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Silly Old Wives’ Tales

Silly Old Wives’ Tales

Dani Vignos, Entertainment Editor
April 25, 2011
Filed under Entertainment

Eating carrots will improve your vision. Yes, what your parents have been telling you for years is in fact true! Carrots contain beta-carotene, which is good for your eyes. Unfortunately, stocking up the fridge with copious amounts of carrots and snacking on them until your extremities... Read More »

Teen Magazines Brainwash Youth

Dani Vignos
May 28, 2010
Filed under Opinion

The teen magazine industry is a multimillion dollar business that is brainwashing our youth into an increasingly depressive state. Every edition is the same, and they are having a negative influence on our adolescence more so now than ever. Magazines have turned trashy. Girls are no longer skimming through... Read More »

Is Miramonte Meant for MTV’s Made?: Pro

Dani Vignos
April 23, 2010
Filed under Opinion

The concept of the show is humiliating, the execution is even worse and the feeling that you get when nothing else is on and you flip to channel 43 to watch MTV’s Made constitutes a horrible mixture of nausea and emptiness. Yet, when asked if Made should come to Miramonte, the obvious answer remains... Read More »

Golf Tees Off

Dani Vignos
March 12, 2010
Filed under Sports

Men’s golf finished in the middle of the pack in NCS last year and this year they hope to make it to the front.  However, with the loss of Mario Paoletti ‘09 and Cole Spears ‘09, leading scorers of last year’s team, the season seems unpredictable. “The team is pretty young this year, but... Read More »

Illegal Music Downloading Irrevocably Changes Music Industry

Dani Vignos
December 17, 2009
Filed under Opinion

As the world rapidly advances, the music business is slowly being unraveled and driven to oblivion. This change is inevitable, but has been severely hastened because of increased illegal music downloading since the Shawn Fanning Napster case in 2002. In this case, Fanning, the creator of Napster was... Read More »

All the Things You Should Know

Dani Vignos
November 6, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

As a child you depended on your parents and community for guidance because you had not acquired all of the necessary skills that you needed for basic everyday tasks.  However, as college approaches and your parents and siblings are no longer a hallway away, “I don’t know how” is no longer... Read More »