The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Unlearning preconceived beliefs about gender biases is the first step towards dismantling these stereotypes.

“The golden son”

How gender biases in Asian culture affect MVHS community members
Sarah Liu
December 22, 2022
An inside scoop: Broadway star Derek Klena is currently ranked 5th on my list.

The 101 loves of my life

Revealing the reasons behind my long list of celebrity men
Jiya Singh
December 21, 2022
According to the New York Times, the top destinations for Californians leaving were Texas, Arizona, Nevada, Washington and Oregon.

Leaving CA

Exploring why some students want to leave the state they call home
Alan Tai
December 21, 2022
Raahul Srinivasan and Sumita Sami laugh at each other during a photoshoot on their wedding day.

The Art of Matchmaking

Examining how the perception of arranged marriage has shifted from the past to present
Meggie Chen and Tvisha Gupta
December 21, 2022
Far but close

Far but close

Exploring how my relationship with my sister evolved
Arjun Dhruv, Staff Writer
December 20, 2022
Senior Aneesha Sinha places a star on the Christmas Tree, a tradition common amongst many families in America.

Has Santa stolen Christmas from Baby Jesus?

Exploring the religious significance of Christmas to students at MVHS
Darpan Singh and Vincent Zhao
December 20, 2022
Fans often tend to idolize their favorite celebrities, like Taylor Swift or Ye. Graphic by Sonia Verma

Taylor or God?

Why we need to stop idolizing celebrities
Pranati Kotamraju and Gauri Manoj
December 16, 2022
Graphic | Gauri Manoj

My could-have-been name

Exploring the value in a name
Gauri Manoj
December 16, 2022
Technology mania

Technology mania

Coming to terms with the widespread internet addiction surrounding our lives
Mihir Vishwarupe
December 14, 2022
Back to home

Back to home

A story of how my relationship with my dad grew.
Eshika Tiwari
December 14, 2022
Salma Rezeik puts on makeup in a scene of Elhaks film Absentia, where Elhak uses clip overlap to characterize the subjects mind racing.

You can study that?

Students and alumni share their opinions on stigmas around certain college majors
Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer
December 13, 2022
Photo by Jen Theodore | Used with permission (Unsplash)

Senioritis: resisting the urge to do nothing

Exploring my lack of motivation due to burnout and college apps
Alex Zhang, Staff Writer
December 10, 2022
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