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MSJ DECA secures multiple top 20 titles at ICDC

By Staff Writers Vedesh Kodnani & Andria Luo Each year, DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) welcomes thousands of high school students, teachers, advisors, business professionals, and alumni in a grand culmination of the competitive season….

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Multicultural Week Assembly Recap

By Staff Writer Chahak Gupta, Angela Xiong & Bryan Xiong On Friday, April 8, Leadership 2’s Homecoming Multicultural Committee (HCMC), presented the first Multicultural Week assembly in more than two years, featuring 16 unique performances…

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Meet the 2022-23 ASB Officer Candidates

By Staff Writers Esther Lau, Amy Luo, Jennie Wang, & Bryan Xiong With the 2022-23 ASB elections just around the corner, MSJ students may be interested in learning more about the prospective candidates. Prior to…

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DieHard TryHards: Soundtrack 2 My Life

By Staff Writers Tanisha Srivatsa, Tavish Mohanti, Varun Upadhyay, & Jessica Yu Looking for new music recommendations? In this cycle’s DieHard TryHards episode, watch as four staff writers attempt to summarize their high school lives…

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Guide to Bay Area's Hidden Gems

By Staff Writers Kruthi Gollapudi, Maggie Lai, & Selina Yang With reopening on the horizon, the Smoke Signal has compiled a list of underrated hideaways in the Bay Area just in time for summer. Whether…

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Senior Wills

By Staff Writers Nishi Bhagat, Isabella He, & Larry Shi Senior wills are special messages from some of the members of the Class of 2021, as they reflect on memorable experiences throughout their four years at…

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Multicultural Week Coverage

By Staff Writers Anvi Kalucha, Maggie Lai, Joanne Park, & Nithika Valluri MSJ held its first ever virtual Multicultural (MC) Week from April 12-16. From cultural days to airband performances and club fundraisers, Leadership 2’s…

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Dear Diary: Easter Bunny

By Staff Writer Sabrina Cai 9:04 AM on Easter Sunday What’s better than limited edition bunny marshmallow peeps, tie-dyed eggs, and discounted Betty Crocker frosting? I’ll give you a minute … That’s right, nothing. Therefore,…

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DieHard TryHards Try Baking Pies

By Staff Writers Nishi Bhagat, Sabrina Cai, Tavish Mohanti, Helen Tian Careful, this content is HOT… out of the oven! In this unique challenge, the DieHard TryHards channel their finely tuned (or not) quarantine baking…

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