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CVMS Sixth Graders Run the Cap 10K

I interviewed two CVMS mustangs about their accomplishments in marathon running.
Mayla Montgomery, Reporter April 28, 2022

Here at Canyon Vista Middle School, we have two up-and-coming runners! Friends Laksh Ravi (6th) and Subramani Murugananth (6th) recently completed the Cap 10K marathon here in Austin. I interviewed the...

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How to restart a chromebook

After the pandemic, school-issued Chromebooks have been a natural part of the education experience. Maintaining these laptops is important, and here is a step by step guide on how to restart a Chromebook.
Sunwoo Choi, Reporter April 21, 2022

Ways to Restart There are 3 ways you can restart a Chromebook: The simple restart, the update restart, and the hard restart. The simple restart can help with minor problems Chromebooks may encounter,...

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Florida passes the “Don’t Say Gay Bill”

Nikhil Gupta, Reporter April 12, 2022

On March 28th, 2022, Ron DeSantis signed the controversial "Don't Say Gay Bill". The bill is officially called the "Parental Rights In Education"  bill. Many people have called it the "Don't Say Gay Bill",...

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Band Wins at UIL

On March 30th, 2022, the Select and Honors Bands from Canyon Vista and got the highest possible scores in all categories.
Hrishi Satish, Reporter April 5, 2022

UIL (the University Interscholastic League) - a STAAR test, of sorts, for various subjects (fun fact: the UIL Administration in Texas is the largest of its kind in the world). From Academics, Arts, to...

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Wordle: An Internet sensation

Wordle is a game enjoyed by many.
Nikhil Gupta, Reporter March 31, 2022

We all know about Wordle. The game is known all over the globe for its simple design yet complex gameplay. In case you didn't know, Wordle is a single-player strategy game, where one must guess a 5 letter...

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The Hate U Give: A Book Review

The Hate U Give is a wonderful book, that I am reviewing. *This review contains spoilers*
Nikhil Gupta, Reporter March 25, 2022

The Hate U Give is one of the most popular young-adult books in recent years.  The book revolves around the murder of a sixteen-year-old black boy named Khalil. The murder of Khalil is different from...

Orchestra Wins at UIL

Orchestra Wins at UIL

Though the pandemic put the orchestra program into a hiatus, the students have recovered with excellent practice and rehearsals throughout the 2021-2022 school year. Playing 3 different pieces of immense difficulty, the CVMS orchestra has overcome many obstacles to produce a truly beautiful performance.
Sunwoo Choi, Reporter March 9, 2022

The UIL competition, or the University Interscholastic League competition, is a state-wide competition that organizes competitions for everything from music to athletics. Ever since its founding, Canyon...

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Russo-Ukrainian War

Let's all hope that families and soldiers in Ukraine will be safe from the Russian army and everything will come back to normal.
Arihant Ujjwal, Reporter March 7, 2022

The Russo-Ukrainian War is a war between Russians and Ukrainian troops. This conflict has been there since 2014 and has been there till now. It all started because Russia didn't want Ukraine to join NATO....

Black History Month: Interview #1 Takeaways

Black History Month: Interview #1 Takeaways

February 18, 2022

This month, we are interviewing multiple African American people from a vast expanse of jobs in honor of Black History Month. Last week, the News Media class collectively interviewed the wonderful Detective...

Clap When You Land: A book review

Clap When You Land: A book review

Clap When You Land is a popular young adult book that was written in 2020.
Nikhil Gupta, Reporter February 11, 2022

Clap When You Land is a multi-voiced book written by Elizabeth Acevedo that focuses on identity, courage, and familial secrets. The book has won multiple awards. Clap When You Land has gained a lot of...

Mental Health in the Asian American Community

Mental Health in the Asian American Community

Mental health is very important, but is viewed differently in different communities.
Nikhil Gupta, Reporter February 1, 2022

Many of you may know about how important mental health is. Mental health is your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Your mental health must be taken care of, just like you take care of your...

Racism in media and how they affect our viewpoints.

Racism in media and how they affect our viewpoints.

The media has a great influence on us as humans, but what happens when this influence is toxic?
Nikhil Gupta, Reporter January 11, 2022

The media is our gateway to different cultures, ideas, and thought. We learn much about things outside of our comfort zone through the media. You can be laughing at one of your favorite comedies, or you...

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