The Student News Site of Van Nuys High School

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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

Andrea, Elom and Lavarra addresses the enabling ignorance of students around campus.

Fill Your Life With Spice | Episode 3: N-word culture on campus

Andrea Parada invites Elom and Lavarra as they discuss the use of improper language in school, with a particular emphasis on the use of the n-word.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished October 11, 2021
Andrea invites members of the Black Student Union to share their most controversial views on the use of the n-word on campus.
The pressures of school life can become extremely challenging for everyone, and these students share their unique stories about how they have-and have not- recieved support.

Fill Your Life with Spice | Episode 2: Student Expectations

Andrea, Vannesa, and Isabella dive into the daily pressures in an average student's life.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished October 5, 2021
Generational differences between parents and students can occasionally cause teens to feel their own struggles are being less understood.
The popularity of the show has caused Netflix to already renew it for a fourth season.

Wasting Recess | Episode 8: My love for “Sex Education”

The hit comedy-drama “Sex Education” returns as one of the top 10 shows on Netflix.
By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished October 5, 2021
Csarina shares the multiple reasons for why she loves this show: " Every single person in this story.. they are written in a way that teenagers actually sound."
There is a certain quiet nostalgia to every single image in the films, which only ages better over time.

Wasting Recess | Episode 7 : To grow in the world of Pixar and Ghibli

Csarina discusses the nostalgia and growing impact of Pixar and Ghibli films
By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished September 22, 2021
Wasting Recess is back again exploring the cultural impact of Disney films
Social cliques are prevalent and often rely on excluding others to exist properly.

Fill your life with spice | Episode 1 : Divided environments

Listen as Andrea and Vanessa address the unspoken inclusivity issues present on campus.
By Andrea Parada, Podcast StaffPublished September 20, 2021
A brand new podcast explores how we can increase our school pride in 2021.

TWO CENTS PODCAST | Episode 8: Biden wins the election

By Sevak Harutyunyan, Podcast EditorPublished November 10, 2020
Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou Pendergrass sit down to give their two cents on Joe Biden winning the election.

WASTING RECESS | Episode 3: Elections, generation’s new media, and Kendrick is JID’s father?

On this episode, the Wasting Recess crew talks about the election, discusses how this generation's obsession over the internet, and debates about Kendrick Lamar's family tree, and more.
By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished November 6, 2020
Our third episode is packed with a variety of topics.

PODCAST | Wasting Recess Episode 1: Exploring nostalgia

By Csarina Jarencio, Podcast/Social Media EditorPublished October 12, 2020
Friends take a trip down memory lane to explore the good ol' days

Two Cents podcast episode 6: The presidential debate and social media

By Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou PendergrassPublished October 8, 2020

Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou Pendergrass sit down to discuss the presidential debate and social media influence on politics. Find us:@vnhsmirror, @sevaktho, @novafaeries. Any advertising questions may...

Two Cents podcast episode 4: Coronavirus and gender reveals

By Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou PendergrassPublished September 14, 2020
Sevak Harutyunyan and Lou Pendergrass return to give their two cents on gender reveal parties and online classes.
Symbolizing support, love and passion Brandon Large and Emma Berman hold each other in a tight embrace. Legs wrapped around and hands tightly clasped as they portray The Giver.

Focus Episode 1: Brandon Large

By Ivan Delgado, Photo EditorPublished May 28, 2020
Ivan Delgado sits down with the multi-talented student Brandon Large. They go into a variety of topics like Broadway, the cities of New York and Los Angeles, the art of dancing and singing, Large's acceptance to Columbia University, and much more.

Two Cents podcast episode 3: interview with a guitarist

By Aaron Mejia, Online Editor-in-ChiefPublished May 20, 2020
Fabian Jimenez gives his two cents on topics centered around music, ranging from music theory to performing in front of large crowds.
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