El Estoque

Anirudh Chaudhary

Anirudh Chaudhary

April 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Anirudh is a staff writer for El Estoque. He is currently a senior at Monta Vista High School. He enjoys watching science-fiction movies and can be commonly seen sporting a Bob Ross t-shirt.

Crash course: Government shutdown

Crash course: Government shutdown

Anirudh Chaudhary

January 26, 2018


Filed under Crash Course, NEWS

When the Federal Government Shuts Down by Anirudh Chaudhary https://www.marketwatch.com/story/whats-open-and-whats-closed-during-a-government-shutdown-2018-01-20 https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/22/politics/senate-shutdown-vote-congress/index.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/01/22/government-shutdown-2018-enters-day-3-end-monday/1053055001/ https://www.us...

New finals schedule

New finals schedule

Anirudh Chaudhary

December 11, 2017


Filed under Campus Question, NEWS

[su_dropcap]T[/su_dropcap]his semester, students’ finals schedule were like nothing they had ever seen before. On Dec. 11, students will arrive at school for their first period classes at 7:35 as usual. However, this was followed by 25 minute periods, right before their seventh-period final after ...

An artist’s Iron-Man challenge: Inktober

An artist’s Iron-Man challenge: Inktober

Anirudh Chaudhary

November 16, 2017


Filed under Artists of Monta Vista, Arts, Culture, ENTERTAINMENT

[su_dropcap]W[/su_dropcap]hen senior Daphne Ying first heard about Inktober, she thought it was about getting tattoos during October for Halloween. When she saw the hashtag on people’s artwork, she decided to take on the challenge herself. For every day of October, millions of artists around the...

Real Time with MVHS Politics Club

Real Time with MVHS Politics Club

Anirudh Chaudhary

October 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs

[su_dropcap style="flat"]W[/su_dropcap]hether it's sports or movies, political discourse has managed to squirm its way into every aspect of our daily lives over the past decade. Increasingly, more and more students at MVHS have been getting interested in politics and social activism. In response...

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Anirudh Chaudhary

October 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

[su_dropcap]T[/su_dropcap]wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the server to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Sushi Kuni in Cupertino. When you pull up into the parking lot, it’s almost impossible to see the restaurant because of how small and unimposing the building is. The entrance is on the left side of the building, and once you enter you feel either squashed, or hugged, depending on your point of view. T...

Places to go eat at midnight

Places to go eat at midnight

Anirudh Chaudhary

October 11, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

[su_dropcap style="flat"]I[/su_dropcap]t’s midnight and you’re craving some junk food. Where do you go? Is anything even open at this time? Look below to check out some places you can go if you’re in need of a midnight snack. ...

MVHS works

MVHS works

Anirudh Chaudhary

September 8, 2017


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]eciding whether to intern or work over the summer is not usually something students have to think too hard about. Usually, students already know what they plan to do, and don’t give too much thought into choosing one over the other. It is not uncommon for students at MVHS to hold...

The roots of this year’s biggest summer reboots

The roots of this year’s biggest summer reboots

Anirudh Chaudhary

August 20, 2017


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Media, Movies

This summer’s most exciting movie releases, from “Baby Driver” to “Dunkirk”, brought many MVHS students back to the movie theater.  But this summer was also home to many franchise reboots — new movies that reinvented the way people viewed old stories. Rebooting a movie franchise can also...