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Too Old for Tricks or Treats?

By Leland Bernstein There’s nothing else quite like Halloween. You get free candy for dressing up weirdly and practical jokes are the norm. But are teenagers too old to dress up and ask for free…

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Homecoming Court Nominees (Girls)

Aditi Amlani Smoke Signal: How did you feel when you were nominated? Were you surprised? Aditi Amlani: Truthfully, I didn’t hear my name because of all the cheers during the Senior Hottie announcements. But after…

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A DIY Halloween

By Aileen Lu Looking for the perfect Halloween costume this year but tight on cash? Never fear; here are some DIY costume ideas you can make without breaking the bank. 1) Coordinated Costumes Get your…

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Root Seeking Camp

By Ginger Werner The camp ended after 10 days of fun and amazing experiences. After many tearful goodbyes, the Mission students then went to Chengdu, a province in the Sichuan area of China. The Sichuan…

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Student Spotlight: Sharon Chung

By Connor Williams Sharon Chung founded MSJ’s very first fashion club. The Smoke Signal recently got the chance to talk to Sharon about the club and what she is planning for it. Smoke Signal: Can…

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Dear Diary

By Rebecca Dutta September 7, 2010 7:00 AM Today, my alarm clock must have rung at least five times before my sister finally barged into my room to tell me to, “shut the darn snooze…

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Beginning of the Year Advice

By Sonia Dhawan & Audrey Wu Freshmen: 1. Enjoy having your home in the N-wing! But don’t just stay in one place. Explore the whole campus. 2. Get involved in your first homecoming—it sets the…

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