El Estoque



Delving into the nuances of reconnection
A picture of my mother, Santwona Behera

Dear Mom

Aashi Venkat September 24, 2021
A letter of gratitude to my mother
A graphic of a whale shark, a type of shark that is native to Cancun and completely harmless to humans

Living a lie

Kripa Mayureshwar September 21, 2021
Examining the reasons why I used to lie about everything
Body goals

“Body goals”

Geethikaa Tarra September 21, 2021
Examining the toxicity behind using the phrase “body goals"
Junior Aria Agarwal takes a nap on the floor during lunch break after getting 5 hours of sleep the night before.

“I only got 4 hours of sleep”

Jiya Singh September 18, 2021

“I only got 4 hours of sleep last night.”  Beginning first period with the discussion of late bedtimes and exhaustion is just another typical morning conversation starter for many MVHS students....

Graphic | Sophia Ma

Forgiveness that comes from a snack

Sophia Ma September 18, 2021
Reflecting on the change in a parent’s role from child to child

Everyone is perfect (except me)

Anika Sharma September 18, 2021
Explaining my struggles with insecurity
X1 was the other group impacted by immediately disbanded after the confirmation of rigged voting in Produce X 101. Visual by Priscilla Cho

Is ‘Girls Planet 999’ rigged or reality?

Angela Zhang and Priscilla Cho September 18, 2021
Unpacking controversies surrounding Korean idol survival shows
Reflecting on the Run, Hide, Defend drills

Reflecting on the Run, Hide, Defend drills

Lillian Wang September 18, 2021
Using humor as a coping mechanism for school violence
Metamorphosis — the process of transformation from an immature form to an adult form

Letting go of my inner child

Mikaylah Du, Graphics Editor September 3, 2021
What my fear of growing up has taught me about change
An interactive graphic made with Flourish that displays sex and HIV education mandates in the U.S.

Expanding sex education

Shivani Madhan September 3, 2021
Examining sex education at MVHS in comparison to schools nationwide
Denouncing the political hegemony that currently dominates America | Graphic by Sophia Ma

Stop politicizing apolitical issues

Melody Cui August 27, 2021
Denouncing the political hegemony that currently dominates America
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