El Estoque

The Weeknd’s single “Heartless” does not measure up to his musical legacy

The Weeknd’s single “Heartless” does not measure up to his musical legacy

Annie Zhang

December 5, 2019

The Weeknd reemerges into the music industry after a year-long hiatus with new track “Heartless”

Dessert Detectives: Jin’s Bakery

Dessert Detectives: Jin’s Bakery

Shreshta Ranganathan and Vivian Jiang

November 24, 2019

wice a month, El Estoque takes on a new case at a bakery or café, trying to decipher the quality and cost of its most popular items. Continuing the alphabetical trend, we went to Jin’s Bakery & Cafe, a dessert shop in Santa Clara that serves a variety of breads, small cakes and several baked ...

Outside of their element: MVHS faculty commuting to school

Outside of their element: MVHS faculty commuting to school

Leanna Sun and Shivani Gupta

November 24, 2019

Whether it’s riding a motorcycle, biking, taking the train or coming by car, members of MVHS faculty commute to campus on a daily basis in a variety of ways. Read below to learn more about a few faculty members’ diverse methods of transportation and what they listen to while doing so. Facilities manager...

Inkbox

Inkbox

Anish Vasudevan and Zara Iqbal

November 23, 2019

The recent rise in popularity of semi-permanent tattoos

Textisms

Textisms

Charlotte Chui

November 20, 2019

The language of text messages acts as communication cues

Googly for Gogol: A review of ‘The Marriage’

Googly for Gogol: A review of ‘The Marriage’

Robert Liu

November 19, 2019

MV Drama’s production provides humorous and telling insight into social pressures and gender roles in 19th Century Russia

Pumpkin Lovin’

Pumpkin Lovin’

Alyssa Hui and Ayah Ali-Ahmad

November 15, 2019

Four creations that incorporate pumpkins

Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Kanye West’s album “Jesus is King” is 27 minutes in heaven

Anish Vasudevan

November 4, 2019

West’s newest gospel-inspired project shows a transformation of his work

RareTea

RareTea

Charlotte Chui

November 4, 2019

Newly-opened Cupertino branch offers high quality teas

The musical endeavors of the “shoulder speaker”

The musical endeavors of the “shoulder speaker”

Shreshta Ranganathan and Leanna Sun

October 25, 2019

Delving into an MVHS senior's process of song production and the events that led up to her passion for music