El Estoque

Promising measure promises nothing but uncertainty

Minh Bui

August 23, 2009


Filed under OPINION

A year after voters pass a $198,000,000 parcel tax, uncertainty and technical bureaucracy holds up progress. Read More »...

The truth gets a makeover

The truth gets a makeover

Shreya Shankar

August 23, 2009


Filed under OPINION

Sometimes, critics get uglier than the truth Read More »

Possible loss of summer school may leave children behind

Possible loss of summer school may leave children behind

Shreya Shankar

March 30, 2009


Filed under OPINION

Budget cuts bring an unfair dearth of options for students seeking remedial courses. Read More »...

Unfair CAHSEE policy creates more stress for students

Unfair CAHSEE policy creates more stress for students

Jacqueline Barr

March 16, 2009


Filed under OPINION

Students become more stressed and are inconvenienced by CASHEE Testing. Read More »

A change in policy leads to the regulation of club fundraisers

Jacqueline Barr

March 5, 2009


Filed under OPINION

New parameters have been created to monitor overlapping fundraisers Read More »...

Stag at the circus

Shreya Shankar

February 25, 2009


Filed under OPINION

Boys and girls are molding to what is steroetypically acceptable behavior for Sadies. Read More »

Job Shadow may be replaced with a schoolwide careerfair to reach out to more students

Jacqueline Barr

February 22, 2009


Filed under OPINION

A lack of participation in the Job Shadow could lead to its removal Read More »...

Inflexible regulations limit students’ options

jonathanchan

November 5, 2008


Filed under OPINION

MVHS bans students from taking classes in one subject area. Read More »...

Keeping the decibels down:Impossible?

Christine Chang

November 5, 2008


Filed under OPINION

Students continue to ignore librarians by talking loudly. Read More »

Maximum pride with minimum hours

Vijeta Tandon

November 5, 2008


Filed under OPINION

Students equate higher levels of efficiency and achievement with fewer hours of sleep at night. Read More »...

Fresh faces are a rare sight in Homecoming Court

Kunal Bhan

November 5, 2008


Filed under OPINION

To promote diversity, classes should elect different people to Homecoming Court each year.  Read More »...

Mean spirited?

Sasha Degtyar

November 5, 2008


Filed under OPINION

Class spirit detrimental if it is not properly utilized. Read More »