El Estoque

Ruth Feng

Ruth Feng

April 27, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Ruth Feng is a managing editor of El Estoque. Aside from journalism, she likes to watch reruns of The Office and West Wing.

Not enough room for two?

Not enough room for two?

Ruth Feng

April 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Inescapable drama Celebrity drama: some people hate it, some can’t get enough it —yet, it seems that no matter what you think about Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian’s what seems to be like a decade-long feud about only-God-knows-what famous-person conflicts, your Facebook timeline won’t care. ...

Powderpuff playoffs

Powderpuff playoffs

Ruth Feng

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Additional reporting by Rana Aghababazadeh DAY 1 As the lunch bell rang on the Tuesday of the first day of the 2018 Powderpuff games, MVHS students and staff hurried to the bleachers overlooking the football field, hoping to find the best possible view of the games in spirit of MV Madness week. ...

Duo Review: “Black Panther”

Duo Review: “Black Panther”

Ruth Feng

February 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

  “Black Panther” is nothing short of a triumph and cultural phenomenon brought to life by director Ryan Coogler and the stellar cast. On its third day at the box office, “Black Panther” is set to earn $387 million worldwide over the Presidents' Day weekend. Across the count...

Is MVHS ready to forgive Logan Paul?

Is MVHS ready to forgive Logan Paul?

Ruth Feng

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION

On Jan. 2, Logan Paul, an internet personality with over 15 million subscribers on Youtube, posted a video of a suicide victim that he stumbled across in the Aokigahara forest. He has since deleted the video, but many called out Paul for being insensitive for sensationalizing a man's suicide. He has...

Who’s on the cover of TIME?

Who’s on the cover of TIME?

Ruth Feng

December 10, 2017


Filed under Columns, OPINION

On Dec. 6, 2017, TIME magazine released their person of the year issue, and this year, it wasn’t just one person. The magazine cover features five women, given the name “The Silence Breakers,” all wearing black. None of these women are the same — but one woman can be recognized as one of the...

Best and worst of 2017

Best and worst of 2017

Ruth Feng

December 2, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Video, Videos

As 2017 comes to an end, students look recall the the highs and lows of their year. Although some students remember controversial government policies and countless sexual allegations, others remember family trips and memories with friends. Watch the video below to hear students discuss their most memorable...

Podcast: Scouts’ thoughts

Podcast: Scouts’ thoughts

Ruth Feng

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Boy Scouts of America made the announcement on October 11 that starting from 2018, the organization will be accepting young girls into their Cub Scouts program. The Cub Scouts program, founded in 1930, was originally designed as only for young boys. Girls will eventually be allowed to earn Eagle Scout...

Astros player Yuli Gurriel’s racist gesture shows little concern towards Asians

Astros player Yuli Gurriel’s racist gesture shows little concern towards Asians

Ruth Feng

October 30, 2017


Filed under Columns, OPINION

During a World Series game on Oct. 27th, Houston Astros infielder Yuli Gurriel made a gesture towards Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish after hitting a home run off him, a gesture that many East Asians have gotten to know very well. Yes, that gesture. Gurriel stretched the corners of his eyes and seemed to have...

First time testers: PSAT

First time testers: PSAT

Ruth Feng

October 20, 2017


Filed under Briefs, OPINION

Sophomores crowded around the field house on a chilly October morning. They all set their alarm for 7:00 a.m. on a Saturday, packed their essential stationary, and showed up to school, still groggy from the drag of the week. This scene describes none other than PSAT testing day. PSAT, also known as th...