The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Korean-American lawyer Ingrid Yun fights to make partner in a white patriarchal law firm.

“Partner Track” falls short in its attempt at representation

The Netflix series fails to portray multifaceted narratives
Angela Zhang, News Editor
September 22, 2022
General Nanisca gets ready to charge in the battlefield. Picture used with permission from TriStar Pictures

‘The Woman King’ delivers both action and heart in a solid Hollywood Blockbuster

The story of a historical all-woman battalion entertains
Sagnik Nag Chowdhury, Staff Writer
September 19, 2022
This story contains discussions of rape and sexual abuse in fiction. Graphic by Aditya Shukla| El Estoque

Consent in fiction

Students break down their experiences with sexual violence in media
Aditya Shukla
September 19, 2022
Homemade Hipster: Grass Jelly Bowl

Homemade Hipster: Grass Jelly Bowl

A refreshing and simple cold dessert for the summer
April Wang, Copy Editor
September 7, 2022
Summer 2022 in review

Summer 2022 in review

El Estoque’s Arts & Entertainment section recaps music, movies and TV shows released over the summer
Irene Tang, Aashi Venkat, and Sonia Verma
August 26, 2022
Jennette McCurdy poses in front of a backdrop of her recent memoir, ready to reveal the industrys dark secrets and her true saddening story

“I’m Glad My Mom Died” reveals the harsh reality of childhood stardom

Former Nickelodeon actress Jennette McCurdy expresses her heartbreaking past in a perfectly written memoir
Jiya Singh
August 23, 2022
The “Traumazine” album cover features rapper Megan Thee Stallion expressing anger on the left and grief on the right — with these two emotions merging into her neutrality in the middle — alluding to how the album is rich with emotion and showcases three different sides of the rapper.

‘Traumazine’ is a reclaim of artistic identity

Megan Thee Stallion’s seventh album has the perfect balance of authenticity, fury and confidence
Aashi Venkat
August 15, 2022

Homemade hipster: Tea

Three ways to spice up your morning tea
Aditya Shukla
June 2, 2022
The word COLORS is written in an explosive, rainbow font, depicting a theme similar to graffiti.

Colors

Delving into the colors of the rainbow
Student self-expression through color

Student self-expression through color

Students applying color to different mediums
Jefferson Le and Melody Cui
May 27, 2022
One Last TIme

One Last TIme

Delving into the senior trips students at MVHS go on
Nameek Chowdhury
May 27, 2022
Colors of Cupertino

Colors of Cupertino

Revealing the glimpses of color throughout our community
Mikaylah Du
May 27, 2022
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