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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

Van Nuys High School
Sometimes, the best mistakes are those that the writing professionals make.
Quick Take
The humor in writing
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Sep 30, 2022
The funniest mistakes in the English language are those hidden in plain sight.
Employees at entry-level jobs are always required to compensate for their salary with Americas unusual unspoken tipping rule.
Here's a tip: stop tipping. The truth behind gratuity.
By Docette Danialypour, Staff Writer • Published Sep 29, 2022
Should we really be tipping the employees at counter service restaurants when they simply hand us our food and tell us to swipe our credit card?
Writer’s block is a painful obstacle for any writer, standing in the way of good ideas and efficient progress
Quick Take
The silent struggle behind writing
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Sep 23, 2022
Writer’s block is a curse to every writer’s mind – but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Most schools adore discussing on the subject of students future and yet they dont teach enough resources to prepare them.
High school should teach students about adult responsibilities.
By Destiny Reveles, Staff Writer • Published Sep 20, 2022
School loves glorifying the future of students, yet they barely teach us about the realities of growing up, like doing taxes and managing money. 
Although many cultures participate in the consumption of meat products, its time to consider the global impact of vast over consumption.
Consuming meat is decimating our planet
By Alexa Ballesteros, Staff Writer • Published Sep 15, 2022
Is your meat eater lifestyle killing the planet? The answer is yes.
Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Berlin in 2015. The queens death on Sept. 12, 2022 at the age of 96 set tongues wagging on campus. For a while, it was all students could talk about.
The queen is dead. Why are we so fascinated by the British monarchy?
By Breeana Gerdes, Opinion Editor • Published Sep 13, 2022
Prince Charles III is now King Charles III of England after his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away Sept. 8. She was on the throne for 70 years.  
Fast fashion: The true cost of cheap clothes
Fast fashion: The true cost of cheap clothes
By Gabriel Castillo, Staff Writer • Published May 26, 2022
Zara, H&M and Fashion Nova. These are just three examples of companies whose consumer base wants the newest style of fashion and the lowest price possible. But ithere is a darker side to the fashion industry that meets the eye.
Students are often overwhelmed with the idea of one test determining their whole year.
The AP exams are toxic for students
By Kyrillos Mina, Staff Writer • Published May 12, 2022
Michael Zamarippa explores his creativity and interest in the makeup he wears to school.
The duality of makeup
By Mereline Perez, Staff Writer • Published Feb 7, 2022
I hope that the class of 2022 can walk across the stage and receive our diplomas in person.
I want to finish my last semester at school
By Mereline Perez, Staff Writer • Published Jan 31, 2022