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TESLA MOTORS: Changing the face of the automobile industry

TESLA MOTORS: Changing the face of the automobile industry

by Ayesha Malik, Shreya Nathan & Amy Johnson

April 23, 2010


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Vroom vroom! Millions of automobiles pull into gas stations every day, but those routine stops may soon be replaced with lithium ion car batteries that can be easily recharged in home garages. The Tesla Roadster, a 100% electric car produced by Tesla Motors, runs on this type of rechargeable battery. ...

Students run in SF marathon to honor late history teacher John Near

Students run in SF marathon to honor late history teacher John Near

by Leeza Arbatman

April 23, 2010


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Down a scenic route and up a hilly trail, 35 students, teachers, and parents pushed through seven miles or more in honor of history teacher John Near. Read More »...

AP Calculus teacher by day, thespian by night

AP Calculus teacher by day, thespian by night

by Nalini Jain & Nilesh Murali

March 15, 2010


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It is a small, cozy theatre where the seats start right at the edge of the stage. The lights go dim and the first act begins. Soon, a familiar voice is heard and the rabbi enters the stage. From his very first line, the audience erupts in laughter. Read More »...

Lent: Students sacrifice

by Shannon O'Reilly

March 15, 2010


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Forty days without candy. Forty days without Facebook. Or maybe it’s 40 days without music. Lent, the duration of time framed by Mardi Gras and Easter, is traditionally practiced by Catholics who make sacrifices as an imitation of the days Jesus spent in the desert. Read More »...

What is a Harker family…

What is a Harker family…

by Shreya Nathan, Nayeon Kim, Alisha Mayor

March 15, 2010


Filed under Features, Showcase

No family is traditional, and in the openness of the 21st century, the American family dynamic is rapidly changing. In this school alone, various students have grown up with same-sex parents, dealt with divorce, and endured having family abroad, among other circumstances. Read More »...

The M.J. Journal: My family

by Mahum Jamal - EIC

March 5, 2010


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Opinion: Misery is the new black

by Daniela Lapidous

March 5, 2010


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The girl next to you got five hours of sleep last night. The one on your other side claims to have had three. But – wait for it – the guy right in front of you didn’t go to sleep at all! Just don’t make the fatal mistake of mentioning that you got a full eight hours. Let’s face it: misery is...

nVIDIA showcase at Fashion Show brings 3D media into the home

nVIDIA showcase at Fashion Show brings 3D media into the home

by Shreya Nathan & Daniela Lapidous

February 23, 2010


Filed under Features, Mini Story

“Outside the Box” is not only the theme of this year’s Fashion Show – it is also representative of an idea presented by nVIDIA at a pre-show showcase. Their technology is bringing 3D movies, photography, and video gaming to the home. Read More »...

Lang-Ree directs seventh annual fashion show, “Outside the box, chic and unique.”

by Mahum Jamal

February 22, 2010


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It is hard to not notice the man spinning a cube, performers singing their hearts out live, snakes wrapped around the wrists of models, and everything else which made this year’s fashion show “Outside the box.” But what went during the performance left unseen are the efforts of a woman hidden by...

The MJ Journal: Column from The Winged Post EIC

by Mahum Jamal

February 1, 2010


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I am not a thespian. Yet, somehow, I found myself on stage planning out my future wedding. Read More »...

Large amount of money used to build room not many use

by Nayeon Kim

November 20, 2009


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The green screen room opened last year for the use of all students in the school. However, the results of a poll of 159 students revealed that 58% did not know that the room is accessible to everyone. Fifty-five out of 70 freshmen (79%) were unaware of the room’s availability let alone its existence,...

Opinion: Stress weighs juniors down -The battle between work and spirit

by Leeza Arbatman

November 20, 2009


Filed under Features, Opinion

Balloons are everywhere, people are dressed up in outrageous outfits, the rally is a few days away, but many students are obsessing over the biology test that could possibly raise their grade a few points. Where’s the spirit? Unfortunately, as many students have discovered in the past, the “dreaded...

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