The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

The Student News Site of Canyon Vista Middle School

Canyon Echoes

What is DOGECOIN?

What is DOGECOIN?

Nathan Spector, Reporter May 18, 2021

Yes, that dog meme from years ago is now a cryptocurrency. Companies such as Tesla are now accepting Dogecoin as an official payment, but how did this happen? How did a meme from years ago turn into an...

Where are the Microchips?

Where are the Microchips?

Lena Boas, Editor May 18, 2021

Did you know that what is credited for helping us weather the pandemic is smaller than the tip of your finger and is called a microchip, or semiconductor? We all use microchips every day even if we don't...

Gorilla Tag VR Video Review

Nathan Gentle, Reporter April 16, 2021

A new VR game has come to the market called Gorilla Tag. This is my opinion on the game in video form. I hope you enjoy it!

Anime Specials and OVAs

Anime Specials and OVAs

Shristi Dayal, Reporter April 14, 2021

Whether they are an extension to the story or straight-up fan service, most popular animes have specials and OVAs. I'm not for or against a special but sometimes we don't even need one. And when we do,...

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VTubers are Actually Great

Shristi Dayal, Reporter March 11, 2021

Whether you love them or hate them, Vtubers are the future of content. I really enjoy VTubers and their streams but I know there are a huge amount of people that have come to dislike them for many different...

How a Former Government Teacher is Single-Handedly Battling Conspiracy Theories

How a Former Government Teacher is Single-Handedly Battling Conspiracy Theories

Sabrina Kim, Reporter February 18, 2021

Sharon McMahon, a Minnesota mom and former government schoolteacher, has taken to Instagram recently to spread facts and fight ever-spreading conspiracy theories. After noticing how much misinformation...

How Game Freak Can Save the Pokémon Series

How Game Freak Can Save the Pokémon Series

Sabrina Kim, Reporter January 18, 2021

Pokémon is--and, for decades, has been--one of the most popular game series of all time. From the first-ever installment, Pokémon Red and Green, to the newest game, Pokémon Sword and Shield, the games...

Why Your Camera Should Be ON

Why Your Camera Should Be ON

Sabrina Kim, Reporter December 17, 2020

  Four classes a day, five days a week, teachers and students are faced with a daunting wall of dark grey, broken up only by tiny circles crammed with cartoon characters or pictures of pets. Teachers...

Goodreads Choice Awards

Goodreads Choice Awards

Sabrina Kim, Reporter December 10, 2020

  At the end of every year comes a time unlike any other. The App Store selects its best games and apps Of The Year. The New York Times selects its puzzles and books Of The Year. Sites like Polygon...

Golden Joystick Awards 2020

Golden Joystick Awards 2020

Sabrina Kim, Reporter December 3, 2020

It's hardly an exaggeration to say that modern society thrives off of awards shows. In a time when students do school from their bedrooms and many major sports still aren't happening, television made sure...

Minecraft: The Hidden Lore

Minecraft: The Hidden Lore

Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor November 13, 2020

Minecraft is a known as a very simple game. You mine and craft tools to survive as long ass possible and kill the two main bosses. It feels very simple and strait forward right? You would be wrong. Minecraft...

Are Video Games Really Bad For You?

Are Video Games Really Bad For You?

Akaash Reddy, Producer November 3, 2020

  Video games are extremely popular, especially right now due to COVID-19 and it's widely thought that video games are harmful to one's brain. A lot of people, specifically older generations believe...

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