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Some TV Shows Stand the Test of Time

Some TV Shows Stand the Test of Time

Jamie Riley
March 11, 2011
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The quality of television shows has dramatically taken a turn for the worse.  While we used to be able to grab the remote and watch a wholesome, funny show, we now must resort to watching Snooki get drunk and pump her fist.  Not only is this just bad TV, but the idea of reality TV is simply stupid. ... Read More »

“Metamorphoses” Comes to Miramonte

Jamie Riley
November 5, 2010
Filed under News

Miramonte drama hopes to bring light to ancient and classic Greek and Roman myths in its spring production of Metamorphoses Greek and Roman mythology is back in the Miramonte Players’ upcoming production of Ovid’s Metamorphoses.  The show presents a collection of classic mythology told... Read More »

Independent Film Shoots in Orinda

Jamie Riley
October 1, 2010
Filed under News

Orinda resident, Julie Rubio, writes, directs and produces film, too perfect, and casts local kids Most Orindans feel ample pride in their little town but would admit that it’s not known as an entertainment mecca.  But, on August 12, 2010, Orinda became a little more exciting... Read More »

“The Odd Couple” Impresses Audiences

Jamie Riley
May 28, 2010
Filed under News

On Wednesday, May 19 the Advanced Drama Miramonte Players showcased their comedic skills with their interpretation of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple.  The Players continued their performances on Thursday and Friday under the direction of drama teacher Heather Cousins. In this classic comedy, Simon... Read More »

Softball Team Remains Poised

Jamie Riley
April 23, 2010
Filed under Sports

With a 2-10 record, the Lady Mats softball team has started the season slowly.  Fortunately, the girls remain optimistic and hopeful for a productive season. “Our team has done well so far this season,” said Kristine Miller ‘10. The varsity team consists of 16 girls, with captains Miller... Read More »

Immigrants Face Harsh Requirements

Jamie Riley
April 23, 2010
Filed under Opinion

Some find it easy to support current immigration laws.  Why should we allow illegal immigrants to come into the U.S. and take the jobs that were meant for good ol’ apple-pie-eatin’ Americans? After all, we need to maintain our status as one of the most powerful countries in the world. We shouldn’t... Read More »

Harper Lee Hits Orinda’s Stage

Jamie Riley
March 12, 2010
Filed under News

On Saturday, Feb.13, fans of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird gathered to see the film at the Orinda Theater and meet actress Mary Badham.  This movie screening was part of the Orinda Film Festival, which puts on monthly classics and Q and A’s with the movies’ stars. Badham, who... Read More »

Red Watch to Teach Alcohol Awareness

Jamie Riley
February 5, 2010
Filed under News

Miramonte will soon host a “Red Watch Band” event on campus, providing students with an opportunity to learn to react quickly when someone is dangerously intoxicated. “The program is focused on knowledge, skill, and confidence building regarding preventing death from alcohol overdose,” said... Read More »

Winter Tunes

Jamie Riley
December 17, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

It’s wintertime, and the cool, crisp breezes are enough reason to stay indoors. This winter, what could compare to spending afternoons snuggled up by a warm, inviting fire with a rich cup of hot chocolate, while enjoying the company of family and friends?  This issue Mirador compiled the... Read More »

Swine Flu Causes Trauma

Jamie Riley
November 6, 2009
Filed under News

On July 11 the World Health Organization declared swine flu a worldwide pandemic.  With the news of H1N1 killing over 1,000 Americans, President Obama confirmed swine flu as a national emergency Oct. 23.  Many Miramonte students have been infected, leading to an increase in student absences this fall... Read More »