The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

EE Tries Sports: Football

El Estoque competes against the MVHS Varsity Football team in Flag Football
Illustration | Chiran Arumugam

Early bird or night owl?

Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer February 24, 2023
Examining students’ morning and evening routines
Senior Jaebeum Cho used to go by J. Cho to prevent mispronunciations, however after gaining appreciation for his name in recent years he has started going by Jaebeum.

Actually it’s pronounced…

Chiran Arumugam and Darpan Singh December 27, 2022
Examining the struggles behind ethnic names in America
Salma Rezeik puts on makeup in a scene of Elhaks film Absentia, where Elhak uses clip overlap to characterize the subjects mind racing.

You can study that?

Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer December 13, 2022
Students and alumni share their opinions on stigmas around certain college majors
MVHS students with bad parking are often posted on the instagram account @mv_bad parking

Over the line

Chiran Arumugam and Vincent Zhao December 4, 2022
MVHS students share their experiences of being caught by anonymous instagram account @mv_badparking
Senior Yash Thapliyal shaves as part of his daily routine.  Photo by Krish Dev

Let it grow

Chiran Arumugam and Krish Dev November 18, 2022

Growing up in the 80s, U.S. Government teacher Benjamin Recktenwald noticed that most people didn’t have visible facial hair — except for his dad. Wanting to follow his father’s footsteps, and because...

Homemade Hipster: Banana Smoothie Bowl

Chiran Arumugam, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

Learn how to make a fun, healthy, banana-based dessert, combining ice and cocoa powder for a cold, refreshing taste!​​ Ingredients: Two bananas, sliced into thin circles One-fourth cup milk...

The album cover, a blurry image of Lanez contrasted with bright and dark colors, previews a multitude of emotions showcased throughout the album.

‘Sorry 4 What’ is an unapologetic failure

Chiran Arumugam and Sameer Maheshwari October 13, 2022

“I'm not tryna be here for a long time / Just, just a good, good time / I got a lot of s— weighin' on my mind” “Sorry 4 What” encompasses aspects of Lanez’s personal and musical growth in...

Targeted advertisements tend to pop up on social media platforms such as Instagram, and typically advertise products the user has shown prior interest in.

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Understanding thoughts behind fashion and social media advertising
Why are consumers fixated on apparel logos?

Why are consumers fixated on apparel logos?

Chiran Arumugam and Samika Bhatkar October 9, 2022

Business teacher Lenore Espanola, a self-proclaimed fashion enthusiast, says she looks out for changing trends among what students are wearing.  “Right now I see girls wearing a combination of an...

Student Athletic Senate President Rohin Inani hands out MVHS-themed tattoos and lanyards at the football game.

Student Athletic Senate: Revamped

Chiran Arumugam, Darpan Singh, and Vincent Zhao October 3, 2022
Looking at how the Athletic Senate changed after COVID-19
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