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​

The F-Word: Failure

The F-Word: Failure

Tyler Cho, Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Hannah Lee, Nivedita Menon, and Claire Wen

September 20, 2019

Examining the influence of failure in the MVHS community

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Friendship: A closer look at what friendship can entail

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, Emily Xia, Neysa Singh, Anoop Iyer, and Robert Liu

September 20, 2019

hroughout our lives, our friendships are most likely what make or break our experiences. Our friends are the people we can confide in, the people we enjoy being around and the people we unfortunately take for granted more often than not. The following stories explore the intricacies and the remarkable ...

Warming up

Warming up

Sreya Kumar, Charlotte Chui, Gauri Kaushik, Iman Malik, Ankit Gupta, and Tina Low

April 10, 2019

El Estoque documents how teams and athletes prepare for the big day

Stolen: Theft in Cupertino

Stolen: Theft in Cupertino

April 8, 2019

Known for its top schools, high house prices and the high-tech companies in surrounding areas, Cupertino is often deemed a safe neighborhood. Low crime rates, minimal work for law enforcement. But aside from substance abuse, money-related crimes such as robberies and burglaries are prevalent in the area. The st...