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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

Shannon Yu

Shannon Yu, Staff Writer

Shannon Yu is a sophomore and staff writer with El Estoque. She loves playing volleyball and piano. At night, she watches true crime psychological thrillers until she is unable to fall asleep. She should probably stop that habit.

All content by Shannon Yu
Main Street magic

Main Street magic

Students and staff share their experiences and opinions on Main St. Cupertino
Isabelle Kok, Shannon Yu, and Ellie Wang
June 1, 2024
Illustration | Ellie Wang

2D body, 1D personality

Female anime characters are sexualized and dimensionless in a male-dominated genre
Shannon Yu
May 20, 2024
Beyond the birds and the bees

Beyond the birds and the bees

Period education should happen in elementary school
Anika Bhandarkar and Shannon Yu
April 15, 2024
Abha Dash (12) was photographed before and after using a Snapchat beauty filter. The filter whitened not only her clothes and surroundings, but her facial features, as well.

the AIssue

Students must be equipped with skills to face AI’s inherent biases
Shannon Yu and Kalyani Puthenpurayil
March 10, 2024
Seniors Yanwei Zhou, Ekom Mann, Anika Manjesh and Darya Pereverzeva (left to right) pose together while Coach Andrew Pappas stands proudly behind them.

Teamed-up takedowns

The MVHS Wrestling Team finds strength in teamwork in a primarily solo sport
Shannon Yu and Arjun Dhruv
January 28, 2024
“Center” of attention

“Center” of attention

Soccer players reflect on overlooked defensive positions
Shannon Yu
December 1, 2023
Fighting spirit

Fighting spirit

Exploring Darya Pereverzeva's journey as a combat sport athlete
Shannon Yu
November 27, 2023
8 periods

8 periods

Exploring the pros, cons, and processes of implementing an alternative schedule
Stella Petzova, Ellie Wang, and Shannon Yu
November 2, 2023
Senior and strong safety Hamza Moharram moves for a tackle in synchrony with senior and defensive end Nathan Diaz.

Photo by Shannon Yu

Varsity Football defeats Lynbrook High School 44-6

Matadors put pressure on LHS at the Vikings’ Homecoming game
Ellie Wang and Shannon Yu
October 26, 2023
FUHSD parents Rosario Rivera and Claudia Camacho listen to a live Spanish translation during the Boards Sept. 19 pre-mapping public hearing.

Facing north

Exploring how transitioning to By-Trustee-Area elections will affect FUHSD in North Sunnyvale
Giljoon Lee, Shannon Yu, Ellie Wang, and Alyssa Yang
September 30, 2023
CAL Fires department utilizes its Grant Ranch Vegetation Management Project (VMP) for vegetation management and mitigation. Photo courtesy of Kara Capaldo | Used with Permission

Through the haze and the flames

Examining the national wildfire crisis
Jason Chu and Shannon Yu
September 24, 2023
FUHSD is currently working to combat the misuse of AI tools in the classroom.

Changing Education with ChatGPT

Exploring changes in AI regulations in education for the 2023-24 school year
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