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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

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The Mirror earns seven finalist spots from the L.A. Press Clubs SoCal 66th Annual Awards

The Mirror earns seven finalist spots from the L.A. Press Club’s SoCal 66th Annual Awards

The Mirror The Mirror is a finalist in seven categories in the L.A. Press Club’s SoCal 66th Annual Awards, contending for top website against the Hollywood Reporter and Variety.
By Abigail Kim, Staff May 19, 2024
The Mirror The Mirror is a finalist in seven categories in the L.A. Press Club’s SoCal 66th Annual Awards, contending for top website against the Hollywood Reporter and Variety.
Find out which MItski song best represents you!

What Mitski song are you?

Mitsk is a songwriter who often delves into complex human emotions. Ever wonder which Mitski song represents you most? Take this quiz to found out?
By Maya Diaz, Associate Online Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2024

Dive into the looks shown on Tiktok for this years prom!

Prom 2024: What’s in style

Discover the current trends in prom dress fashion to ensure you're dressed to impress on your big night!
By Lindsay Han, Staff May 17, 2024
Discover the current trends in prom dress fashion to ensure you're dressed to impress on your big night!
The ongoing social media buzz surrounding the clash between Kendrick Lamar and Drake has divided fans, leaving them torn between allegiance to either artist.

Drake vs. Kendrick: The week’s hottest feud

A hot topic on social media nowadays, the feud between Kendrick Lamar and Drake has left fans of both artists wondering which side to pick.
By Natalia Navarro, Staff May 15, 2024
A hot topic on social media nowadays, the feud between Kendrick Lamar and Drake has left fans of both artists wondering which side to pick.
Japans Summer Koshien has allowed many baseball teams to rise to stardom. However, the competition is fraught with allegations of abuse by coaches who try to push their players to the limits.

Japan’s Summer Koshien: Exploitation of honor

In a society filled with endless pressure to succeed, the Summer Koshien is home to hundreds of teenage boys who share one goal – make this the greatest baseball game of their lives – at the expense of large-scale abuse that has increasingly been facing pushback.
By Alyson Cerna May 13, 2024
In a society filled with endless pressure to succeed, the Summer Koshien is home to hundreds of teenage boys who share one goal – make this the greatest baseball game of their lives – at the expense of large-scale abuse that has increasingly been facing pushback.
Ms. Byrne is the current Director of the Fire and Ice Pomeranians, her own dog Kennel, through which she breeds and exhibits American Kennel Club Grand Champion and Champion Colored Pomeranians.

Doing the impawsible

Special education teacher and dog breeder Ms. Karin Bryne hits a milestone achievement, with three of her dogs being invited to compete in the prestigious event.
By Olamide Olumide, Mia Ramirez, and Delmis Vaquerano May 9, 2024
Special education teacher and dog breeder Ms. Karin Bryne hits a milestone achievement, with three of her dogs being invited to compete in the prestigious event.
Our school offers three magnet programs: the Performing Arts Magnet, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics, and Medical.

The pros and cons of joining a magnet

The school offers three specialized magnets, each offering rigorous, yet nonetheless beneficial programs.
By Mia Ramirez, Staff May 6, 2024
The school offers three specialized magnets, each offering rigorous, yet nonetheless beneficial programs.

What do you think about the school’s lunch?

The school's cafeteria has served up some...interesting dishes and experiences in the past. We take a look at what students think of this local delicacy.
By Jalyn Bautista and Daimler Koch May 1, 2024
The school's cafeteria has served up some...interesting dishes and experiences in the past. We take a look at what students think of this local delicacy.
Clearing up the controversy: A writer’s response to criticism

Clearing up the controversy: A writer’s response to criticism

"Lose some weight, it’s not healthy to be heavy" is an article sharing my stance on obesity in today’s society. Here are my responses to the backlash voiced by student readers.
By Joel Nam, Opinion Editor Apr 29, 2024
"Lose some weight, it’s not healthy to be heavy" is an article sharing my stance on obesity in today’s society. Here are my responses to the backlash voiced by student readers.
Goins gone missing?

Goins gone missing?

Our Journalism advisor was nowhere to be found. Then, against all odds, he spawned.
By Olamide Olumide, News/Features Editor Apr 26, 2024
Our journalism advisor was nowhere to be found. Then, against all odds, he spawned.
Nigg**

Nigg**

The N-word, a topic of contentious debate, has seen its use spiral upward among non-Black students, effectively devaluing the meaning of the word among the Black community.
By Olamide Olumide, News/Features Editor Apr 24, 2024
The N-word, a topic of contentious debate, has seen its use spiral upward among non-Black students, effectively devaluing the meaning of the word among the Black community.
Armenians have been wronged, and it’s time to talk about it

Armenians have been wronged, and it’s time to talk about it

Armenians have always had to fight for their right to live. Every year on April 24, American Armenians protest for recognition and to seek justice for the Armenian Genocide.
By Diana Akopian Apr 23, 2024
Armenians have always had to fight for their right to live. Every year on April 24, American Armenians protest for recognition and to seek justice for the Armenian Genocide.
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