El Estoque

According to Diaz, the color orange instinctually reminds her of the fruit.

Color playlists

MVHS students share songs that remind them of certain colors
Aashi Venkat
May 24, 2022
The Harrys House album cover features Styles in a brightly lit, upside down room.

‘Harry’s House’ is filled with bittersweet happiness

Harry Styles’ third studio album blends mature lyrics with repetitively buoyant production
Aashi Venkat
May 23, 2022
“Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers” is an emotionally complex record that aims to study Lamar’s insight through a more introspective lens than ever before.

‘Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers’ breaks down masculine identity

Kendrick Lamar’s newest release preaches reformation with mixed results
Aditya Shukla
May 21, 2022

Homemade Hipster: French macarons

An easy yet tasty snack to entertain your appetite
Justin E Kim
May 17, 2022
Picture used with permission from Blumhouse Productions

‘Firestarter’ fails to make sparks

Keith Thomas’s latest attempt at horror falls into a noticeable creative rut
Alex Zhang, Staff Writer
May 17, 2022
Dr. Strange examines different worlds in the multiverse using his magic.

‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ lives up to its name

The latest MCU movie provides entertainment despite a messy plot
Tanish Mendki and Nameek Chowdhury
May 13, 2022

Man on the street: Are there more wheels or doors in the world?

The MVHS community weighs in on this polarizing discourse
Sophia Chen and Shivani Verma
May 3, 2022
El Estoque writers pose playing Nintendo Switch | Photo by Shivani Verma

From textbooks to television

Examining the impact of teaching through more modern, accessible means
Devin Gupta and Shivani Verma
April 27, 2022
Diving into stan culture

Diving into stan culture

Investigating student perspectives on the K-Pop fan community
Lance Tong and Lillian Wang
April 27, 2022
Photo Courtesy of Walt Disney Company

‘Polar Bear’ is a compelling documentary calling out climate change

Stunning visuals are coupled with a deeper call to action
Alex Zhang , Staff Writer
April 27, 2022
Senior Max Hu poses in his Vampire Miku cosplay.

Fueling a fandom

Taking a look at fandom content creators at MVHS
Sonia Verma, Graphics Editor
April 27, 2022
The movie poster for ‘Heartstopper’ features Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring looking into one another’s eyes as leaves flutter around them

“Heartstopper” is everything it was expected to be

The Netflix series is nothing more than a cute queer rom-com
Aashi Venkat
April 27, 2022
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