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The MVHS Marching Band is in High Demand

     Following a series of competitions that took place in the fall season, our very own Mission Viejo High School marching band and color guard...

All a-boat the ILWU

      With the strikes from SAG-AFTRA, the WGA, and the UAW, 2023 was brimming with talk of unions. So, for a change of pace, here’s...

Loki is a low-key hit — and only one part of the inter-connected future of Marvel

     “I am Loki, of Asgard, and I am burdened with glorious purpose.”      In the case of the hit Disney+ Marvel series, Loki, “glorious purpose” refers...

With (pink) ribbons and lace, and many a brave face, these fighters are powering through — this is a fight that you can join,...

     October is the month of Halloween — the month of pumpkins, skeletons, spiders, and witches’ hats. Everywhere you turn, nature is celebrating the changing...

Why are you insecure?

     Growing up, I always thought my teen years were the time of insecurities and blossoming maturity. I believed that 15 or 16 years of...

Halloween and the Real Reason it’s Celebrated

     Halloween is a national holiday celebrated all over the world, though not officially made as a federal holiday. Have you ever wondered what the...

A Look into the Marching Band Season

Winter, summer, spring, and back to fall as football season begins, so does band season. And with band season comes band camp, competitions, halftime...

Are Honors Classes Worth it?

       At the beginning of the school year, each student has the decision whether or not to take an honors class or more...

The State of California is in Distress

       If you live in California, or specifically Southern California, you have most likely heard about Hurricane Hilary. Hurricane Hilary was formed in the Pacific...

Pablo’s Got a New Sport

     Girls flag football is burning up the field with an aggressive determination to win, with both Varsity and JV representing our school and making...

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The Movie of the Millenium: “Foodfight!”

     “You cold-farted itch,” says Foodfight! protagonist Dex Dogtective, who is a dog and a detective, and also the owner of the Copabanana nightclub (voiced...

DEFINITELY OUR LAST ISSUE

     It was around this time last year that The Diablo Dispatch announced its closing. After 589 years, our well-respected publication feared our final defeat.      The...

What would happen if we see a rematch in the 2024 election?

     Millions of people across America are feeling a very specific way; a feeling that can only be expressed as ‘needing a bigger boat.’ Relief...

Color Guard Isn’t Just a Sport — It’s a Family.

Color guard is so much more than throwing rifles and flags around. They have practices more than some sports around campus, and they never...

Valentine’s Day: What is so good about it anyway!?

Valentine’s Day is celebrated by 57% of people of all ages across the nation. The day is about lovey-dovey couples, sweet things for your...

Black History Month; Our American Story

The story of Black History Month begins in the early 1900s, about forty years after the US abolition of...

Awards Show Rundown

     In the year of 2024, there were many influential movies, television shows, actors, and artists. As January and February roll around, awards...

Puka Nacua: This Rookie Deserves a Cookie

 Oxford Languages defines the word determined as “having made a firm decision and being resolved not to change it.”      Makea “Puka” Nacua is the very...

Willy Wonka and His Chocolate Factory

The new hit movie, Wonka has flown off the charts, topping the box office for the third time since its first release. Many are...