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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

Julianna Macfarlane

Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer

Julianna Macfarlane is an Opinion writer for the Mirror. She is a senior in her first year of the program. Outside of journalism, she likes to listen to music, specifically K-pop, as well as play with her dogs. She’s obsessed with the TV show “Supernatural” which she watches with her friends. Her favorite video game is Roblox because of various mini-games. She plans to attend a four-year university.

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NCT Dreams title song from the album has nearly seventy million  views on Youtube.

Latest album “Glitch Mode” by K-pop group NCT Dream is a catchy sophomore showing

The popular boy band breaks records with over two million pre-orders sold.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2022

PRO | CON: Will Smith’s slap. Was it justified?

Hollywood icon, Will Smith, made history with his first Oscar win, but will his success be overshadowed by the altercation that took place between Chris Rock and himself moments earlier?
By Julianna Macfarlane and Mereline Perez
Apr 4, 2022
Ms. Waggoner passed away after battling pneumonia in the hospital. She had previously beaten cancer twice in her life.

Remembering Ms. Patti Waggoner

❑ PHOTO STORY | Students, both past and present, were welcome to attend a celebration of life for Ms. Patti Waggoner in the auditorium on Mar. 22, 2022.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Mar 23, 2022
Marks first solo song already has over six million views.

K-pop star Mark Lee takes the stage once again

Mark Lee debuted three times in 2016 with his groups NCT U, NCT 127, and NCT Dream. He debuted once again in 2019 with the group SuperM. He finally made his solo debut on February 4 with his new song ‘Child’.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Feb 10, 2022
The new omnicron variant increased cases after the hoidays.

In-person learning is putting students at risk

With the surge of covid cases due to the omicron variant, online learning seems like the most appropriate approach.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Jan 25, 2022
Getting gifts is a way to show friends and family love during a specific time of the year.

Receiving gifts warms my heart

They make a person feel special and seen. It tells us that these people truly care for us and that we can trust them.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Dec 23, 2021
YouTuber Shane Dawson has been involved in numerous scandals during recent years. His apology video in June 2020 has over 20 million views.

Keep cancel culture alive

Sometimes canceling someone is the only way to guarantee that they won't do something hurtful again.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Dec 9, 2021
BTS has enjoyed a rise in success with multiple number one hits on the Billboard charts.

K-pop music doesn’t deserve your hate

Nobody should be made fun of for liking K-pop when it is just another genre of music.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2021
All of your hard work over the past four years comes down to this final stretch.

College application season is stressing me out

Money, toxic competition and stress make this a hard place to be in.
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Nov 4, 2021
Freedom of self expression! Students pleased with dress code changes.

Changes in dress code are a sign of progressiveness

"The old dress code was outdated. Being told to change my clothes in the middle of class is unnecessary and takes away from my learning experience."
By Julianna Macfarlane, Staff Writer
Nov 1, 2021
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