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Traffic deaths spike across the US

Traffic deaths spike across the US

Nathan Stevens

March 10, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS

Traffic — it’s an inconvenience that anyone who’s ever been on a drive knows all too well. According to the CDC, it is also the number one cause of death for teenagers in the U.S. aged 12 to 19. However, a 2016 National Safety Council study shows it’s not just teenagers that are getting into ...

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Students and staff share their resolutions for 2017

Nathan Stevens

January 10, 2017


Filed under Around Campus, NEWS

s 2016 comes to a close and the new year begins, many people are taking part in the long-standing tradition of New Year’s resolutions. Scroll down to see how people at MVHS are starting off 2017 with a change for the better. ...

Man on the street: Worst moments of 2016

Man on the street: Worst moments of 2016

Roshan Fernandez

December 3, 2016


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, Culture, OPINION, Videos

ith the holidays almost here, it is hard to believe that 2016 is nearly over and 2017 is just around the corner. Throughout the past year, there have been many groundbreaking moments that could have a huge impact on the future. But, this year has also had its fair share of disappointments, tragedies and letdo...

Homecoming: A change to the year

Homecoming: A change to the year

Becca Zheng

October 9, 2016


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

omecoming: a traditional American high school event dedicated to returning students and incoming freshman, along with a new start to the school year. Each year in October, one week is devoted to different activities revolving around the event, including dance performances, talent shows and the Homec...

Highlights of the 2016 Homecoming rally

Highlights of the 2016 Homecoming rally

Ananya Bhat

October 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, ENTERTAINMENT, Student life

Snapchat Watch the video to view El Estoque's snapchat coverage of the rally. Beginning The rally began with high spirits and energy, with the class of 2017 breaking through the seniors poster, as the seniors do in every rally, and each class performing the classic MVHS “How do you feel...

EE Sport’s Top 10 moments of the Rio Olympics

EE Sport’s Top 10 moments of the Rio Olympics

Amanda Chan

August 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS, Sports Editor's Picks

The fastest man in the world is still the fastest Written by Kalpana Gopalkrishnan Usain Bolt is still the fastest man in the world, and no one is more confident of that than Bolt himself. The world was a little bit scared for Bolt at the beginning of the summer — before the Jamaican Olympic T...

Trend Report: Summer 2016 Recap

Trend Report: Summer 2016 Recap

Jennie Chen

August 22, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Media

Co-reported by Mallika Singh Pokémon Go Popular app On July 6, the iOS and Android app Pokémon Go was released in Australia, New Zealand and America. The location-based virtual reality game quickly climbed up to the top of the app list and garners around 21 to 22 million daily users, according to data from SurveyMonkey. Some features that set it apart ...

Last words: Seniors reflect on their hopes and regrets in high school

Last words: Seniors reflect on their hopes and regrets in high school

Elizabeth Han

June 6, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

Co-reported by Mingjie Zhong and Grace Zhou June 3, 2016. 97 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s a hot and sticky morning under a vivid blue sky. Hundreds of seniors swelter in robes of purple and white, each surrounded by peers and memories from the last four years. For the seniors and audience alike, th...

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

One step at a time: three friends backpack across Europe

Jessica Xing

May 18, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, From the magazine

Co-reported by Ananya Bhat and Jessica Xing  hey’ll start in Ireland. After maybe three days, they’ll move on to France. Then it’s Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Hungary and finally, the Netherlands. At least that’s the plan — for now. For one whole month, seniors Eric Pala, Duncan Levy...

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Powderpuff 2014 Finals Sophomores vs Seniors

Amol Pande

March 16, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The Class of 2014 takes home their second Powderpuff championship On March 14,2014 The Classes of 2014 and 2016 competed in the Powderpuff Finals. These are Highlights from that game. ...

Powderpuff 2014 Finals pre game show

Amol Pande

March 13, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The class of 2014 hopes to reclaim their title, the class of 2016 attempts to claim their first championship. It is official, The final game is between the class of 2014 and the class of 2016. Coming into the game off of a tie the class of 2014 is after their second Powderpuff Championship. Coming i...

Powderpuff 2015 vs 2016 highlights

Amol Pande

March 12, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The Powderpuff game between the Sophomores and Juniors resulted in a tie. The ending of this game was controversial as it resulted in a rematch opposed to the previous tie in which the Seniors were declared winners. The explanation of why this conclusion differed can be found  here The rematch will ...