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The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

The Mirror

Firefighters and policemen rushed to the scene on Thursday, and later searched the middle school for any unaccounted victims and found none.

10 students suffer suspected overdoses at Van Nuys Middle School

LAUSD is sitting on a ticking time bomb as they bounce back from yet another drug incident.
By Zachary Skolnick, Staff WriterPublished Dec 2, 2022
LAUSD is sitting on a ticking time bomb as they bounce back from yet another drug incident.
Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters dressed in full turnout gear enter Van Nuys High School as the school’s fire alarms continue to blare on and off.

Fire alarm madness

Late in the school day, students and staff were interpreted by the fire alarm going off constantly. The alarm was triggered from a pull station in either the small or the big gym. LAFD arrived at the school to address the issue as well as LAUSD electricians.
By Zachary Skolnick, Staff WriterPublished Dec 1, 2022
Late in the school day, students and staff were interrupted by the fire alarm going off constantly. The alarm was triggered from a pull station in either the small or the big gym. LAFD arrived at the school to address the issue as well as LAUSD electricians.
Daniel Giménez Cacho is versatile in “Bardo, False Chronicle of A Handful of Truths”

Bardo (or how I learned to stop criticizing and love the movies)

Alejandro González Iñárritu’s newest masterwork is an out-of-body experience.
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-EditorPublished Dec 1, 2022
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s newest masterwork is an out-of-body experience.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sees the kingdom of Wakanda going head-to-head with the powerful undersea nation of Talokan over the use of vibranium by other countries.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a somber tribute to Chadwick Boseman

It can’t keep up with the original, but Wakanda Forever is still the MCU’s best hope for setting up Phase 5.
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Nov 29, 2022
It can’t keep up with the original, but Wakanda Forever is still the MCU’s best hope for setting up Phase 5.
As Americas second favorite holiday draws near, families all around the world prepare to celebrate.

Turkey-tickling Thanksgiving trivia

As Thanksgiving looms near here are 5 interesting facts you should know about the special holiday.
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment EditorPublished Nov 23, 2022
As Thanksgiving looms near here are 5 interesting facts you should know about the special holiday.
As music plays and chairs are formed into a circle, students participate to play musical chairs and see who gets eliminated throughout the game.

A fun day for the freshmen

ASB hosts Freshman Funday on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the class of 2026 during periods 5 and 6.
By Keely Duarte, PhotographerPublished Nov 19, 2022
ASB hosts Freshman Funday on Tuesday, Nov. 15 for the class of 2026 during periods 5 and 6.
Yonder Coffee: a must-visit cafe in the valley

Yonder Coffee: a must-visit cafe in the valley

This modern and slightly hidden cafe serves great coffee and provides an amazing atmosphere to relax and study.
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment EditorPublished Nov 18, 2022
This modern and slightly hidden cafe serves great coffee and provides an amazing atmosphere to relax and study.
Quick Take 6Daydreaming is actually awesome

Quick Take 6
Daydreaming is actually awesome

Daydreaming is perhaps the quickest and best way I get anything done.
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Nov 15, 2022
Daydreaming is perhaps the quickest and best way I get anything done.
Michael Grandages new film fearlessly portrays the realities of the queer sexscape.

“My Policeman” finds little passion in the mundane

Michael Grandage’s forbidden tale of gay love is as cookie cutter as it gets.
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-EditorPublished Nov 15, 2022
Michael Grandage’s forbidden tale of gay love is as cookie cutter as it gets.
The ball is passed to girls basketball as they start their season

The ball is passed to girls basketball as they start their season

The girls basketball team is starting off their season this Friday, November 18, against La Cañada at home. JV will play at 3:00 pm and Varsity will play at 4:30.
By Isabel Valles, Staff WriterPublished Nov 14, 2022
The girls basketball team is starting off their season this Friday, November 18, against La Cañada at home. JV will play at 3:00 pm and Varsity will play at 4:30.
With deadlines approaching faster than you can say application

Last-minute college app tips: Advice from a former application evaluator

As the deadline to submit college applications looms right around the corner, seniors are faced with the question of what college admissions officers are looking for in a potential student.
By Zachary Skolnick, Staff WriterPublished Nov 14, 2022
As the deadline to submit college applications looms right around the corner, seniors are faced with the question of what college admissions officers are looking for in a potential student.
Muslim women share their experiences with hijabs

Freedom or force: The divide over hijabs

A headscarf. At first glance it may just seem like an article of clothing, but it’s much more than that. It is a physical form of representation for women all around the world to show devotion towards their God, and express their identity.  
By Lindsay Han, News/Features Co-EditorPublished Nov 8, 2022
A headscarf. At first glance it may just seem like an article of clothing, but it’s much more than that. It is a physical form of representation for women all around the world to show devotion towards their God, and express their identity.  
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