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The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

Vivian Jiang

Vivian Jiang, Entertainment and Business Editor

Vivian is currently a senior and an entertainment and business editor for El Estoque. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her dog, watching cheesy rom-coms, hanging out with her friends and traveling. Her dream is to travel the world once she's older.

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Singing Valentines: Quarantine Edition

Singing Valentines: Quarantine Edition

MVHS Choir revises their Valentine’s Day tradition
Vivian Jiang and Claire Wen
February 14, 2021
Love is in the air

Love is in the air

Exploring romance in the MVHS community through different facets
Senior Daniel Kao and his family taking a selfie at the dinner table on Thanksgiving Day.

A twist on tradition

Sharing the different ways that MVHS students celebrate winter holidays
Claire Wen and Vivian Jiang
December 17, 2020
Poster art from Over the Moon showcases the films animation style and elements from the plot.

‘Over the Moon,’ shines in its graphics, soundtrack and storytelling

The visually stunning musical adventure, starring MV alumnae Cathy Ang, takes a modern twist on a traditional Chinese legend
Vivian Jiang
October 28, 2020
An offical movie poster for the Disney live-action version of Mulan.

Live action ‘Mulan’ is visually stunning and historically accurate, but lacks charm and focus

A fair stab at retelling the historical legend, but fails to meet expectations on-screen and sufficient Asian representation off-screen
Vivian Jiang
September 25, 2020
Showcasing the top hits  of movies, shows, and songs over quarantine.

Top Hits: Summer 2020

What people watched and listened to this summer
Vivian Jiang
September 25, 2020
The promotion photo for the concert. Photo from @studentcovidreliefconcert on Instagram

Student-run COVID-19 Relief Fund Concert

MVHS students organize a concert to fundraise for Feeding America
Anjali Singh and Vivian Jiang
July 25, 2020
Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

Lady Gaga’s most genuine album yet

“Chromatica” takes listeners on a personal journey to another world
Vivian Jiang and Leanna Sun
June 8, 2020
Saviors of Humanity

Saviors of Humanity

Recognizing the people who are working to keep the world going
Senior Noah Rizk and teammates jog back after Rizk scores his second goal. Photo by Collin Qian

Boys Soccer: The Matadors win against Saratoga HS 4-0

MVHS blows past Saratoga maintaining its playoffs hopes
Collin Qian and Vivian Jiang
February 6, 2020
Junior Sylvana Northrop reacts to the impossible burger.

Students react to the Impossible Burger

Meat-eaters, vegetarians and vegans review the meat-alternative burger
Vivian Jiang and Shivani Gupta
January 20, 2020
Switching Sides

Switching Sides

Exploring how certain MVHS athletes handle playing different sports
Dessert Detectives: Jin’s Bakery

Dessert Detectives: Jin’s Bakery

Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
Shreshta Ranganathan and Vivian Jiang
November 24, 2019
Our cultures in food

Our cultures in food

Exploring the cultural significance of Asian food and its representation in America
The Class of 2020 performs one of their dances for their skit.

Homecoming 2019: Behind the scenes

A backstage exploration into the preparations of each class
The Class of 2021 performs their first dance of the skit with girls dressed as The Fireside Girls from Phineas and Ferb.

Homecoming Skits 2019

Cartoon themes emerge through class skits during Homecoming week
A scene from the new movie Abominable from DreamWorks Animation.

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans
Vivian Jiang
October 9, 2019
Members make up a dramatic fight scene on the spot in a certain film style for another improv activity called “Styles Replay.” Photo by Vivian Jiang

Improv Club: Embracing Creativity

Officers lead improv games and share their goals for the year at the club's first meeting
Vivian Jiang
September 27, 2019
A group of employees play video games while being filmed.

Behind the controller

How students and faculty at MVHS use and perceive video games​
A stack of folders containing all of junior Casey Bogdans original songs.

A musical star in the making

A feature on an MVHS junior’s journey through music creation and performance
Shivani Gupta and Vivian Jiang
September 22, 2019
Decor Dilemma: Exploring the ideas teachers have for designing their classrooms

Decor Dilemma: Exploring the ideas teachers have for designing their classrooms

Teachers begin redesigning their classrooms for the new school year
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