El Estoque

Keep the dream alive

Keep the dream alive

Jai Uparkar and Swara Tewari

February 11, 2020

Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded

Tesla’s Technology Update

Tesla’s Technology Update

Devin Gupta

December 16, 2019

Electric car manufacturer released a new software update for their electric cars including self-park, Spotify, Netflix, and arcade games

The impeachment inquiry: House Judiciary Committee passes two articles against President Donald Trump

The impeachment inquiry: House Judiciary Committee passes two articles against President Donald Trump

Swara Tewari and Emily Xia

December 16, 2019

A look into the process leading up to the accusations made against President Trump

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...

Stories of the Affected: Local perspectives of the 2019 government shutdown

Stories of the Affected: Local perspectives of the 2019 government shutdown

Sunjin Chang and Lakshanyaa Ganesh

February 6, 2019

For the past month, around 800,000 federal employees did not receive payment for their government jobs or government-funded work, according to John Fritze of USA Today in an interview with Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy. The services that the nation takes for granted became increasingly harder to access a...

As the smoke settles: MVHS’s responses to CampFire

As the smoke settles: MVHS’s responses to CampFire

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...

Democracy Through a Screen: Exploring the ways social media has changed US politics

Democracy Through a Screen: Exploring the ways social media has changed US politics

Ruth Feng and Lakshanyaa Ganesh

November 21, 2018

aylor Swift superfan senior Risha Baxi was having a normal Monday morning on Oct. 29 until her friend sent her a text message ending with a string of exclamation points. Swift had reposted Baxi’s parents on her Instagram story. The previous day, her parents had headed to the polls to cast their votes for the lo...