Here’s Some Advice

Sarah Quiroga Staff Writer Some problems are truly tragic and universally experienced, so listen to a stranger for advice.       Be it a dip in the relationship with a “significant” other; tea going cold after being forgotten (similar to someone who might be reading this), or a leaf

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The Best Things Come in Three

Breanna Huynh Feature Editor  Why Trio Friendships Are the Best Types of Friendships      In a latest study published by the American Association of Friendships (AAF) last Friday, it was found that those in trio friendships were 73% happier than people in duo friendships, 62% happier than people in quartet friendships,

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High School Relationships are OVERRATED

Candace Ducusin Staff Writer      With the month of February being around, it seems that more high school couples arise. The schools take advantage and set up grams and goodies for a price most students can afford. Yet a week after, their “relationship“ is in shambles.       Of course, this is normal

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