El Estoque

Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

Vivian Jiang and Leanna Sun

June 8, 2020

On May 26, pop-artist Lady Gaga released her sixth studio electric-pop album “Chromatica,” reminding the world of when she first entered the music industry more than a decade ago with her dance-pop album, “The Fame.” Taking the world by storm with her unique electronic pop sound that made everyone wa...

Quarantine birthdays

Sophomore Alysa Phattanaphibul went to a local park with her brother on her birthday. Photo by Alysa Phattanaphibul

Claire Wen

May 27, 2020

How students’ birthday celebrations have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic

One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

One last hurrah: seniors share their original senior trip plans

Brian Xu and Annie Zhang

May 23, 2020

In February, seniors Rukmini Banerjee and Jennifer Liu booked an all-inclusive vacation package — flight, transportation, meals and hotel rooms covered — to unwind at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for their senior trip. Banerjee and Liu’s friend group had long planned for the trip to be spontaneous ...

Quarantine chefs

One of the desserts junior Roma Ankolekar
baked was cookies. Photo by Roma Ankolekar

Claire Wen

May 23, 2020

Students take up cooking and baking during shelter in place

Yung Lean shows progress on ‘Starz’

 ‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

‘Starz’ is Lean’s most complete and well-produced album yet

MVHS YouTubers during shelter-in-place

MVHS YouTubers during shelter-in-place

Jasmine Lee, Staff writer

May 20, 2020

With the start of remote learning, many MVHS students have used their extra time at home  creatively. Some are learning new instruments such as the ukulele and guitar, while others are dedicating time to creating online content. Junior Elizabeth Lee delved into her passion for filming and editing by star...

Homemade Hipster: DIY Mother’s Day cards

Homemade Hipster: DIY Mother’s Day cards

Claire Yang

May 9, 2020

How to craft various handmade Mother’s Day cards

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Zara Iqbal, Staff writer

May 2, 2020

A timeline on how the beverage became popular across the world