El Estoque

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Astronomy club experiences drop in member count

Rachel Jiang

October 22, 2019

At their next meeting, MVHS Astronomy and Astrophysics club is preparing to teach members about concepts such as Newton’s and Kepler’s Law. As the lesson starts, however, members soon realize that their club is getting smaller due to many members having left for college last year. What’s left i...

A moment of silence

A moment of silence

Rachel Jiang

September 19, 2019

Nearly 3000 dead, thousands of devastated family members, 10,000 survivors who suffer from endless trauma. On the day following 9/11, the U.S. declared war on terrorists in Afghanistan, then Syria, Iraq and other countries that were involved in international terrorism. Let’s take a moment of si...

Keeping up with the news

Keeping up with the news

Stuti Upadhyay

February 6, 2019

Like. Share. Retweet. Hashtag. Our generation is consumed by social media and technology, constantly updated on the newest memes and hottest clothing trends. Despite the accessibility and convenience technology brings to our life, we sometimes forget to keep track of more important matters – namely,...

China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

Zara Iqbal, Opinion editor

January 19, 2019

“For four days, they strung me up. My toes barely brushed the ground. For four days, they didn’t let me sleep. Tormenting me, torturing me.” This is only a fraction of the intense torture Omar Bekali went through when he was detained. Bekali is a Kazakh citizen who was born in China and lived there for 30 years. He was in Kazakhstan when Chinese officials escalated the separatism; the day after he came back to Xinjiang ...