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

Shuvi Jha

Shuvi Jha, Managing Editor

Shuvi Jha is the Managing Editor of El Estoque. She enjoys watching foreign TV, re-reading Harry Potter and conversing about social justice/feminism.

All content by Shuvi Jha
A student’s role in COVID-19 relief

A student’s role in COVID-19 relief

Exploring how students can help with the virus’s impacts
April 20, 2020
Saviors of Humanity

Saviors of Humanity

Recognizing the people who are working to keep the world going
April 10, 2020
The band aid solution

The band aid solution

MVHS administration, staff, students and parents should change ineffective procedures that attempt to assist with academic and emotional well-being
March 11, 2020
Firefighters join together to combat the Australian wildfires that have ravaged the nation since late July 2019.

Australian wildfires: Lack of media attention demonstrates global apathy

Exploring the media coverage of the Australian wildfires
February 5, 2020
Reactions to Tragedy

Reactions to Tragedy

January 29, 2020

Apathy at MVHS

Exploring students' views on the definitions of apathy and what it means to be apathetic.
January 29, 2020
The El Estoque staff celebrates the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District on Feb. 24, 2019.

Honoring the First Amendment

Why the free press should be extended to all student journalists nationally
January 28, 2020
Recalling the best and worst of 2019

Recalling the best and worst of 2019

Looking back at the best and worst moments of 2019
January 10, 2020
Lessons From Around the World

Lessons From Around the World

Exploring the differences in policies and systems between the U.S. and foreign countries
December 19, 2019
Not so easy: being a feminist in todays age

Not so easy: being a feminist in today’s age

How overused platitudes of empowerment oversimplify the feminist movement
November 24, 2019
ACT superscore invokes mixed reactions in MVHS community

ACT superscore invokes mixed reactions in MVHS community

MVHS community reacts to the new superscore policy starting September 2020
November 20, 2019
Opting Out

Opting Out

FUHSD officials, teachers and students explain the process of opting out of school curriculum as well as their thoughts on it
November 15, 2019
Graphic by Sarah Young

Fighting for Rights

Exploring community members' struggles to assert their rights
November 15, 2019
Art Club officers share plans to pursue art beyond high school

Art Club officers share plans to pursue art beyond high school

Exploring Art Club officers’ post-high school plans
October 27, 2019
Dangers of the Web

Dangers of the Web

Exploring the different facets of cybersecurity
October 18, 2019
Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Former judge in Brock Turner case getting hired as LHS JV tennis coach causes national stir

Community members reflect on former judge Aaron Persky's hire and consequent firing
October 15, 2019
The year of gold: Celebrating MVHS 50th anniversary

The year of gold: Celebrating MVHS’ 50th anniversary

Exploring multiple facets of MVHS culture in honor of its 50th anniversary
September 27, 2019
Birthright: an exploration of political autonomy

Birthright: an exploration of political autonomy

Exploring the roots of political autonomy in recent times
September 20, 2019
Recalling major news events from Summer 2019

Recalling major news events from Summer 2019

Exploring students’ reactions to summer news events
August 25, 2019

Title IX in MVHS

How this 1972 bill affects MVHS teachers and students
May 27, 2019
The S-word: the prevalence of slut shaming at MVHS

The S-word: the prevalence of slut shaming at MVHS

Women address slut-shaming in their lives
April 12, 2019
BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

Contestants see if they can handle the heat
March 14, 2019
Test Your Knowledge

Test Your Knowledge

February 16, 2019
Silenced

Silenced

February 16, 2019
Global Voices

Global Voices

February 16, 2019
Hear Us: the reporters

Hear Us: the reporters

February 16, 2019
Finding his voice

Finding his voice

February 9, 2019
Powers out

Power’s out

January 23, 2019

Indian-American Student Association (IASA) kicks off Spotlite

IASA members and officers recall their favorite Spotlite memories and discuss preparations
December 9, 2018
Tainted Histories

Tainted Histories

November 21, 2018
Club members listen as Bite Clubs officers give a presentation on the nutritional value of candy apples.

A fall treat

November 21, 2018
The Inner-workings

The Inner-workings

November 21, 2018
The artists around us

The artists around us

October 26, 2018
Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Administrator comment causes stir at MVHS

Examining the issue from student, alumni and administration perspectives
October 20, 2018

A new role

Principal Ben Clausnitzer shares his short-term and long-term goals to improve MVHS
October 15, 2018
On the money

On the money

September 24, 2018
A change of pace at ROTB

A change of pace at ROTB

Administration discuss the reason behind the absence of counselors at ROTB
August 27, 2018
Beyond the binary

Beyond the binary

May 26, 2018
Behind the desk

Behind the desk

Seniors discuss how classroom experiences have shaped them
May 23, 2018
Practice makes perfect: analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance

Practice makes perfect: analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance

Analyzing the importance of daily sports practice attendance
April 11, 2018
Deciphering Feminism

Deciphering Feminism

January 29, 2018
ILLUSTRATION | PRIYA REDDY

Fear Me Not

September 13, 2017
A change in routine

A change in routine

August 26, 2017
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