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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

Race in anime

Anika Sharma March 24, 2021
Examining how anime portrays Black people and the effect on anime fans in the U.S
Thumbnail of the Zoomcoming livestream

Zoomcoming 2021

Claire Wen March 23, 2021
Leadership prepares for a virtual Homecoming week
The official release logo for Zack Snyder's

Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ is a thrilling redemption

Aditya Shukla March 22, 2021
The second iteration proves itself worthy of its four hour runtime
Artists take on animating for the first time

Artists take on animating for the first time

Kripa Mayureshwar and Ayah Ali-Ahmad March 14, 2021
Students from Advanced Multimedia share and reflect on their first animation project
Dessert Detectives: La Patisserie

Dessert Detectives: La Patisserie

Shreshta Ranganathan and Ritu Atreyas March 14, 2021

As part of our Dessert Detectives series, El Estoque’s Arts & Entertainment section takes on a new case at a bakery or café to decipher the quality and cost of its most popular items. Continuing...

Blackpink Rosé’s debut EP ‘R’ is an underwhelming miss

Blackpink Rosé’s debut EP ‘R’ is an underwhelming miss

Annie Zhang March 14, 2021
Although artistically crafted, ‘R’ is generically forgettable and doesn’t present all of Rosé’s soloist potential
Homemade Hipster: Almond butter banana bread

Homemade Hipster: Almond butter banana bread

Nika Zamani February 21, 2021
A fun, delicious twist to regular banana bread.
Nine songs that capture the different shades of love

Valen-tunes for Valentine’s Day

Sophia Chen and Shivani Verma February 14, 2021
Nine songs that capture the different shades of love
Singing Valentines: Quarantine Edition

Singing Valentines: Quarantine Edition

Vivian Jiang and Claire Wen February 14, 2021
MVHS Choir revises their Valentine’s Day tradition
Love is in the air

Love is in the air

Exploring romance in the MVHS community through different facets
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