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Apple Unveils the New iDesk
Written by: Will Hanley
'At this year's Pro-Electronics and New Interactive Social Media Exposition, Apple Corporation released an exclusive sneak peek of their new product: the iDesk.   At the Expo, CEO ...'
Before I Hold This Door Open for You...
Written by: Joseph Rabinovitsj
'Before I hold this door open for you, I must first ask myself, “Do you really deserve this?”   I saw you walking towards the door from the counter, juggling scones, bagels, an...'
Students Lead Pajama Drive to Benefit Guatemalan Children
Written by: Natalie Silverman
'The M-A sector of Global Visionaries is hosting another pajama and school supply drive to benefit less privileged children in Guatemala.   Starting April 7th, students ...'
Teacher Fight Club: Bracket Update #1
Written by: Will Hanley
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Angelone entered the ring in Amazonian war paint and with a wooden spear. As she chanted t...'

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Students Enjoy a Prom Night of Crepes and Dancing
Written by: Natalie Silverman and Eliza Gutierrez-Dewar
'Last Friday night, groups of students arrived at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco for a Midnight in Paris Prom. ...'
Save Menlo Seeks Signatures to "Keep Menlo Park Walkable and Liveable"
Written by: Angela Lai
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A development the size of three Costcos could ...'
Student Body to Vote for Class Presidents in Upcoming Elections
Written by: Erin Perrine
'This year, M-A is changing the format of the selection of the junior and senior class presidents by now including the entire sophomore and junior classes in the vote.   Previously, on...'
Body Painting on the Green Raises Awareness for Autism Globally and Locally
Written by: Joseph Rabinovitsj
'Yesterday was World Autism Awareness Day. In order to raise awareness for people on the autism spectrum, yesterday at lunch Leadership offered free blue body painting and a blue pie-eating c...'
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M-A Lacrosse Falters in Disappointing Loss to SHP
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The M-A lacrosse team lost a rematch of the SVCAL Championship game against Sacred Heart. For the first time in the season, the Bears had senior captains Oliver Bucka and Duncan...'

An Interactive Look at the 2014 Varsity Baseball Squad
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'The massive boys varsity baseball team currently boasts twenty-three players, each chosen for their talent and dedication to the program as a whole. The twelve seniors help contribute to one...'
The Lady Bears Triumph over Castilleja
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The Bears defeated the Gators in one of the closest matches of their season. The ladies had a strong start, leading by 4 at one point. However, the Bear’s defense began to suf...'

Boys Lacrosse Falls to Paly
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'The Bears lost a hard fought battle 11-9 to Palo Alto High School, coming back from an early deficit to nearly win.   The beginning of the game was a disaster for the Bears, as it...'
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Apple Unveils the New iDesk
Written by: Will Hanley
'At this year's Pro-Electronics and New Interactive Social Media Exposition, Apple Corporation released an exclusive sneak peek of their new product: the iDesk.   At the Expo, CEO ...'
Before I Hold This Door Open for You...
Written by: Joseph Rabinovitsj
'Before I hold this door open for you, I must first ask myself, “Do you really deserve this?”   I saw you walking towards the door from the counter, juggling scones, bagels, an...'
M-A Bags Heads of Attractive Students for Distraction-Free Learning
Written by: Sarah Howell
'Menlo-Atherton High School recently added a section to their dress code mandating that all students deemed distractingly attractive wear bags over their heads during school hours. “We saw ...'
Satire: Zito Steps Down, Teacher Fight Club To Determine New Principal
Written by: Will Hanley
'As many already know, Principal Matthew Zito will be resigning from his position as principal of M-A at the end of the 2014 school year. After countless interviews, the district has decided ...'
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Political Disasters Warrant the Same Aid as Natural Catastrophes
Written by: Corey Stoesser
'One of the key problems with the nation today is the discrepancy between political disasters and natural catastrophes in the amount in donations that they receive when both are equally worth...'
Why Sophomores Should Not Park in the Student Lot
Written by: Lexi Lobdell
'Over the past few months, the number of sophomores with driver's licenses has increased rapidly. This has created many issues regarding where the sophomores can park. Sophomores are generall...'
Redistricting Won't be the End of the World
Written by: Josh Weiner
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Let’s face it: people don’t like change. At M-A, this has been most noticeable in regard to the recent redistricting proposed by the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHS...'

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Feldman's Brings Variety to Menlo Park Literary Scene
Written by: Samantha Henze and Annalise Deal
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Bearly News Anchor Will Hanley Has a Bright Future in Cooking
Written by: Annalise Deal and Sierra Sheeper
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More Creative Than You: Prom Asks 2014
Written by: Danielle Balestra and Miranda Simes
'As usual, there were many fun and creative prom asks amongst this year's students. Naturally, we felt that the ones that we could get our hands on should be featured just in time for Prom th...'
8 Twitter Feeds Every M-A Kid Needs to Follow
Written by: Annalise Deal and Samantha Henze
'Twitter's presence on M-A's campus is rapidly growing, and with it comes an abundance of students who do not know which accounts to follow. Below are some suggestions to help anyone with a ...'
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Backlash to Opinion Piece on Rave Culture Unwarranted
Written by: The M-A Bear News Editorial Board
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With the recent publishing of the October issue of the MArk came a massive amount of backlash regarding several arti...'

On the Decline of Leadership and School Spirit
Written by: M-A Editorial Board
'In the past two years, the reputation and the reality of Leadership at M-A has changed drastically. We the M-A Editorial board believe that this change is the result of a breakdown between t...'
The California Distinguished School Award: Not Showing M-A's Brightest Side
Written by: Joseph Rabinovitsj, Samantha Henze, Annalise Deal
'The California Distinguished School Award is given out every two years, and since 1987, M-A has received this honor. Schools with California Distinguished status must have growth in their...'
Editorial: Yes on 36
Written by: M-A Bear News Editorial Board
'Come November 6th, Californians will have the opportunity to vote in favor of Proposition 36, a revision to the Three Strikes law, which improves upon the current policy by eliminating unjus...'
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8 Twitter Feeds Every M-A Kid Needs to Follow
Written by: Annalise Deal and Samantha Henze
'Twitter's presence on M-A's campus is rapidly growing, and with it comes an abundance of students who do not know which accounts to follow. Below are some suggestions to help anyone with a ...'
Foster the People's Latest
Written by: Miranda Simes
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Foster the People, an indie pop/rock band from LA, officially released Supermodel last week, their second album three years after debut Torches. Both Torches and the popular tra...'

"The Fault in Our Stars" Tells a Life-Like Story of Love and Pain
Written by: Julia Rafael
'The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green, tells the struggles of young cancer patients in their everyday lives.

The book follows the life of Hazel Grace Lancaster, a sixt...'

Top 10 Least Anticipated Movies of 2014
Written by: Will Hanley
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