El Estoque

The faces behind La Pluma

Karen Sanchez

October 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs, La Pluma

There are a million details that bombard a person as they walk into room B205. The most overwhelming aspect are the posters that brighten the room’s beige walls, displaying an array of colors, images, and messages. The quirky yet sophisticated environment fits the very image of La Pluma, MVHS’s cre...

How to do calligraphy

How to do calligraphy

Devika Watave

December 7, 2016


Filed under D.I.Y, ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

Calligraphy was used all around the world before the invention of the printing press, and has maintained popularity afterwards as an art form. It looks beautiful, polished and carefully created – and that kind of perfection makes calligraphy seem difficult to master. Now that computers have taken over...

NaNoWriMo: Profile on Megan Chandler

NaNoWriMo: Profile on Megan Chandler

Aditi Desai

November 21, 2014


Filed under NEWS

“Writing feels like a release. If I don’t write, I [go] crazy,” Senior Megan Chandler said, an avid participant of NaNoWriMo since her middle school years. “There are so many ideas bouncing around my head.” NaNoWriMo, which stands for National November Writing Month, is an annual interna...

Freshman Alicia Marzolf self-publishes

Freshman Alicia Marzolf self-publishes

Maya Murthy

May 26, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Marzolf speaks about her novels. Read More »

11 tips to become a better writer

11 tips to become a better writer

Maya Murthy

February 9, 2014


Filed under Briefs

La Pluma co-president Pooja Desai shares tips to improve writing. Read More »

Essay Escort plans transition from privately-run editing group to club

Essay Escort plans transition from privately-run editing group to club

Varsha Venkat

November 22, 2013


Filed under NEWS

Essay Escort plans transition from privately-run editing group to club Read More »...

A novel idea

A novel idea

Jaime Chu

December 8, 2008


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

There is nothing nano about "NaNoWriMo"; MV students took on month-long novel-writing journey Read More »...