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

Alan Tai

Alan Tai, Staff Writer

Alan is currently a sophomore and a Staff Writer for El Estoque. He is an active member of MV Speech & Debate and various technology-related organizations. In his free time, he enjoys gaming and scouring the internet for random topics that pique his interest.

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AI art has raised fears of human artists being replaced by machines.

A thin line

Exploring student and staff perspectives on artificial intelligence art
Mikaylah Du, Alan Tai, and Lillian Wang
March 12, 2023
A look at lockdowns

A look at lockdowns

With gun violence on the rise, students and staff reflect on active shooter drills
Alan Tai
February 14, 2023
The MVHS team celebrates and poses for a photo after winning the game. Photo by Brandon Xu

Boys Soccer beats Milpitas High School 3-2 in an intense game

Matadors crush the MHS comeback with a goal in the last five minutes of the game
Pranati Kotamraju, Alan Tai, and Brandon Xu
January 29, 2023
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
starting fresh

starting fresh

sharing teachers’ first experiences at MVHS
Alan Tai and Eric Zhou
November 12, 2022
A collage of images depicting Faezan Hussain, John Swensson and William Lai from left to right. Photos courtesy of Faezan Hussain, John Swensson and William Lai | Used with permission

American heroes

Discovering how military service has influenced the lives of local residents
Alan Tai and Eric Zhou
November 11, 2022
MVHS alum 21 Oishee Misra sits in her dorm

Moving in

Exploring how former MVHS students experience dorm culture
Alan Tai
October 13, 2022
Fred Dentinger and Shawn Ells wait for customers for their garage sale.

Stories behind the Cupertino Garage Sale

Examining the items that Cupertino residents are parting ways with
Alan Tai and Alyssa Yang
October 3, 2022
Matadors at Work

Matadors at Work

Students share new jobs they’ve picked up over the summer
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