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Cranberry creations

Cranberry creations

Jacqueleine Liu and Aditi Dixit

December 13, 2019

Four items to make with cranberries

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 ...

Backstage of the fall play “The Marriage”

Backstage of the fall play “The Marriage”

Sarah Young

November 24, 2019

Drama students share what the Drama Department does to prepare for “The Marriage”

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

Exploring methods of transportation that MVHS faculty use to get to school and what they listen to while doing so

Inkbox

Inkbox

Anish Vasudevan and Zara Iqbal

November 23, 2019

The recent rise in popularity of semi-permanent tattoos

Textisms act as communication cues

Textisms act as communication cues

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 offers high quality teas

RareTea offers high quality teas

Charlotte Chui

November 4, 2019

Newly-opened Cupertino branch offers high quality teas