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Thanksgiving Leftovers Creations

Lauren Stewart and her mother

November 25, 2010
Filed under Entertainment

Turkey Shepherd's Pie Ingredients: 2 cups Bite size pieces of turkey 1/4 cup green beans 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup gravey Place... Read more »

Deathly Hallows Enthralls Potterheads

Megan Freeman

November 20, 2010
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The second-to-last installment of the epic saga of Harry Potter was released to clamoring crowds at the midnight premiere on Thursday night. Scores of fans swarmed to theaters in full Potter garb, hoping that Part One of Harry... Read more »

Miramonte Players Impress Audience Members with Metamorphoses

Grace Hilty

November 19, 2010
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The Miramonte Players, known for their fantastic productions, self-made costumes, and detailed technical aspects, have outdone themselves once again in their production of Metamorphoses. A combined work of classical and... Read more »

Creative Writing Contest

Hannah Tennant

November 17, 2010
Filed under Columns, News

We're holding a creative writing contest for our February issue! Contestants should send in their short stories to mhsmirador@gmail.com. The first place short story will be featured in February's issue, and 2nd and 3rd place will... Read more »

Cross Country Sprints Towards NCS Success

Hannah Tennant

November 5, 2010
Filed under Sports

After performing well at Clovis International in Fresno over Columbus Day weekend, the Miramonte Cross Country team has high hopes for the rest of their season. The Mats have been struggling more this season than in the past,... Read more »

Volleyball Works to Secure NCS Seeding

Brian Tan

November 5, 2010
Filed under Sports

The women’s volleyball team has been off to a strong start, going 10-2 in league play.  Their only losses came against Campolindo. After losing three key seniors, two of which went on to play Division I collegiate volleyball,... Read more »

Brown Claims Gubernatorial Victory

Caroline Cook and Jordan Nevares

November 5, 2010
Filed under News

Meg Whitman spent a record $160m plus of her own money on an unsuccessful campaign Move over Governator, Governor Moonbeam is back in town. Winning by a 13% lead (920,774 votes), Democrat Jerry Brown defeated Republican... Read more »

Proposition 19: Should It Have Passed? Pro/Con

Brian Friel

November 5, 2010
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Proposition 19, California’s first legitimate attempt to legalize marijuana, would have allowed people 21 years old or older to possess, cultivate, or transport marijuana for personal use. On Nov. 2 it was deafeated, as... Read more »

What’s This Cotton Candy Doing on My Salmon?

Sara Duplancic

November 5, 2010
Filed under Feature

It’s not a gimmick. Seafood wrapped in cotton candy and liquid nitrogen as a staple ingredient sound impossibly hard for the taste buds to process, but pioneering Chef Jose Andres will take you on a savory tour where the kitchen... Read more »

How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for Harry Potter

Megan Freeman

November 5, 2010
Filed under Entertainment

I never thought I would live to say this, but the seventh movie of Harry Potter is coming out in TWO FREAKING WEEKS! That’s right people, T minus 14 days until we get to watch our favorite boy wizard battle evil on... Read more »