The Weaver Legacy

//CLAIRE VANDESTOUWE//   Brothers. Some can’t stand them. Some can’t live without them. For senior Preston and freshman Adin Weaver, their brotherhood centers around being legacies. Their grandfather began the tradition as a wrestler, passed it down to his son and now, his sons are an integral part of Vista’s Varsity wrestling program. “We’re continuing […]

PHOTOS: FIDLAR, SWMRS, and The Frights Concert

  //Emily Kinney// Punk rock band FIDLAR headlined the Gothic Theatre on Nov 22, joined by The Frights and SWMRS. All three bands are from California, FIDLAR originating in Los Angeles, SWMRS in Oakland, and The Frights from San Diego. The bands finished their Too Much tour on Nov 22. Here are some highlights from the […]

PHOTOS: Finish Ticket with Run River North and IRONTOM

//LEAH DEMINSKI// Indie/Alternative rock band Finish Ticket headlined the Bluebird theater in Denver on Nov. 9, accompanied by openers Run River North and IRONTOM. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, the band played all around the nation on their 2016 fall tour and is now returning home to conclude the tour in Berkeley, Calif. […]

PHOTOS: Young the Giant with Ra Ra Riot

GREYSON KOINZAN  Young the Giant, an alternative rock band, headlined at The Ogden on Wednesday, November 2. Ra Ra Riot, a rising-star rock band from New York, opened the show to a sold-out theater. As an aspiring photographer and first-time concert-goer, it was an amazing experience to be able to photograph their show. Here are […]

Life Through Liz’s Lens

At the end of Sam Mendes’ Oscar-winning film, “American Beauty” (1999), Kevin Spacey’s character, Lester Burnham says in an emotional monologue about his life, “I guess I could be pretty ticked off about what happened to me, but it’s hard to stay mad when there’s so much beauty in the world.” This line serves as […]

PHOTOS: Dodgeball Tournament

Dodgeball is the first official event of Homecoming Week. Teams of various genders and grades sign up to battle it out to win the tournament for their class. This year, the junior and sophomore teams made it all the way to the finals, with the sophomores snagging the win. Photos by: Emma Friesen, Michael Place, […]

PHOTOS: Homecoming Opening Assembly

Mountain Vista’s 2016 homecoming week kicked off today with the opening assembly. Students participated in games and homecoming royalty nominees were announced. The Twitter and Instagram hashtags for the week are #MVHoco16 and #RoadTripAcrossTheUSA Photos by Gabe Barnard, Caitlin English, Staci Prevato, Claire VanDeStouwe and Mikayla Olave