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Gamble Garden: A Local Treasure
Written by: Corey Stoesser
'Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, a local Palo Alto haven for special and exotic plants, houses a huge variety of plants that range from colorful flowers to succulents and cacti from many differe...'
Badminton Finishes Successful Season
Written by: Erin Perrine
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Neighbors Movie: Edgy and Comedic
Written by: Mady Burger
'Grade - B+   With a leading cast of Zac Efron, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, Neighbors was likely to be a success. And to top it off, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plass...'
M-A's Rising College Freshmen to Pursue a Variety of Majors
Written by: Capri Zelaya
'After walking around school and asking different seniors what their intended major is going to be in college, it became evident that M-A really does have strength in diversity.   ...'
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Student-Organized Compost Program Coming to Campus Next Year
Written by: Joseph Rabinovitsj
'Senior Georgia Reid, with the help of the SEEDS club, accompanying AP Environmental Science students, and Leadership, has organized a compost collection program to appear on M-A’s campus b...'
Legislation to Install Suicide Net Below Golden Gate Bridge
Written by: Katie Wilcox
'Suicide is a tacit problem in society; it is existent and many are aware of it, but it remains unspoken.   On the Golden Gate Bridge alone, there have been 1,600 suicides since it...'
Powdered Alcohol Introduced to US Markets Amid Controversy
Written by: Mady Burger
'Just last month, Palcohol, a new powdered alcohol product was introduced to the US amid questions regarding the substance's safety.   The initial substance began as ordinary liqui...'
Boys and Girls Club Promotes Youth Musical Talent
Written by: Kiki Canny
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This past Sunday in the classic Fox Theatre in Redwood City, local teens and the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of the Peninsula came together to put on a Battle of the Bands (not to...'

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Badminton Finishes Successful Season
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Girls Lacrosse Wraps Up 2014 Season
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Baseball Finishes Record Breaking Season
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Boys Lacrosse Finishes Season in 2nd Place
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Teacher Fight Club: Bracket Update #3
Written by: Will Hanley
Play-by-Plays:   Coulombe vs. Decurtins: Oh man, this is starting to get intense. In one corner, we had Coulombe, the twenty-something year old geniu...'
Teacher Fight Club: Bracket Update #2
Written by: Will Hanley
Play-by-Plays:   McBlair vs. DeCurtins: McBlair came in full kung fu ninja whatever gear per usual. He bowed to DeCurtins and entered a classical Kun...'
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...'
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We may not Have a Rape Culture, but our Culture is to not Talk About Rape
Written by: Georgia Reid and Joseph Rabinovitsj
'Sexual abuse and violence, especially in school settings, has been a prominent issue on the local stage recently. Last Friday, Elliot Rodger killed two women with motives of sexual anger. La...'
AP Testing Prices Are Too High
Written by: Capri Zelaya
'With prices rising each year, it can be fair to say that AP testing prices have become ridiculously high, even by the standards of wealthier students on campus.   At $95 this year...'
"The Green" is Not "The Brown": Evidence of California's Drought Absent on Campus
Written by: Georgia Reid
'As Californians combat water scarcity and a consequential increase in cost with shortage of supply, replacement of lawn space (primarily composed of turfgrass, which has high water demand) w...'
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...'
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Gamble Garden: A Local Treasure
Written by: Corey Stoesser
'Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, a local Palo Alto haven for special and exotic plants, houses a huge variety of plants that range from colorful flowers to succulents and cacti from many differe...'
M-A's Rising College Freshmen to Pursue a Variety of Majors
Written by: Capri Zelaya
'After walking around school and asking different seniors what their intended major is going to be in college, it became evident that M-A really does have strength in diversity.   ...'
Mr. Powell Hosts Funk Concert
Written by: Connor Woods, Emily Grose and Sabiha Viswanathan
'Wednesday at lunch, Mr. Powell put on a funk concert for his environmental science students. Using a variety of instruments including bass, keyboard, and guitar, Powell performed several ori...'
M-A Hosts 4th Annual Student Film Festival
Written by: Natalie Silverman and Miranda Simes
'Last Thursday, May 22nd, marked M-A’s 4th annual Film Festival, showcasing student produced films to an enthusiastic audience of 142 people. Students in the Video Production and TV Compute...'
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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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Neighbors Movie: Edgy and Comedic
Written by: Mady Burger
'Grade - B+   With a leading cast of Zac Efron, Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne, Neighbors was likely to be a success. And to top it off, Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plass...'
Future of X-Men Past
Written by: Sophia Kivelson
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Grade (as a movie experience): B

 

Grade (as an X-men installment): Q (a grade that makes about as much sense as the movie)

 

X-Men: Days of...'

Grab Bag Theater Presents "The Wizard of Oz"
Written by: Eliza Gutierrez-Dewar
'This past Friday, Grab Bag Theater opened the running of their fourth musical. Grab Bag Theater, founded in 2011, is an entirely student run theater company that, despite the challenges mem...'
Teacher Fight Club: Bracket Update #3
Written by: Will Hanley
Play-by-Plays:   Coulombe vs. Decurtins: Oh man, this is starting to get intense. In one corner, we had Coulombe, the twenty-something year old geniu...'
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