El Estoque

Junior Ronit Avalani and Sophomore Jiya Singh acts as Alice Walker and Jimmy Ray Dobbs

MV Drama’s virtual spring musical

Anika Sharma and Amber Milesi May 8, 2021
Reviewing the spring production of “Bright Star”
The Bad Batch with Omega | Photo courtesy of Disney

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ proves a captivating spinoff to ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

Justin Kim May 7, 2021
The 70 minute premiere revamps what could have been its predecessor’s eighth season
The front cash register area of Matcha Love located in San Jose, Calif.

Dessert Detectives: Matcha Love

Justine Ha and Tina Low May 7, 2021
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Early Thursday morning, on April 23, rapper Cordae Amari Dunston, better known as Cordae, released his freshmen EP, “Just Until….” The EP is appropriately titled, as Dunston announced on both the cover art and on his Twitter that this EP was a starter in anticipation for his upcoming full-length studio album. 

Cordae’s ‘Just Until….’ does just enough to satisfy

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer April 29, 2021
The North Carolina rapper satiates fans with a short but fulfilling EP
“Attack on Titan'' has consistently reinvented itself with every new chapter, and now that the 139th and final chapter of the manga has been released, the series has cemented itself as a classic.  Photo courtesy of Kodansha Comics

‘Attack on Titan’ earns its place as a classic manga

Aditya Shukla April 25, 2021
Author Hajime Isayama’s epic war thriller sets the bar high for Japanese comics of the future
An oil painting of oranges done by MVHS alumnus Brett Park

Art after high school

Kripa Mayureshwar April 4, 2021
The stigma against pursuing non-STEM related paths after high school
The 5 Senses of Culture

The 5 Senses of Culture

Delving into the sensory facets of cultures present at MVHS
Gaming with 'Genshin Impact'

Gaming with ‘Genshin Impact’

Claire Wen April 2, 2021
Exploring student experiences with the video game
Used with Permission// Viha Srinivas

Senior Bucket List

Shreshta Ranganathan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

March 13, 2020 proved to be a difficult day for the entire world, but for then junior Aditi Singh, it was an opportunity waiting to be seized. She began writing down a list of things she would set out...

Personal computers

Personal computers

Ayah Ali-Ahmad April 1, 2021
Why students built their own custom machines
Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Max Martin: Pop music’s resident hitmaker

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

On Feb. 7, The Weeknd finished the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime performance with his hit song “Blinding Lights.” According to Billboard, “Blinding Lights” has spent over a year in the top 10 songs...

Homemade Hipster: Easy Easter sugar cookies

Homemade Hipster: Easy Easter sugar cookies

Irene Tang March 28, 2021
Celebrate Easer with a sweet and simple recipe
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