El Estoque

Blackbear trumps his musical artistry with fifth studio album “ANONYMOUS”

Blackbear trumps his musical artistry with fifth studio album “ANONYMOUS”

Annie Zhang

May 1, 2019

merging in the music industry in 2012, singer-songwriter, composer and producer Blackbear has graced alternative R&B enthusiasts with his heavy lyrical albums. Extolling the thrill of heartbreak, drug addiction and sex, Blackbear has produced streaming hits such as the double-platinum selling “Do Re M...

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

A vested interest: Art Club’s first meeting of the year

Priya Reddy

September 14, 2017

As a way to kick off the new school year Art Club held its first meeting in room F103 this Monday, Sept. 11,  to introduce the club and the new officer team. In their powerpoint, the new club officers went over a few interesting facts about themselves —  such as their favored art mediums — as we...

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Q&A: C++ club makes changes in teaching style

Nathan Stevens

April 17, 2017

As senior Christopher Chang looks around E203 for his fellow C++ members, he finds himself disappointed with what he sees. Getting ready to start their weekly informational meetings about the programming language C++, he makes sure everyone is there, but over the weeks, he’s watched as people droppe...

An Overview of the ACT

An Overview of the ACT

Mallika Singh

April 17, 2017

uch like the SAT, the ACT, or American College Testing, has had a few changes since it was first administered in 1959. From small changes like allowing calculators to more drastic ones like completely reorganizing the test, the ACT is constantly evolving. Take a look below to see how it has evolved since t...

Homecoming: A change to the year

Homecoming: A change to the year

Becca Zheng

October 9, 2016

omecoming: a traditional American high school event dedicated to returning students and incoming freshman, along with a new start to the school year. Each year in October, one week is devoted to different activities revolving around the event, including dance performances, talent shows and the Homec...

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Roots Christian Club prepares new plans for future meetings

Michelle Wong

September 21, 2016

Co-written by Stephanie Lam The presences of new Roots officers aren’t the only new changes for Roots Christian club. At their first meeting of the year on Monday, Sept. 12, the club officers announced new events and changes soon to come. Senior Amanda Lam, the current social manager of Root...

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

Changes to locker assignments and ID cards affect first week of school

Elia Chen

August 15, 2014

  On Aug. 11 and 12, students arrived at MVHS for Running of the Bulls, expecting it to be similar to last year’s. However, this year administration altered several aspects of Running of the Bulls, including the dates of locker assignments and the location of the event. These changes were...

New semester presents changes in office staff

New semester presents changes in office staff

Colin Kim

February 13, 2014

Changes in the office bring new responsibilities for Calvin Wong and Monique Balentine. Read More »...