Van Nuys Senior High School

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All good things come to an end. Or so we’ve been constantly taught. The idea that everything satisfactory in life will deteriorate and eventually cease to exist is merely the result of the lack of action being taken. The world is slowly burning behind us, and we...

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Movie review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

"I Am Not Your Negro" is a compelling manifestation of the experiences of James Baldwin, from his vision of the past to the present. Baldwin reflects on his memories of three, iconic black personalities-- Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Medgar Evers--...

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President-elect Trump’s Cabinet

“Mad Dog” isn’t normally what one would refer to as the appointed Secretary of Defense of the United States of America. However, in President-elect Donald Trump’s reality, unfortunately ours too, it is. Donald Trump has begun to add his own share of Cabinet appointees...

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Robert Redford: Van Nuys High School class of ’54

Nearly every junior at Van Nuys High School has read or will read the novel, "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, which tells the tale about a young, respected man named Jay Gatsby who rises to riches and fame. In the 1974 movie adaptation, Gatsby is played by...

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Van Nuys’ new ELD teacher: Ms. Swihart

Using her extensive past experience working with students as a counselor at Panorama High School, Ms. Linda Swihart, the new English Language Development teacher, wants to help her students achieve their greatest potential in English and Spanish. Having been a...

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Van Nuys High School Magnet Facebook pages

The Van Nuys Math/Science, Medical, and Performing Arts Magnets create their first ever Facebook pages as part of a movement to recruit more smart and talented students into our magnet programs. The “Van Nuys Math/Science & Medical Magnets” and “Van Nuys...

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Gavin Singh the ‘Tennis King’

Captain for the Van Nuys boys' varsity tennis team in his junior and senior year, Gavin Singh sets the bar high on the courts as the No. 1 player on the team since freshman year. Singh started playing tennis at the age of 5, when his grandpa, Sukhdev Dail, would take...

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LAUSD collaborating with community colleges

The Los Angeles Unified School District Board signed an agreement with the Los Angeles Community College District on Sept. 21 that will allow high schools to enter into partnerships with local community colleges to offer college courses on high school campuses during...

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Van Nuys on the legalization of marijuana

After multiple failed attempts over the course of a century, Proposition 64, which legalizes the recreational use of marijuana, passed with a 56 percent vote in California on Nov. 9. Proposition 64 legalizes the recreational use of marijuana; anyone 21 and older can...