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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Jillian Ju

Jillian Ju, Staff Writer

Jillian Ju is a sophomore and staff writer for El Estoque. In their free time, they enjoy writing about complicated people in cars, collecting earrings, and lying down.

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“Argylle” features numerous superstars and celebrities, but none fulfill expectations

“Argylle” laughably fails its own mission

Matthew Vaughn’s creation proves to be too dysfunctional to be redeemed by its over-the-top comedy
Jillian Ju and Benjamin Zhang
February 6, 2024
Idols are debuting in the K-pop industry at as young as 13 years old, causing controversy among fans and critics alike. Photo Illustration | Ellie Wang

Minor concerns

Minors debuting in K-pop raise concerns among MVHS community
Jillian Ju and Ellie Wang
January 23, 2024
The facade of Tong Suis Sunnyvale location.

Dessert Detectives: Tong Sui

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Isabelle Kok and Jillian Ju
January 18, 2024
Indie artist Melanie Martinezs latest perfume is selling for $275, sparking outrage in fans who cant afford the steep price tag.

The total package

Exploring the relationship between musical artists, their fanbase and their merch
Jillian Ju
December 6, 2023

Bad art and the room to improve

Exploring what it means to make “bad art”
Jillian Ju and Giljoon Lee
December 2, 2023
Nathan Liu playing baseball when he was younger. | Photo courtesy of Nathan Liu

More than skin-deep

Exploring senior Nathan Liu's experiences with and beyond eczema
Jillian Ju and Varun Singh
November 1, 2023
Alumni at the reunion talking with each other at a table.

Party like it’s ’73

Looking back at the MVHS class of 1973’s 50th reunion
Jillian Ju and Mihir Vishwarupe
October 19, 2023
Examining how the word has strayed from its intended meaning


Exploring how the word "woke" has changed over time
Jillian Ju, Staff Writer
September 29, 2023
The switch from the traditional paper SAT and PSAT exams to online has some students uneasy about possible technical difficulties.

Testing the digital divide

Examining how changes to the PSAT and SAT will affect MVHS
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