• About Tobi Pitan

    Tobi Pitan, Editor in Chief of the Website and Mobile Apps, is a senior and returning member of the Blue and Gold. Their main interests are film and technical theatre but their favorite subject is Philosophy. Their favorite film is The Place Beyond the Pines and their favorite theatrical production is Fun Home, which they hope to see in the near future. In their free time they work, read, write, and in the past have frequented clubs at MHS such as Veg Club, Social Justice Club and The Writer’s Den. They are also a Stage Manager in Play Production here at MHS. They joined this class because of their interest in writing and from there was able to discover and hone their passions for Copy-editing and Videography. They hope to attend Emerson College and major in Media Arts Production. Over the summer they attended a week-long program in New York City for Digital, Media, Journalism, and Film where they learned more about how to interview in metropolitan settings and design an online newspaper. They intend to apply the skills they learned about journalism in NYC to the class this year.

    What’s the Issue with Sanctuary Cities?

    by  • February 14, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Many controversies have surfaced during the scant amount of days in which Trump has been president of the United States. Municipalities One of these has been the issue of sanctuary cities. Trump’s actions against immigrants has resonated throughout various cities in the United States including the Greater Boston area. This has posed as a...

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    Lunar New Year Celebration 2017

    by  • January 30, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Hundreds of citizens around Malden and the Greater Boston area gathered at the Jenkins Auditorium on Saturday January 21st to celebrate and support the Chinese Lunar New Year. Performers of various ages and walks of life displayed their musical, dance, and vocal talents as in reverence and appreciation for Chinese culture in this annual...

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    Poetry Out Loud 2017

    by  • January 11, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY TOBY PITAN & SARA ZAKARIA  Starting right after the holiday break, the semi-finals of Poetry Out Loud took place on Thursday, January 5, and Friday, January 6.  Poetry Out Loud is a tradition at MHS, taking place every year. Students are required to memorize a poem of their choice off the Poetry Out...

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    Small Ensemble Winter Concert

    by  • December 20, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    ARTICLE BY MICHELLE YIN. VIDEO FILMED & EDITED BY TOBY PITAN. The Winter Band Ensemble concert was held on December 9th, starting at 6:30pm. This concert was hosted by the Instrumental Methods class and they played many modern pop songs as well as well as classics. The members of this class had spent a...

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    Generation Found Comes to MHS

    by  • December 8, 2016 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    On December 1st at 7pm in the Jenkins Auditorium, The City of Malden hosted a screening of “Generation Found,” a film profiling the lives of adolescents suffering from alcoholism and substance abuse while navigating their high school careers. The film told a story of academic redemption for teens who attended Recovery high schools, schools...

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    A Look Into the Literary Society

    by  • December 2, 2016 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    Malden High School reveals the hidden literary talents of its students through its yearly publication of The Oracle, the second-longest running high school literary magazine in the country. The Oracle is published by the Literary Society, a club overflowing with artistry in its celebration of student literature and creativity. The Literary Society meets every...

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    Teens, Trump, and Political Turmoil

    by  • November 16, 2016 • Homepage • 0 Comments

    On November 9th, 2016, history was made for a reason that a vast majority of Americans had feared. After a grueling, cringe-inducing presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the latter, Donald Trump became the 2016 President-Elect of the United States of America. Thus, America and many surrounding countries struck with equal amounts...

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    Cross Country Profile: Ameen Anwar

    by  • November 14, 2016 • Homepage, Sports • 0 Comments

    Sophomore Ameen Anwar will soon be embarking on his first States meet as a member of the cross country team. Anwar is among the team’s top five runners which means that he is one of the fastest runners on the cross country team in the entire state division. He is excited to compete against...

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    Invisible Illnesses In Schools

    by  • October 28, 2016 • Health Opinions, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    There is a common belief that mental illness can only strike adults when actually, any given student can be silently combating depression or anxiety. The statistics are startling. Eight out of every one-hundred students that walk through Malden High School’s halls may have moderate to severe depression. In an illness such as Social Anxiety...

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