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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

White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

White supremacy is pitting minorities against each other

April Wang, Copy Editor November 13, 2022

Let me just put out there that I approve of affirmative action. I think it is necessary, and I think it should not be torn down. Personal opinions aside, the issue of affirmative action gets tiring...

Korean-American lawyer Ingrid Yun fights to make partner in a white patriarchal law firm.

“Partner Track” falls short in its attempt at representation

Angela Zhang, News Editor September 22, 2022

While depicting the unbreakable glass ceiling women and non-white individuals face when climbing the corporate ladder, Netflix’s new series "Partner Track" fails to portray representation at every front...

Yuna is a popular Malaysian singer who has collaborated with American artists like Usher and Tyler, The Creator.

Going against the grain

Sreya Kumar and Lakshanyaa Ganesh February 28, 2020
Asian American artists you should listen to
Peeling back the layers: American Born Chinese replaces The Scarlet Letter

Peeling back the layers: American Born Chinese replaces The Scarlet Letter

Jefferson Le and Iman Malik January 31, 2020
Examining how the minority experience is taught by white HAmLit teachers
A scene from the new movie Abominable from DreamWorks Animation.

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

Vivian Jiang October 9, 2019
The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans
The race to presidency

The race to presidency

Sreya Kumar and Rachel Jiang September 27, 2019
People should avoid biased judgement of political candidates based on their appearances
Graphic | Oishee Misra

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra September 22, 2019

t’s easy to resign to dismay while attempting to stay informed about the latest news around the globe. That’s why opinion editors Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra discuss the silver linings that...

30 April 2018; Andrew Yang during Ecosystem Summit prior to the start of Collision 2018 at Launch Pad in New Orleans. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Collision via Sportsfile

Media bias in the democratic debates

Sreya Kumar and Rachel Jiang September 17, 2019
The unfair treatment of presidential candidate Andrew Yang in the face of media bias
Washed out: walking the line between Asian and American

Washed out: walking the line between Asian and American

Ilena Peng April 17, 2017

It’s different cultures that make the world go ‘round at the end of the day. -Samantha Fox When I say “Asian-American,” I hope that you’ll take that to mean equal parts Asian and American —...

Andi Mack: New TV show involving Asian Americans and teen pregnancy

Andi Mack: New TV show involving Asian Americans and teen pregnancy

Becca Zheng March 31, 2017

he Disney Channel norm has always been to display typical kid-friendly shows: Wizards of Waverly Place, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Phineas and Ferb and many others. With a majority of Disney...

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