El Estoque

Meet the students of the annual GSA Panel

Meet the students of the annual GSA Panel

Dhruvika Randad

May 24, 2019

On May 13, the MVHS Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted their weekly Monday lunch meeting to begin preparations for the annual GSA panel presented to Biology and Physiology classes, held on Friday, May 24. Beginning with an introduction, the panelists, who were GSA club members, each introduced t...

Pride for GSA

Pride for GSA

Dhruvika Randad

December 17, 2018

As the first semester comes to an end, the Gender and Sexuality Alliance club concludes the year with satisfaction. From organizing their annual Coming Out Day to partnering with teachers for Q&A panels to showcasing presentations on fundamental topics like allyship, the GSA officer team is proud o...

Step out into sunshine

Step out into sunshine

Dhruvika Randad

October 25, 2018

To celebrate LGBTQ+ awareness and acceptance, MVHS’ Gender Sexuality and Alliance (GSA), held its biggest event of the year: National Coming Out Day. The door, courtesy of the drama department, was garnished with various flags representing different sexualities and genders. The event physically and metaph...

A conversation about The Laramie Project, Drama’s latest production

A conversation about The Laramie Project, Drama’s latest production

Justin Kim

November 13, 2015

In the fall of 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student was brutally beaten and left for dead by two assailants. Shepard died a few days later in the hospital and national media soon crowded around the town of Laramie, Wyoming, where Shepard was murdered, questioning whether the assault...

Ushering in a new tradition: Leadership changes traditionally gendered Homecoming Court

Ushering in a new tradition: Leadership changes traditionally gendered Homecoming Court

Jessica Xing

October 16, 2015

Story by Sneha Gaur and Jessica Xing  On Sept. 14, students poured into room A208, situating themselves next to their friends,  immediately breaking out into friendly chatter as they waited for Monta Vista Gender and Sexuality Alliance's first meeting to start. Among the crowd were Assistant Pr...