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Dylan and his stars

Dylan and his stars

Om Khandekar and Anjini Venugopal

May 23, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, Main slider, SPORTS

Among towering volleyball players sits 5-year-old Dylan Tagawa. Surrounded by the team’s postgame chatter, he stretches and sits quietly for a few seconds before standing up to make an announcement. The players lower their volume and turn their attention to Dylan, who begins his latest story. “...

African American leaders hold press conference about racially charged incidents at MVHS

African American leaders hold press conference about racially charged incidents at MVHS

ZaZu Lippert

June 14, 2017


Filed under Best of News, Local, Main slider, NEWS, News Editor's Picks, News Multimedia

  [dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommunity activists held a press conference on June 13 at 11 a.m. at the African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) in San Jose regarding racially charged incidents at MVHS. The allegations stated that a group of MVHS students created a “kill list” in an online chat tar...

Beyond the Ballot

Beyond the Ballot

El Estoque Staff

November 2, 2016


Filed under Best of News, Best Packages, FEATURES, Main slider, Multimedia, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGES, NEWS, News Digital, News Editor's Picks, OPINION, Packages, Politics, SPORTS

The election is in a week and it's not all about the presidency. El Estoque explored the election from a national, state and local perspective. Click below to find out about more about the election, from state propositions to the outside influences that affect our vote. [button link="https://elestoque.org/election/election.html" color="defaul...

THE WHISPER OF A DREAM: What the American Dream means to parents, students and teachers

THE WHISPER OF A DREAM: What the American Dream means to parents, students and teachers

Daniel Lin

October 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Main slider, Multimedia, MULTIMEDIA PACKAGES, Special Report Digital

America's roots are deeply engrained in the immigrants that arrived there. From the Pilgrims' first landing in the 17th century to the plight of the Irish peoples in the mid-19th century, the movement of foreigners to the United States plays an invaluable role in American identity. Today, the spirit...

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Football: Matadors lose the Helmet in upset by Cupertino HS

Sharjeel Rahman

September 26, 2016


Filed under Best of Sports, Fall Sports, Football, Game of the Week, Game Reviews, Main slider, SPORTS

Correction (Sept. 26): A previous version of this story incorrectly said that senior Pranad Reddy threw the 70-yard pass to junior Bob Entezar. MVHS was still on the field after the game, with tears and sweat on their faces as they sat in their post-game huddle. As the shock of getting their thi...

Muslims living the aftereffects of 9/11

Muslims living the aftereffects of 9/11

Avni Prasad

September 11, 2016


Filed under Main slider, National, NEWS

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]unior Razi Mahmood was one and a half years old when the infamous attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 occurred. All he knows of the immediate aftermath of 9/11 is from the stories he hears, and one in particular still stands out to him: Mahmood’s two older sisters were walking back from school. The...