El Estoque

Behind the controller

Behind the controller

Shivani Gupta, Leanna Sun, Vivian Jiang, Shreshta Ranganathan, Alyssa Hui, and Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​

MVHS community’s podcast picks

MVHS community’s podcast picks

Anish Vasudevan

September 23, 2019

Members of MVHS share their favorite podcasts

A musical star in the making

A musical star in the making

Shivani Gupta and Vivian Jiang

September 22, 2019

A feature on an MVHS junior’s journey through music creation and performance

Love, Taylor: A review of new album “Lover”

Love, Taylor: A review of new album “Lover”

Emily Xia

September 10, 2019

Taylor Swift’s new album serves as a throwback for listeners

Priyanka Chopra Jonas problematically expresses support for Indian Army as UNICEF Ambassador

Priyanka Chopra Jonas problematically expresses support for Indian Army as UNICEF Ambassador

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor

September 8, 2019

Why I was disappointed to find the actress approving of the war between Pakistan and India

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” season three could do better

13 reasons why “13 Reasons Why” season three could do better

Leanna Sun

September 4, 2019

How this show poorly represented high school culture by tackling aspects of various different social issues

Welcome Back Rally 2019

Welcome Back Rally 2019

Justine Ha and Shreshta Ranganathan

September 2, 2019

A photo compilation of the rally featuring class spirit, performances and games

Returning to the disco

Returning to the disco

Ayah Ali-Ahmad

August 25, 2019

The Welcome Back Dance draws in students and local businesses

Puppy Profile

Puppy Profile

Ankit Gupta and Anish Vasudevan

May 24, 2019

While scrolling through the explore page on Instagram, one is bound to find dog accounts flooding one’s stream. At MVHS, some students and faculty contribute to this craze of dedicating social media accounts to their pets, while others actively avoid it. Science teacher Kenneth Gan was introduced t...

Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte

Homemade Hipster: Strawberry Matcha Latte

Charlotte Chui

May 22, 2019

Layers of fresh, syrupy strawberries, creamy milk and matcha. At the bottom of the cup are chewy tapioca pearls, often dubbed boba. While boba is commonly paired with milk tea or fruit teas, a variety of drink options lets boba enthusiasts customize to their own tastes. Watch the video below to try a...