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

Chiran Arumugam

Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer

Chiran Arumugam is currently a senior and a staff writer for El Estoque. In his free time he likes to bake, play the piano, and read books.

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Senior Rokiya Elhak changes her name to Amanda when ordering at coffee shops

Playing the name game

Examining how names and pronunciation play a role in the classroom
Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh
June 4, 2023
From formal suits to sparkly dresses to leaf-like wings, students went all out for prom this year

Prom 2023 lookbook

Taking a look into what students wore to prom
Chiran Arumugam and Aashi Venkat
June 1, 2023
The visa voyage

The visa voyage

MVHS community members share experiences with U.S immigration policy
Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh
April 26, 2023
Speaker Jennifer Cheng describes her experiences with higher education and finding the right career.

Photo by Aditya Shukla | El Estoque

TEDxMV holds its spring speaker event

Guest speakers gave presentations to the MVHS community
Chiran Arumugam and Aditya Shukla
April 18, 2023
Illustration | Chiran Arumugam

Early bird or night owl?

Examining students’ morning and evening routines
Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer
February 24, 2023
Senior Jaebeum Cho used to go by J. Cho to prevent mispronunciations, however after gaining appreciation for his name in recent years he has started going by Jaebeum.

Actually it’s pronounced…

Examining the struggles behind ethnic names in America
Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh
December 27, 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
According a survey of 160 people, 31% of MVHS students wear makeup regularly.

Cover up

Delving into pressures and ways the MVHS community chooses to cover up
MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking

Over the line

MVHS students share their experiences of being caught by anonymous instagram account @mv_badparking
Chiran Arumugam and Vincent Zhao
December 4, 2022
Senior Yash Thapliyal shaves as part of his daily routine.  Photo by Krish Dev

Let it grow

Students and staff share their opinions around shaving
Chiran Arumugam and Krish Dev
November 18, 2022

Homemade Hipster: Banana Smoothie Bowl

Preparing a fun, healthy banana-based dessert
Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer
November 5, 2022
The album cover, a blurry image of Lanez contrasted with bright and dark colors, previews a multitude of emotions showcased throughout the album.

‘Sorry 4 What’ is an unapologetic failure

Although filled with diverse music styles, Tory Lanez’s new album fails to stand out among previous works
Chiran Arumugam and Sameer Maheshwari
October 13, 2022
Targeted advertisements tend to pop up on social media platforms such as Instagram, and typically advertise products the user has shown prior interest in.

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Understanding thoughts behind fashion and social media advertising
Why are consumers fixated on apparel logos?

Why are consumers fixated on apparel logos?

Observing the effects of brand culture on MVHS students
Chiran Arumugam and Samika Bhatkar
October 9, 2022
Student Athletic Senate President Rohin Inani hands out MVHS-themed tattoos and lanyards at the football game.

Student Athletic Senate: Revamped

Looking at how the Athletic Senate changed after COVID-19
Chiran Arumugam, Darpan Singh, and Vincent Zhao
October 3, 2022
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