El Estoque

The popularity of K-pop and J-pop is increasing worldwide | Photo courtesy of Creative Commons license

Fans of K-pop and J-pop share their passion for music

Minjae Kang December 20, 2020
How MVHS students became interested in the two popular genres
Senior Daniel Kao and his family taking a selfie at the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day.

A twist on tradition

Claire Wen and Vivian Jiang December 17, 2020
Sharing the different ways that MVHS students celebrate winter holidays
Janya Bhaskar poses with a copy of her debut novel

National Novel Writing Month

Anika Sharma December 13, 2020
Exploring the experiences of MVHS student authors

Through the brush stroke

Anna Jerolimov December 7, 2020
Examining the processes of three MVHS visual artists

A COVID celebration

Mikaylah Du, staff writer December 5, 2020
Exploring what MVHS students and their families did for Thanksgiving
Graphic by Kripa Mayureshwar

To Elliot

Anika Sharma December 5, 2020
Reflecting on Elliot Page and my own experiences with Coming Out
Spotify's 2020 wrapped allows students and staff to reflect on their past year in music

All wrapped up

Anushka De, Mikaylah Du, and Shivani Verma December 5, 2020
Discovering the stories behind the songs and artists students and teachers listened to most in 2020
A picture collage of students holding their essential items. // Used with permission

Desk essentials during remote learning

Diya Bahl and Riya Ravuri December 4, 2020
A closer look at students’ most used items

Student skincare routines

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer December 3, 2020
Students discuss their various approaches to skincare
Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Shivani Madhan November 26, 2020
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter
Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

Homemade Hipster: Vegan apple crisp

Justine Ha November 25, 2020
A vegan dessert recipe to make during the 2020 fall holiday season

BTS’s album ‘BE’ stands as the group’s most human gem

Annie Zhang November 24, 2020
The release of BTS’s new self-produced album depicts life in quarantine nostalgically
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