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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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Adult Swim’s “The Shivering Truth” is one of the greatest shows of our time – and no one’s talking about it

Must Watch: Is “The Shivering Truth” the best show of the century?

Inspired by something out of a haunted children’s novel or a late-night halloween special, the show plays out as a never ending story.
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-EditorPublished Jan 23, 2023
Inspired by something out of a haunted children’s novel or a late-night halloween special, the show plays out as a never ending story.
I’ve always loved the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. They’re both well-written and a delight to read about in their many adventures.

The beaming brilliance of Holmes and Poirot

Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot are the two most famous (fictional) detectives out there, and there’s no reason not to love them.
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Jan 20, 2023
Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot are the two most famous (fictional) detectives out there, and there’s no reason not to love them.
The Wolves reign victorious against the Banning Pilots on January 11.

The girls water polo team eradicates the Banning Pilots

The Wolves take the win back home after demolishing the Banning High School’s Pilots. 
By Emely Arevalo, Staff WriterPublished Jan 17, 2023
The Wolves take the win back home after demolishing the Banning High School’s Pilots. 
California declared in state of emergency as rare rain storms leave 12 dead and 120,000 without power

California declared in state of emergency as rare rain storms leave 12 dead and 120,000 without power

President Biden issued a State of Emergency warning for California earlier this week due to the rain.
By Olamide Olumide, Staff WriterPublished Jan 13, 2023
President Biden issued a State of Emergency warning for California earlier this week due to the rain.
Turn it down! Headphones and hearing loss

Turn it down! Headphones and hearing loss

A recent study conducted by Lauren K. Dillard and colleagues found that people between the ages of 12 and 34 could be at risk for hearing loss worldwide due to exposure to unsafe listening practices
By Mia Ramirez, Staff WriterPublished Jan 13, 2023
A recent study conducted by Lauren K. Dillard and colleagues found that people between the ages of 12 and 34 could be at risk for hearing loss worldwide due to exposure to unsafe listening practices
The mastermind behind Quick Take reveals some unfinished business

The Quick Take files: the lost articles of Daimler Koch

The author of Quick Take reveals the stories that time (almost) forgot
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Jan 12, 2023
The author of Quick Take reveals the stories that time (almost) forgot
Students and parents alike battle heavy rain during rush hour mornings.

Heavy rain leads to colossal crashes

Every winter, car accidents in California take a drastic increase because of the rainy weather.
By Olamide Olumide, Staff WriterPublished Jan 9, 2023
Every winter, car accidents in California take a drastic increase because of the rainy weather.
People with lower financial statuses might face a challenge when the season of giving rolls around and people are expected to give gifts. 
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Holiday Gift-Giving is giving stress to those with less

Gift-giving during Christmas can feel like such a dreadful expectation, especially for those who don’t have the money to spend on gifts.
By Docette Danialypour, Staff WriterPublished Dec 21, 2022
Gift-giving during Christmas can feel like such a dreadful expectation, especially for those who don’t have the money to spend on gifts.
More than just a Jewish Christmas, Hanukkah is about celebrating who I am

More than just a Jewish Christmas, Hanukkah is about celebrating who I am

The holiday began in the 2nd century BCE. It represents the a revolution and how powerful a group of oppressed people can be.
By Breeana Gerdes, Opinion EditorPublished Dec 19, 2022

Some might say Hanukkah is just Jewish Christmas. Indeed, it shares a lot of similarities with Christmas, like family and friends getting together, sharing food and giving gifts. But it’s not. Hanukkah...

RSV. Flu. Covid. What to know as we enter this ‘tripledemic’ holiday season

RSV. Flu. Covid. What to know as we enter this ‘tripledemic’ holiday season

With growing reports of the respiratory virus RSV in young children, Flu season just beginning, and COVID-19 cases on the rise, we are experiencing the threat of a ‘tripledemic.’
By Zachary Skolnick, Staff WriterPublished Dec 13, 2022
With growing reports of the respiratory virus RSV in young children, Flu season just beginning, and COVID-19 cases on the rise, we are experiencing the threat of a ‘tripledemic.’
SOSs album cover drew inspiration from an image of Princess Diana sitting on a diving board on a yacht, at sea.

S.O.S! SZA’s new album is sparking charts!

When the clock struck 12 a.m. on Friday December 9, many fans and fellow artists took to Instagram, Twitter and TikTok to post the emotions and fever that went through their heads as they streamed the album. 
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment EditorPublished Dec 12, 2022
When the clock struck 12 a.m. on Friday December 9, many fans and fellow artists took to Instagram, Twitter and TikTok to post the emotions and fever that went through their heads as they streamed the album. 
Quick Take 7Why you have too proofraed

Quick Take 7
Why you have too proofraed

Proofreading is very important, as you can see by the titel
By Daimler Koch, Staff WriterPublished Dec 12, 2022
Proofreading is very important, as you can see by the titel
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