El Estoque

Homestead HS social media threat

Homestead HS social media threat

Jayanti Jha and Jefferson Le

October 16, 2019

Fremont Union High School District (FUHSD) Superintendent Polly Bove sent an email on Sept. 19 regarding a threat a Homestead HS student had received on social media from a current San Jose State University (SJSU) student. After the student notified HHS administration, admin members contacted Sunnyva...

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Hannah Lee, Shuvi Jha, and Stuti Upadhyay

October 15, 2019

Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing

Protesters demonstrate outside Representative Ro Khanna’s town hall meeting

Protesters demonstrate outside Representative Ro Khanna’s town hall meeting

Iman Malik and Swara Tewari

October 12, 2019

Members of the Hindu community protest Khanna’s alleged anti-Hindu and anti-Gandhi ideas expressed in Twitter response

Measure CC in effect

Measure CC in effect

Shivani Gupta, Aditi Dixit, Leanna Sun, Sreya Kumar, Charlotte Chui, and Zara Iqbal

August 30, 2019

How bond funds are being used for construction throughout the district

Leo Club volunteers at 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Leo Club volunteers at 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival

Charlotte Chui

April 29, 2019

n Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28, Cupertino residents enjoyed a weekend of festivities at the 36th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which honors the friendly relationship between Cupertino and its sister city, Toyokawa, located in Japan. Running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, the event was host...

The Foundation

The Foundation

Rana Aghababazadeh

April 12, 2019

The Foundation t the dawn of senior year and constantly throughout the college application process, many seniors use Naviance to estimate their chances of getting into a college. This scavenging often consists of zooming in on scatter plots that show results of decisions from previous years. But th...

Q&A: Interact’s Paw-llywood Annual Benefit Dinner

Q&A: Interact’s Paw-llywood Annual Benefit Dinner

Shivani Gupta, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Interact’s Area 12 held its annual benefit dinner to raise funds for its latest international project, the economic crisis in Venezuela on Saturday, March 6. What is international night? MVHS Interact International Project Committee co-chair and junior David Hui: International night is a benef...

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Lakshanyaa Ganesh, Oishee Misra, and Laasya Koduru

March 13, 2019

ilicon Valley is a community that seems to share little in common with other parts of the country and world. Yet when it comes to climate change, it is not exempt from its reaches. The multi-year drought plaguing California is a prime example, with the reduction in crop production, increase in water b...

As the smoke settles

As the smoke settles

Lakshanyaa Ganesh

December 17, 2018

n Nov. 8, chemistry and AVID teacher Elizabeth McCracken’s daughter Samara McCracken and her boyfriend were two of thousands of people affected by one of the deadliest wildfires in American history: Camp Fire. While Samara and her boyfriend Kevin live in Quincy, Calif., and weren’t in severe dan...