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How To Get a Prom Date

April 3, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Local

KELSEY PHARIS//KATIE PICKRELL With prom just around the corner, the stress of not having a date might be too much to handle. In case you think you won’t be getting asked this year, we have created a list of tips and tricks...

Cinderella Movie Commentary

April 2, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Entertainment, Local

KIT MILLER You know the movie industry is suffering when Disney feels the need to go back and make a live-action remake of every previous animated movie. When my friend first told me that Disney was making a new Cinderella...

PARCC: The Lows of Standardized Testing Commentary

March 11, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Entertainment, Local, Opinion

JOHN BELLIPANNI//TARA O’GORMAN Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC): Colorado’s latest ploy to “advance” education? Who hates PARCC? Students. Teachers. State and local...

The Stress of Homework

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

KELSEY PHARIS Homework is just one of the many things that stress students out in their day-to-day lives. Some students will spend up to seven hours on homework after school and still not finish all of it. Many teachers...

Wizards Game Highlights the Value of the MVHS Community

February 4, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Local, Opinion, Sports

PATRICK MCGUIRE GUEST COMMENTARY When the wonderful wildness of the Wizards game had ended (Monday) night in a sea of smiling faces, glitter, autographs and selfies, I was approached by a family with four young kids. The dad e...

VISTAj Oscar Winners

January 30, 2015

Filed under Local, Opinion

  The results are in! The VISTAj staff voted and below are the winners and the runner ups of the VISTAj Oscar Awards. Best Picture Winner: The Maze Runner Best Picture Runner-Up American Sniper Best Actress Winner: Shailene Woodley, “The Fault in Our Stars” Best Actress Runner-Up: Felicity Jones, ...

VISTAj Oscar Nominations

January 22, 2015

Filed under Global, Local, Opinion

KIT MILLER In honor of the upcoming Oscars, VISTAj has decided to run its own Oscar Award Ceremony.  Below are our nominations.  Check back in a week to see who wins the VISTAj Oscars! Best Picture Nominations: Interstellar The Maze Runner The Theory of Everything The Imitation Game The Judge American Sniper The Hobbit: Ba...

VISTAj’s Top 10 Movie Picks from 2014

January 17, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

KIT MILLER   We here at VISTAj have ranked our favorite movies from 2014. Do you agree with our list?   10.) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 9.) Neighbors 8.) The LEGO Movie 7.) Divergent 6.) If I Stay 5.)...

Nous Sommes Tous Charlie

January 15, 2015

Filed under Commentary, Editorials, Global, Local, News, Opinion

Ten journalists and two police officers were killed in a terrorist attack against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on January 7. The attack, which was carried out by two gunman, was done due to the newspaper making...

Art Field Trip to Chihuly Exhibit

November 25, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Local, Opinion, The Arts

HAYLEY MUSTIN The art department went on their first field trip of the year. All of the advanced art classes went to the new Chihuly exhibit at the Denver Botanical Gardens. “It was basically these huge sculptures of glass...

“Where She Went” Book Review

October 3, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

“Where She Went” by Gayle Forman is the sequel to the best seller “If I Stay”. “If I Stay” told the story of teenage girl, Mia, who lives in Portland, Oregon. Mia’s is a talented cellist with a musician boyfriend,...

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