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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

Rodas, Andre

Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief

Andre Rodas is the Print Editor-in-Chief for The Mirror. Joining the program since his sophomore year of high school, Andre started as a staff writer for the Sports department. Now in his senior year, he is one of two people in charge of the print publication. Besides writing, Andre enjoys drawing, traveling, reading and music.

All content by Andre Rodas
A screenshot from Kyries most recent interview with the media.

Kyrie Irving returns

After missing the last two weeks due to personal reasons, Brooklyn's big 3 will make their first appearance tonight.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 20, 2021
Mynor Hernandez

He had covid, which “definitely isn’t fake”

This senior and his family tested positive. It was a harrowing experience.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Nov 20, 2020
Athletic programs will be opening up on campus soon.

Athletes coming back to campus

Van Nuys is planning on having athletes return to campus for conditioning.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Nov 9, 2020
ENOUGH ALREADY These last few months have been very stressful on students. Many really need a break.

Calming down the monkey mind

2020 has been a stressful year. Here are five tips that may help you battle that stress.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Nov 7, 2020
Charles Wilken

2020 Retiring faculty: Mr. Charles Wilken

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 23, 2020
Janice Carr

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Janice Carr

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 23, 2020
Elizabeth Sterling

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Elizabeth Sterling

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 15, 2020
Thomas Kirkpatrick

2020 Retiring faculty: Mr. Thomas Kirkpatrick

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 15, 2020
Ms. Ellen Stern is retiring after seven years at the school site.

2020 Retiring faculty: Ms. Ellen Stern

The Restorative Justice coordinator is retiring after 37 years in education
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 13, 2020
Austel Brandon has been a teacher for 36 years, and has been a teacher at Van Nuys for 28 years.

2020 Retiring faculty: Brandon Austel

Although he is done teaching, Brandon Austel plans on staying busy.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 10, 2020
Dunmore is now officially signed.

Signed: Ruby Dunmore

A new chapter has opened in Dunmore's soccer career.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 14, 2020
A recent picture Tekashi 6ix9ine posted on his Instagram account, flexing his money.

6ix9ine’s $200,000 donation declined

6ix9ine was already huge before his arrest but at the moment he might be the most famous person on the planet.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 13, 2020
Luka Dončić

Luka Doncic, Boy Wonder

In only two seasons, Luka Doncic is already an NBA superstar.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Mar 11, 2020
A fun group picture of the varsity team.

A Thrilling First Round Win for the Girls Basketball Team

The season for the girls basketball team lives on as they take down Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School in the first round of the playoffs.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Feb 13, 2020
The cheer squad chanting proudly during the homecoming parade.

Undefeated: The Cheer Team Enters Competition Season Strong

The Van Nuys High School cheer team anticipates upcoming competitions while staying persistent with practice.
By Julia Pfau and Andre Rodas
Feb 13, 2020
Judha Sandoval (on the right) and director Clay (on the left) having fun on the set.

15 Minutes of Fame: Actor Judha Sandoval

Actor Judha Sandoval has worked in several projects such as a Target commercial, FIFA World Cup commercial and two Amazon original projects.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 27, 2020
Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson’s Long Awaited Debut

After much wait, Zion Williamson has played his first official NBA game.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 23, 2020
David Lee (#4) driving in.

First Win in League

The boys basketball team walked away with the win.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 21, 2020
Kali Coleman (5) quickly attacking attacking the defense.

Domination of the Girls Basketball Team

The girls basketball team has been performing at a high level.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 16, 2020
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Space by Andre Rodas

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: “Space” by Andre Rodas

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 15, 2020
Jesse Molina (R) and Jesse Davis (L) warming up before their match up.

Starting the Season Off

The boys basketball season has officially begun.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jan 15, 2020
The official cover for Travis Scotts critically acclaimed album ASTROWORLD.

Astroworld Festival 2019: A Crazy Experience

The Astroworld Festival was the place to be this November.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Nov 26, 2019
Girls golf team wins league championship

Girls golf team wins league championship

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Nov 22, 2019
Anthony Davis listening to questions on the Lakers media day. Photo from CBS Sports.

The Brow’s Debut

Anthony Davis (The Brow) had himself an outing in his first game as a Laker.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Oct 5, 2019
As one guy from the opposite side makes a layup 4 guys from our side blocks him from making the shot on Oct. 3, 2019 at the Power 106 basketball game.

Power 106 Game

The annual Powerhouse 106 game was held and it was one to remember.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Oct 4, 2019
The official cover of Highest In The Room.

La Flame drops “Highest In The Room”

After months of teasing "Highest In The Room", Houston rapper Travis Scott has finally dropped it.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Oct 4, 2019
On September 27, 2019 the school prepares for the game against Kennedy.

42-12: False Hope

The Wolves losing streak sees no end.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Oct 1, 2019
#10 Andy Gutierrez

Van Nuys vs. Sylmar

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Sep 25, 2019
The official poster of : The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening.

“The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening”

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Sep 20, 2019
Number 24, Bryan Gomez, makes an astonishing kick on the field while focusing on the game.

72-0 Loss: What Happened?

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Sep 10, 2019
A tough match for our Wolves.

Lights Out for the Wolves

By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Aug 30, 2019
The official cover of IGOR

Tyler Lets It All Out On “IGOR”

Be prepared to go on a trip on Tyler, The Creator’s most personal album yet; “IGOR”.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Jun 7, 2019
Kawhi Leonard (2) playing defense against Miles Bridges from the Charlotte Hornets.

A New King in the East

Kawhi Leonard has lead the Toronto Raptors to their first ever NBA Finals.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
May 28, 2019
Russell Westbrook (L) of the Oklahoma City Thunder gets energized with his teammate Andre Roberson while facing the Washington Wizards on Feb. 13, 2017.

Westbrook’s Historic Night

Russell Westbrook joins Wilt Chamberlain as the only players in NBA history to get 20/20/20 in a game.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Apr 4, 2019
Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Beard vs. The Greek Freak

James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo have separated themselves from everyone else in the NBA. They are the top candidates for this years NBA MVP award.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Apr 2, 2019
DAngelo Russell

Dloading is Complete

D’Angelo Russell has truly blossomed. He may help his team ice out the Lakers in an intense revenge game.
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Mar 22, 2019
Tom Brady at Super Bowl Lii.

Super Bowl Showdown

On February 3rd, 2019 the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams face off for the world title
By Andre Rodas, Print Editor-in-Chief
Feb 3, 2019
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