El Estoque

Six Bay Area Black-owned eateries to support

Co-owner Liberty Walker poses in front of the Don't Glaze Me Donuts truck.
Suggestions for restaurants, cafes and dessert businesses to visit
October 17, 2020
Suggestions for restaurants, cafes and dessert businesses to visit

100 things to do when you’re bored while social distancing

100 things to do when you’re bored while social distancing
50 activities to appeal to your normal side and 50 activities for your inner MVHS student
March 22, 2020
50 activities to appeal to your normal side and 50 activities for your inner MVHS student

Unhomely Fandoms

Unhomely Fandoms
March 11, 2020

Senior Sean Fell When he was younger, senior Sean Fell would participate in heated Madden and NBA 2K video —game battles with his older brother. His brother, a fan of the Bay Area teams, never let...

Beating the heat

Beating the heat
Places and events to go to during the summer
May 5, 2019
Places and events to go to during the summer

The changes in our community

The changes in our community
Contrasting population growth in Cupertino and lack of enrollment at MVHS
February 1, 2019

A Minority’s Point of View

A Minority's Point of View
Students and teachers discuss being in the minority or majority in the Bay Area
November 21, 2018

Senior Jade Tsao is passionate about connecting with her African-American culture. She reads books about African-American history, gets involved with protests and movements like Black Lives Matter and...

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area
January 11, 2018

ophomore Afreen Azad had turned off the lights and was just about to go to bed around 2 a.m. when she suddenly felt like someone was shaking her bed. Azad’s first thought was that her house was being...

Halloween around the Bay Area

Halloween around the Bay Area
November 13, 2017

Nowadays, Halloween is associated with sugar-high children and a mass of Moana clones scurrying from door to door, leaving a Hansel and Gretel trail of candy wrappers in their wake. Of course, that’s...

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area

Poor air quality affects the Bay Area
October 10, 2017

here was a hint of smoke in the air and no one could detect the source. The grey haze looked like the common fog that hugs the coast of the Bay Area during the mornings. Early in the morning on Monday,...

Ordinary Origins: What it’s like to live in Cupertino

Ordinary Origins: What it's like to live in Cupertino
The very complicated and simple life of a girl living in the Bay Area
September 26, 2017
The very complicated and simple life of a girl living in the Bay Area

How the tide hasn’t turned: Residents express Cupertino’s consistency

How the tide hasn't turned: Residents express Cupertino's consistency
December 7, 2016

rom pearl milk tea and falafels to Apple computers and iPhones, Cupertino is defined by its cultural, technological and educational advancements. In some aspects, the city has changed drastically over...

Sunday Projects: Model airplane flying in the Bay Area

Sunday Projects: Model airplane flying in the Bay Area
November 22, 2015

Story co-written by Trisha Kholiya and Mingjie Zhong. Additional reporting by Anjana Melvin and Sarah Robinson. FLYING HIGH IN THE BAY AREA: MODEL AIRPLANES, CLOTHESPINS AND DUST-RED AIR by El Estoque...

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