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Bonding Through Hiking

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Recently, while hiking with a friend, I was particularly amazed by a very simple thing: the openness and friendliness of hikers. Now, this may seem awfully mundane to many of you, but in a world where many are used to looking at their phones and completely ignoring surroundings, this was an incredibly surprising and refreshing experience […]

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Mission Peak

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The steady pound of my footsteps, accompanied with groans as the trail grew harder. The thick, dusty air, kicked up from our feet as we struggled to take the next step. The blazing sunlight on my back the sun crept higher, a persistent reminder that there was no turning back. One day later, a shade darker and […]

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Watching a Sunset

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We see it every day. A pink hue slowly settling over the horizon, occasionally speckled with golden rays peeking through, a last remembrance of the day before the blanket of dark pulls over. Yet we often overlook it, viewing it as mundane, unremarkable, unimportant, it’s constant presence simply a routine occurrence in everyday life. Recently, […]

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The Stigma Behind Monta Vista

Walking through the halls of Monta Vista, I have grown used to certain snippets of conversation: “I’m taking so many APs this year!” “I don’t know if I can keep my 4.0…” “I’m seriously so tired and stressed…” As a rising junior, I’ve begun to realize that these snippets are not just the whining of a teenager; […]

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Badminton

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As many of my friends know, I love playing badminton. Feeling the racket slice through the air to smash down a birdie is one of the greatest sensations I know, and my love for it has caused me to pursue this sport with outside training. When I realized there was a badminton team for Monta Vista, […]

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