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“Crazy Rich Asians” Review: a milestone for diversity in Hollywood

“Crazy Rich Asians” Review: a milestone for diversity in Hollywood

Gauri Kaushik

August 21, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Reviews

he first big Hollywood release with an all-Asian cast since the Joy Luck Club in 1993, Crazy Rich Asians has created waves throughout the film industry and in Asian-American communities. As such, the movie had high expectations for its much anticipated release on August 15. And, if box office returns ar...

Photo Club: 2017-18 year in review

Karen Ma

May 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Club officers reflect on the year and set goals for the next

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Restaurant Roulette: zpizza

Alyssa Hui and Ishani Singh

May 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we concluded the alphabetical theme by going to zpizza in Sunnyvale.   Zpizza is a small pizzeria known for takeout and catering services, although it ...

Restaurant Roulette: Yas Restaurant

Maggie McCormick and Kat Pappas

May 25, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

Twice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Yas Restaurant in San Jose. Yas Restaurant is a Persian restaurant on Saratoga Road in a plaza that looks at ...

Homemade Hipster: Galbi

Jahan Razavi

May 24, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Homemade Hipster

Galbi, a type of Korean BBQ, is a variation of American grilling, involving a sweet and tangy sauce which is different from the normal BBQ sauce. The main difference is the sesame oil, which gives it a taste that helps cut down any possible gaminess from the meat. It’s a quick and simple meal to make...

In motion

In motion

Ilena Peng

May 24, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Student Produced Plays: A look behind the scenes

Student Produced Plays: A look behind the scenes

Akshara Majjiga and Emma Lam

May 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Performing Arts

Directors look back at their last production of 2018

Sweet Summer

Sweet Summer

Hannah Lee

May 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Various creations to make with watermelon

Showing true colors: analyzing graffiti as a hobby in a high school setting

Showing true colors: analyzing graffiti as a hobby in a high school setting

Aanchal Garg, Akshara Majjiga, and Emily Xia

May 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

*All names beginning with the letter “A” are false names meant to preserve the anonymity of our sources. A pencil scratches on a thin sheet of paper, forming a rugged sketch. A paintbrush smoothly glides over a canvas, leaving blooms of color in its wake. A stylus hovers over a design tablet, ...

Just for Kicks

Just for Kicks

Jahan Razavi and Michelle Wong

May 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Print entertainment

Nike Air Max. Adidas Yeezy. Air Force Ones. Over the past decade, brands such as Nike and Adidas have skyrocketed in sales as their shoes, specifically sneakers, gained increasing popularity. This rising trend since the 1980s has grown into a community known as “sneakerhead” subculture. Sometimes it only ta...

MVHS Fashion club holds 13th annual fashion show

MVHS Fashion club holds 13th annual fashion show

ZaZu Lippert, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Briefs

The lights dim as students crowd into the black box. After exploring the MVHS Arts Festival outside, they venture into the dark space which will soon become illuminated with the visions of the MVHS Fashion Club designers. Read below to learn more about the inspiration for some of the collections and...