El Estoque

Picturing the future

Picturing the future

Sarah Young, Graphic's Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Briefs, Student life

With the school year in full swing, Photography Club is making efforts to draw in more club members and have consistent attendance. The president, senior Pallavi Komma, wants to make this year better than the last by adding more photo booths and contests. Senior and head of PR Caleb Siow and co-adviser...

What’s the tea?

What’s the tea?

Ruth Feng

September 27, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Twitter slang as explained by students

Splash of Green

Splash of Green

Robert Liu

September 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

s a year-round staple in California, avocados are a versatile fruit that can serve a variety of purposes. Not only do they add a pleasant, creamy kick to any recipe, avocados also boast high concentrations of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, making them a healthy addition. Here are a few ways to mak...

Dear Feminism,

Dear Feminism,

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

September 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Uncategorized

Dear Feminism, I remember the first time we met like it was yesterday, only I didn’t know your name or what you stood for at the time. I apologize on behalf of my third grade self, as I wasn’t (and still am not) the most observant person. I do remember sitting in class, happily reading in the corner,...

A foreign melody

A foreign melody

Alyssa Hui and Jahan Razavi

September 26, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine, Print entertainment

ue Vida La Mia.” “La vie du bon côté.” “Ai wo bie zou.” These are just a sample of songs that can be heard through the walls of world language classrooms. Despite the differences between the languages, one thing they share is music. Many language teachers teach their students different so...

Game face

Game face

Andrea Perng and Jahan Razavi

September 23, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

If one were to walk by room E102, they would hear video game effects and cheering. MV Smash Club held its first tournament on Thursday, Sept. 14, where students from all grades met to test their Super Smash Bros skills against others. As students trickled in, officers brought out more consoles for d...

Stripped down: fast fashion’s impact

Stripped down: fast fashion’s impact

Sara Entezar, Design Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Fashion, Lifestyle, Student life

With a seemingly endless cycle of what’s considered ‘fashionable,’ the demand for new trends is at an all time high, McKinsey&Company studies. With high-waisted short after off-shoulder top after fishnet tights, clothing industries are pressured to formulate a method to accommodate demands at a r...

Loosen up: tips on de-stressing during the school year

Loosen up: tips on de-stressing during the school year

Elena Khan and Emily Xia

September 5, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

ith school starting, tests will start to monopolize schedules and peaceful hours of sleep may be replaced with painful all-nighters. Although stress is inevitable, integrating these easy and quick tips into your daily routine can help you break unhealthy habits. Read the story here.  ...

The Fortnite craze

The Fortnite craze

Robert Liu and Jahan Razavi

September 2, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

Being one of the most popular video games of 2018 according to The Verge, Fortnite has taken the MVHS campus by storm, becoming a popular pastime for teachers and students alike. In the game, players are able to participate in a 100-player battle royale, a genre that cultivates exploration and scavenging with...

Highlights of the 2018 Welcome Back Rally

Highlights of the 2018 Welcome Back Rally

Hannah Lee

September 1, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Relive the first rally of the year

Evolution of the Welcome Back Dance

Evolution of the Welcome Back Dance

Alyssa Hui and Rucha Soman

September 1, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT

The spirit of the dance changes over time