El Estoque

Creating the connection

Creating the connection

Amrutha Dorai

November 19, 2012

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Overworked by recommendation letters

Overworked by recommendation letters

Jennifer Lee

October 24, 2012

Every night they spend hours hunched behind a glowing computer screen, tapping at the keyboard and reviewing each sentence with the utmost concentration. They’re the image of diligent high school seniors hard at work on their college apps, with one minor exception: they’re a few years too old to...

Are you SIRI-ous? Yemen.

Are you SIRI-ous? Yemen.

Nathan Desai

October 24, 2012

They gather at midnight for their annual ritual. The same group of people crowd around this building year after year to receive their sacred treasure. Some have stayed for days, camping in tents, counting the hours until the relic is unveiled. Crazy cult? More like Apple fanboy. However, at times, wor...

One giant leap for Snooki

One giant leap for Snooki

Nathan Desai

September 26, 2012

People die every day. People are also born every day. Some of these people may be iconic. Some may be Average Joes. However, on Aug. 26, we received quite an exchange for one of America’s heroes. As Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was preparing to leave Earth once again, on...

Taking it to a new dimension

Taking it to a new dimension

Yashashree Pisolkar

September 26, 2012

Junior Nishant Jain was dissecting a human cadaver. He brushed and tapped the glossy surface of the dissection table, maneuvering his way around the organs, muscles and bones. He sliced the first layer of skin with his stylus. No blood, no sweat. Jain successfully dissected the human cadaver — virt...

Separation techniques

Separation techniques

Angela Wang

September 26, 2012

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MULTIMEDIA: Junior Nishant Jain demonstrates new augmented reality application

MULTIMEDIA: Junior Nishant Jain demonstrates new augmented reality application

Yashashree Pisolkar

September 25, 2012

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Welcome back dance to be held Aug. 24

Welcome back dance to be held Aug. 24

Yashashree Pisolkar

August 24, 2012

ASB Leadership will be hosting the Welcome Back dance on Friday, Aug. 24 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the rally court.“We really want this to be a fun experience for everyone since it’s the first dance of the year in which all the grades are welcome,” said ASB President senior Cathy Ang. Ea...

So long, farewell

So long, farewell

Soumya Kurnool

May 23, 2012

It was assistant principal Dennis Plaza's first day on the job at MVHS. He was pushing a cart  through the school, and when a few things fell off, Plaza remembers, he began picking them up, not expecting any help. "In other schools," Plaza said, "you can walk across campus and people will st...

Sexual discourse

Sexual discourse

Karen Feng

April 11, 2012

When freshmen sign up for their mandatory biology class, many of them don’t think that the worksheets and lectures will affect them more than a semester or two down the line. But for many of those same students, the topic of one week of the freshmen biology curriculum may shape the choices they make and the relationships they develop for the ...

Connecting the dots

Connecting the dots

Amrutha Dorai

April 9, 2012

The human brain is an intricate machine. A three-pound, hundred billion-celled machine divided, for the sake of efficiency, into two halves: left and right. The left brain is for logic, memorization and numbers; the right brain for creativity, intuition and empathy.According to English teacher Mik...

A broken childhood

A broken childhood

Akshay Agrawal

March 12, 2012

Before they stopped going on family vacations together, before they stopped eating dinner together, before they stopped singing songs at church together, she thought they were a “picture-perfect family.” The problems started when she, the youngest of three girls, was in fifth grade. Two of he...