El Estoque

Gatekeeping online communities is counterproductive and hinders the success of those communities

The dangers of gatekeeping

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
Gatekeeping online communities is counterproductive and hinders the success of those communities
Another message from an ASB candidate for a vote

ASB candidates, please stop DMing us

Lance Tong March 17, 2021
Why campaigns DMing people individually is disingenuous
Senators gather to vote during Trump's second impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Image from video

Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment results

Nishat Kazi March 16, 2021
Trump is found not guilty by the Senate after facing legal charges of incitement of insurrection
Graphic by Diya Bahl

All in my head

Diya Bahl March 14, 2021
Confronting the overwhelming thoughts of applying to college
Learning to listen

Learning to listen

Leanna Sun March 13, 2021
Navigating the reality of having differing views from family
Swift's fame is often attributed to men, diminishing her value as a female artist.

Who made Taylor Swift famous?

Gauri Manoj and Mira Wagner March 13, 2021
How recent sexist comments about Taylor Swift demonstrate society’s normalization of misogyny
I gazed out the window that faces me every day.

What am I living for?

Mikaylah Du, Staff Writer March 12, 2021
Reflecting on why I keep going every day
Considering the positives of distance learning - Graphic by Krish Dev

Considering the positives of distance learning

Krish Dev, Opinion Editor March 12, 2021

With the recent announcement that hybrid in-person instruction is beginning on April 19, the era of distance learning seems to be coming to a gradual end. Distance learning had its drawbacks, but just...

Reasons why students might not keep up with the news and why they should

The apathetic student response

Kripa Mayureshwar March 12, 2021
Reasons why students might not keep up with the news and why they should
A bookshelf parallel between the library and my bedroom | Photo by Justin Kim

Ode to libraries

Justin Kim March 8, 2021
How my book-filled room has helped me reminisce about the library environment
My image has all the elements of a perfect Whatsapp good morning message — flowers, a cheesy caption that doesn't make a lot of sense, and fonts that don't match.

Why WhatsApp may be what’s up

Jayanti Jha March 6, 2021
Carry your inner WhatsApp energy no matter which social media platforms you use
The wide variety of students at MVHS would all benefit from more gender inclusive education. Illustration by Mira Wagner

Embracing gender inclusivity in light of “Zoomcoming” court nominations

Mira Wagner, Staff Writer March 6, 2021

n 2020 alone, American society underwent many changes, ranging from an unforeseen pandemic to a high-stakes presidential election. Simultaneously, recent shifts within the LGBTQ+ community were implemented...

Load More Stories