El Estoque

Intellectual elitism

The hyperfocus on political correctness among the MVHS community hinders productive discussion.
The hyperfocus on political correctness among the MVHS community hinders productive discussion
January 17, 2021
The hyperfocus on political correctness among the MVHS community hinders productive discussion

Aren’t you going to tell me?

Aren’t you going to tell me?
My frustration with being identified by my ethnicity rather than individuality
January 17, 2021
My frustration with being identified by my ethnicity rather than individuality

Vacationing during a pandemic

Senior Sophia Chen and her friends enjoy a socially distanced birthday party. Photo by Sophia Chen // Used with permission
Students share their opinions about traveling during quarantine
January 16, 2021
Students share their opinions about traveling during quarantine

Fantasy vs. Reality

Books that I've read throughout my childhood. Photo by Sophia Chen
How my romanticization of book characters led me to set unrealistic expectations
January 8, 2021
How my romanticization of book characters led me to set unrealistic expectations

2020 Year in review

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Reflecting on the events of 2020
January 5, 2021
Reflecting on the events of 2020

What’s in store for Biden and Harris

What’s in store for Biden and Harris
Taking a look at the plans for the next four years under the Biden administration
December 22, 2020

The next four years will be a time for pivotal change. With President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris preparing for their formal inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021, there are several...

Va-MINE-a

Va-MINE-a
Examining how sex education curriculum neglects to discuss female masturbation
December 16, 2020
Examining how sex education curriculum neglects to discuss female masturbation

Let’s denounce KAM

Advocating to use more meaningful rhetoric as opposed to inflammatory phrases such as “Kill All Men”
Advocating to use more meaningful rhetoric as opposed to inflammatory phrases such as “Kill All Men”
December 16, 2020
Advocating to use more meaningful rhetoric as opposed to inflammatory phrases such as “Kill All Men”

Game-changing therapy

Game-changing therapy
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community
December 16, 2020
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community

Recycle, reduce, reuse BournVita jars

recycling
How I dealt with a bout of eco-grief
December 16, 2020
How I dealt with a bout of eco-grief

Asian American representation in politics

A portrait of Congressman Dalip Singh Saund standing in the balcony of the Cannon Rotunda
Examining the milestones of Asian American involvement in government
December 5, 2020
Examining the milestones of Asian American involvement in government

Dear Peanutbutter

Dear Peanutbutter
Debating the benefits of owning a dog or cat
December 5, 2020
Debating the benefits of owning a dog or cat
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