Book vs. Movie: Anna Karenina

April 15, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER The book Anna Karenina is a celebrated Russian novel written by Leo Tolstoy. The book mainly highlights two love stories. The first is of Anna Karenina, a married woman, and Alexei Vronsky, a young military officer....

The Culture of Food: The Benefits of Learning how to Cook

April 15, 2013

Last weekend, I ended up with five kids in my kitchen. One of them was me, yes. Two were the other members of my Spanish IV project group, another was my freshman brother, and the last was his partner for his Spanish II projec...

13 Things to Look Forward to Until the End of the School Year

April 12, 2013

HANNAH CHATWIN, ANNA PIPPIN & RENEE PROBETTS 1. Prom 2. Graduation 3. Taste of Vista 4. Yearbook Distribution 5. AP Classes being done two weeks early 6. Goldust 7. Iron Man 3 and the Great Gatsby come to theaters 8. Freshmen are no longer freshmen, Sophomores become upperclassmen...

“Oz the Great and Powerful” Review

April 12, 2013

FRANCESCO VIOLA III Ever since “The Wizard of Oz” was released in 1939 and amazed audiences, the film industry has tried countless times to recapture the magic of the classic. There was “Journey Back to Oz” in 1974, “Ret...


March 18, 2013

MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN Spring break may be right around the corner, but one fortunate half of the school still has the glorious occasion of TCAP testing for the next two weeks. Starting on Tuesday, March 5, everyones favorite s...

“Warm Bodies” Review

March 13, 2013

When the initial trailers for “Warm Bodies” were released, it didn’t inspire much promise. It seemed like it was being made because the studios knew that they could make a quick buck for very little effort. Fortunately,...

Vista’s Top Movies and Music

March 13, 2013

Top ten movies: 10) Men in Black III 9) Argo 8) Skyfall 7) Marvel's The Avengers 6) Django Unchained 5) Les Miserables 4) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3) The Hunger Games 2) The Dark Knight Rises 1) Ted “Thunder buddies fo...

Book Review: In The Woods

March 11, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER The sun has set in a small town in Ireland, and three anxious mothers are calling in their children who have vanished into the dark woods. Then Rob Ryan, who is one of the children, is found clinging to a tree with...

12 Films That Didn’t Win Best Picture

February 25, 2013

ERIN KIM Upset that “Argo” won the Best Picture Oscar this year? Did you feel that the other nominees were more deserving? Here are a list of deserving films that were snubbed of the award. “12 Angry Men” (1957) ...

Dinner Plans at Mountain Vista for Valentines Day

February 7, 2013

ANTONIA FORNARO 42% of Mountain Vista Students have never had a Valentine before. Girls are always ready for the guys to step up and ask them to be their Valentine. They are single and ready to mingle. Valentine’s Day...

How To Make Or Break Your Valentine’s Day

February 7, 2013

RACHEL NUNNLEE and MADDIE CARLSON Valentine’s Day, for Mountain Vista students, is a time for celebrating with that special someone or being single. This holiday causes students to be on either side of the spectrum; being ...

Time Management: College Theme Preview

February 7, 2013


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