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Brandt Ward

Brandt Ward, Perspectives Editor

Brandt is a guy of many hobbies. He plays competitive card games, enjoys a multitude of video games, creating any sort of plot-based creative work, and many more. He works mostly in Opinions writing, which he also happens to be Editor of, and entertainment for the Mane. He looks forward to producing loads of content on both platforms this year. 

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Quarantine has an array of positives amongst the negatives

Quarantine has an array of positives amongst the negatives

April 16, 2020

The Coronavirus has been widespread throughout the U.S and other areas of the world. It has made us practice social distancing and affected the way that we live life. Some people have been predicting that...

Teenagers must take COVID-19 seriously and understand the precautions necessary to keep the community safe

Teenagers must take COVID-19 seriously and understand the precautions necessary to keep the community safe

March 19, 2020

With the closings of school and most extracurricular activities, a lot of students and their guardians are upset.  It is disappointing that the Class of 2020 is going to be missing out on a lot of senior...

The case for increased awareness about maladaptive daydreaming

The case for increased awareness about maladaptive daydreaming

March 5, 2020

Imagine sitting in class, being unable to pay attention because you are daydreaming. This is a normal occurrence and usually does not indicate anything out of the ordinary. However, this happens quite...

Drinking water  on a daily basis is a very healthy habit to have

An update on water consumption after the New Year

January 22, 2020

In my last article about water, I made a New Years resolution to start drinking more water. I was going to start drinking one glass immediately and build up each week. I did successfully do so, but not...

Esports are currently  rising in popularity due to corporations funding.

Professional gaming careers are not as far off as most think

January 14, 2020

Sports are a major part of high school. Often the players are very well recognized throughout the school for their talent. Many students through sports are able to receive phenomenal scholarships to play...

Drinking water is a necessity to live, and drinking extra cant hurt.

Dropping unhealthy habits in the new decade

December 17, 2019

Ever since I was younger, because of my naturally slim body I never worried about health. I consumed whatever I wanted. There was not any need to keep track of what I put into my body. Until recently,...

Fear is one of many feelings provoked during the chaos of the week of the threat.

Threats of a school shooting event invade students’ feelings of security

December 12, 2019

Anxiety and fear began building throughout last week. Students’ could not stop talking about the shooting threat that went viral. Other schools had heard about the post and their students were contacting...

SCAN MV discuss the many possibilities for the future

SCAN MV discuss the many possibilities for the future

November 7, 2019

The Metea Valley ‘Save the Children Action Network’, also known as SCAN MV, held a meeting with special guest Bill Foster to discuss early childhood education on Wednesday. In hopes of improving the...

A look on Pokemon fan games

A look on Pokemon fan games

September 4, 2019

Fan games are quite odd in theory: they are inherently free, and take a lot of effort to make. Why would someone take a large chunk of effort out of their day to make a game that wouldn’t benefit them...

Expectations for Pokemon Sword and Shield

Expectations for Pokemon Sword and Shield

March 13, 2019

Pokemon is a franchise that has constantly been innovative when it comes to gameplay. What many people ignore about the series is that each new game has something new that is not unique to just the pokemon....

Teacher presents one of his presentations to a group of Dupage County faculty members.

Teachers celebrate Institute Day with Dupage County

March 7, 2019

ur school hosted the Dupage County Social Studies Conference for its second time last week on March 1, 2019. This was in association with Institute Day, where teachers meet up to discuss personal and professional...

Mustang 30 is a good idea executed poorly

February 26, 2019

Brandt: Mustang 30 hit us by surprise. There was no indication that it was happening except for a few rumors about its existence. It was not until a few weeks later, they were going to test a 30 minute...

Mustang 30: Our Take

Mustang 30: Our Take

February 26, 2019

Metea Valley started its pilot of Mustang 30 on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The change in the school schedule provides 30 minutes each Wednesday in which all teachers are available to assist students with test...

Parkland: One Year Later

Parkland: One Year Later

February 14, 2019
One monstrous event. An inspiring response. An uncertain future. On Feb. 14, 2018, tragedy took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
New Metea policy invades the privacy of all students

New Metea policy invades the privacy of all students

January 24, 2019

Privacy is something that we all hold closely. We don’t want to involve a lot of people we don’t know into our own personal lives. A lot of people don’t want their relationships public, who they...

Religion and finding my identity

Religion and finding my identity

November 8, 2018

Religion is a topic that is often avoided when it starts to become relevant. Even if people identify within the same overall religion, controversial topics within that religion rise. Christianity from...

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream Analysis

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream Analysis

September 20, 2018

Trapped in the post-apocalyptic world, 5 people are wandering around the world hoping to find a solution to escape the living hell they have been living in for 109 years. This is the base story of “I...

Hot Takes: The Use of E-Cigarettes in Schools

Hot Takes: The Use of E-Cigarettes in Schools

September 20, 2018

The use of E-Cigarettes, especially for young teens, has been a highly debated topic in schools and our country. Both parties have attempted to find solutions to how to handle the issue, and whether its...

Spilled milk in some eyes is the same as spilled blood in others

Spilled milk in some eyes is the same as spilled blood in others

September 6, 2018

We all have grown up in different environments. Different cultures and parenting styles. These sort of environments that you have grown up in shape your opinions and the way you see life as a whole. Some...

First days at Metea through the eyes of a transfer student

First days at Metea through the eyes of a transfer student

August 28, 2018

Many students are horrified by room full of people they don’t know for a large variety of reasons. Class often becomes a chore when you cannot socialize and becomes stressful when no one you know wants...

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