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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

Samantha Ramos

Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor

Samantha Ramos is the Photo Editor for The Mirror. She is a senior in her second year of journalism. Outside of the program, she played soccer for five years and even made it to nationals in Hawaii. As a sideline to her sport, she also plays “Rocket League,” a video game in which cars are the soccer players. Samantha enjoys writing, photography, and listening to music. Her favorite musical artists are Frank Ocean and Daniel Caesar. She hopes to visit New Zealand and Greece after high school. Samantha plans to attend college to become a veterinarian in the future.

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VIAJE a lo desconocido

VIAJE a lo desconocido

Dejaron su tierra natal en busca de una vida mejor. Estaban asustados y solos. Enfrentaron el peligro, arriesgaron todo para llegar aquí. Estas son sus verdaderas historicas.
High Tides and Good Vibes: Full of cobblestone and reef this beautiful beach is home to the surfers. Topanga state beach is the best surfing spot for people that live in the Topanga/Calabasas area. With its hidden view from the highway not many people know about this spot, which allows for a better chance to catch a wave.

Dog Days

❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | High Tides and Good Vibes: Full of cobblestone and reefs, this beautiful beach is home to the surfers. Topanga state beach is the best surfing spot for people that live in the Topanga/Calabasas area. With its hidden view from the highway not many people know about this spot, which allows for a better chance to catch a wave.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Feb 23, 2023
 The Wolves took on the Reseda Regents  during a home game on Jan. 20. Lily Rang takes the first foul kick for the wolves during the first half of the game, after one of the girls takes a hard hit from the Regents.

Wolves unleash their fury on the field: girls soccer team dominates the Reseda Regents

The Wolves show their skills and teamwork in a soccer game against Reseda Regents.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Feb 8, 2023
GROOVIN’ TO THE MUSIC: Emilie Santiago headbangs to the sounds of artist Chris Aaron at the Shadow Events Rave on Saturday Oct. 8. in downtown Los Angeles. Besides Aaron, the show featured artists like Shinobi, Smokey Hendrixx, and Inobi and DJ Girlzilla so partygoers could dance all night.

Headbangin’ in downtown L.A.

❑ PHOTO OF THE WEEK | Emilie Santiago headbangs to the sounds of artist Chris Aaron at the Shadow Events Rave on Saturday Oct. 8. in downtown Los Angeles.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Oct 18, 2022
The Wolves go against the Toreadors on Friday, Aug 26. While the Wolves lost with a 35-0, their valiant effort, determination and teamwork showcased throughout the entire game gives the crowd hope for the rest of the season compared to last year’s starting game with Taft.

Wolves see red after being shut out by Taft

FOOTBALL | The Wolves start their season off with a loss against Taft with a 35-0 on Aug 26, though there's still hope for the team with their new players and coaches.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Aug 29, 2022
Both teams have secured victories in their most recent outing.

Swim team freestyles to victory

The girls swim team earned first place with 384 points and the boys won second with 330 points on their April 27 meet.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
May 16, 2022
The Wolves attempt to score a two-pointer against UCLA Mann Community High School.

GIRLS BASKETBALL | The Wolves look ready to win the whole division

The Wolves have continued to crush opponents with a 61-19 win on Feb. 5. They are currently playing in a league tournament, which will end on Feb. 11.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Feb 11, 2022
Bend your knees, watch the ball and bunt.

BASEBALL | New coach hopes to spark another championship run

Coach Andres Sepulveda, former graduate and player returns to build a new home with the Wolves.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Dec 16, 2021
Dance teacher Ms. Reesa Partida has her second period class dance to “Singin in the Rain” on the football field bleachers.

Dancing throughout the campus

❑ PHOTO STORY | “Howl at the Moon”, the winter dance show, took place on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11. The event departed from tradition by not being held in a single venue, but in various spots of the school.
By Samantha Ramos, Photo Editor
Dec 15, 2021
(L to R) Seniors Isabela Diaz, Alika Tsytsurina, Sarah Ramirez Guzman, Viviene Carvajal, Chidiogo Angel Chiawa ,Claudia Segura, and Alexis Golden are showered with gifts during the final game of their season at home.

VOLLEYBALL | The team sends off the seniors with a victory in their final home game

The seven seniors are congratulated by the team with a variety of gifts
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan Han
Oct 13, 2021
3, 2, 1 GO WOLVES! All hands in for Girls volleyball as they prepare to start their next set.

VOLLEYBALL | Girls fell short of victory

Girls Volleyball is defeated yet again after strong start and a failed comeback attempt from behind.
By Samantha Ramos , Photo Editor
Sep 23, 2021
VNHS’s varsity girls volleyball puts up a fight in a tightly contested three set defeat against San Fernando High School on Sept. 13.

VOLLEYBALL | The Girls team takes a second loss at home

The wolves were swept by San Fernando in three sets.
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan Han
Sep 14, 2021
Alexis Austria (#16) serves to Northridge High School at the Girls volleyball home game on Sept. 1, 2021. This was the wolfpack’s first volleyball game of the season. The squad lost their first game with a final score of 25-8, 25-12, and 25-19.

VOLLEYBALL | Wolves unable to avoid sweep by Northridge

The wolves lose in three sets to a home crowd.
By Samantha Ramos and Nathan Han
Sep 4, 2021
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