El Estoque

“Hangover III” inspires highs in some, headaches in others

“Hangover III” inspires highs in some, headaches in others

Ankita Tejwani

May 29, 2013

Mixed Reviews is a feature where we examine recently released works with perspectives from two different reporters. This week we reviewed our first film “The Hangover Part III,” directed by Todd Phillips. Ankita’s Take: Unexpected, but hilarious. In 2009, “The Hangover” came out and made ...

First Ladies are just as important

First Ladies are just as important

Simran Devidasani

November 20, 2012

Whenever we think of change and moving forward, we think of our presidential elections. With each new president comes four new years filled with change in economic, foreign and domestic policies. While we reflect on America’s growth with respect to our successful and unsuccessful presidential administrations,...

Head to head: Why Tumblr is beneficial to teenagers

Head to head: Why Tumblr is beneficial to teenagers

Ankita Tejwani

November 20, 2012

Tumblr, the epitome of  teenagers’ lives, is a micro blogging site that benefits teenagers all over the world in more ways than one. Tumblr allows them to create a short-blog or sometimes even portfolio. Combining what teenagers do best, social networking and expressing emotion, Tumblr has over 50 billion page views a month. It gives studen...

There’s no $ in team

Carissa Chan

February 1, 2012

For students who are part of MVHS Government Team, there are no formal assessments or exams, save for one short quiz at the beginning of the year. There are only competitions — local, state and national. For most high school Gov teams, the most prestigious competition is the annual program called We t...