El Estoque

Getting tingles

Getting tingles

Claire Chang and Collin Qian

October 26, 2018


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Putting positivity into practice

Putting positivity into practice

Charlotte Chui and Iman Malik

October 25, 2018


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Exploring how people incorporate positivity in their daily life

Psychics be crazy: my experience with a psychic reading

Psychics be crazy: my experience with a psychic reading

Claire Chang

October 24, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, From the magazine

"This is not just some random dream." This is what Star Torus, a psychic from the website AskNow, told me over the phone. In my recurring dream, I am young, with my childhood nanny and brother, all upstairs. A violent hog, able to open doors but not climb stairs, opens our front door and stands at ...

Dreamscape

Annie Zhang and Laasya Koduru

October 24, 2018


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CHEMISTRY TEACHER MIA ONODERA Chemistry teacher Mrs. Onodera describes her dream — she is running around in a disorderly frenzy trying to locate her runaway son. While doing so, she runs into a colleague who wants to watch the game together. Upon agreement, Onodera promptly sits down to watch but ...

Living the dream

Living the dream

Jai Uparkar and Tyler Cho

October 24, 2018


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ruising along the streets of San Francisco, she lazily shifted her gaze to the passenger window. Glancing up, her eyes widened as she stared, transfixed, Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” twinkling back at her in the sky. Smirking to herself in hopefulness, she reached towards her arm and pulled her sk...

Dream Theory

Dream Theory

Roshan Fernandez and Sarah Young

October 24, 2018


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hen she found herself wondering whether her relationship was healthy, whether there would be a future, she turned to an unlikely source for guidance: her dreams. “I asked [myself] when I was asleep, ‘Dreaming mind, show me what I need to know about this situation.’ And then in the dream, my boyfri...

Playing the Erhu

Playing the Erhu

Jai Uparkar and Tyler Cho

October 24, 2018


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he erhu, a two-stringed musical instrument which is more commonly known as the Chinese violin, was created during the Tang Dynasty (618-907 C.E.). Considered one of the most popular Chinese musical instrument, the erhu is played with a bamboo and horsehair bow, a small sound box with a long upright neck...

A new chapter

A new chapter

Swara Tewari, Features editor

October 21, 2018


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Exploring a student’s experience with moving and her outlook on her short time at MVHS

For the love of cats

For the love of cats

Sarah Young, Graphics Editor

October 21, 2018


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Junior Audrey Cui has come a long way from doodling on walls as a child. She has just finished her two to three year ongoing project, a catlendar (cat calendar). Cui drew a unique cat image for every month, using Copic pens (alcohol-based markers) and coloring pencils. The cat-themed calendar origina...

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Ruth Feng and Shuvi Jha

October 20, 2018


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Examining the issue from student, alumni and administration perspectives