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

Two players cooperate in a football video game as an experimental form of therapy.

Game-changing therapy

Brian Xu December 16, 2020
Understanding therapist Monet Goldman’s unique approach to mental health in the video gaming community
The art of stanning: Exploring the intricacies of a new wave of fan culture

The art of stanning: Exploring the intricacies of a new wave of fan culture

Sreya Kumar and Lakshanyaa Ganesh May 23, 2019

Stan. The term originated from rapper Eminem’s 2000 hit of the same name, merging the words “stalker” and “fan”. It has quickly evolved into a label young fans on social media proudly use,...

Graphic by Emily Xia

Sweet Addiction: What it’s like being addicted to sodas

Emily Xia, Jasmine Lee, and Claire Yang May 17, 2018
The influences of sodas and stories of attachment to them
Smoky effects: the impacts of drug use

Smoky effects: the impacts of drug use

Ilena Peng December 7, 2016

A high school student, a psychologist – these are people that don't seem to have much in common. But substance use has affected each of them in different ways. Dr. Matthew Kendra and Dr. Anna Lembke...

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