El Estoque

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...

A Farewell Rally on the football field

A Farewell Rally on the football field

Sara Entezar, Akshara Majjiga, and Ilena Peng

May 4, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

How holding the final rally of the year on the upper field influenced rally culture

The new 2018-19 dance team includes two male members

The new 2018-19 dance team includes two male members

Ilena Peng

May 1, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

The MVHS’ dance team has had the team name “Marquesas” since its creation during the 1970-1971 school year, according to dance team coach Dasha Plaza. Nearly fifty years later, sophomore Alex Yang and incoming freshman Nikunj Shanker are joining the 2018-19 team, prompting the team to change the f...

Everything you need to know about the MCU before Infinity War

Everything you need to know about the MCU before Infinity War

Aanchal Garg

April 27, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

  The highly-anticipated movie of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is finally here: Avengers: Infinity War. Marvel has specifically credited this movie as the most ambitious crossover event in history. And if we take a look back at the last 10 years, it is clear that Marvel has been leading u...

Pool Party DIYs

Pool Party DIYs

Hannah Lee

April 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

How to make budget-friendly projects for the pool

Dream big

Dream big

Karen Ma

April 15, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

ccording to an article by The Guardian, the average person spends a third of his or her lifetime asleep. Additionally, given that a person can have four to six dreams each night, there is a lot that goes on in the mind when one is subjected to their subconscious. Watch the video below to hear some of t...