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El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

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An acquired taste: Coffee and tea at MVHS

Minjae Kang April 13, 2022
Students and teachers find benefits from drinking bitter beverages
Brief history of dalgona coffee

Brief history of dalgona coffee

Zara Iqbal, Staff writer May 2, 2020
A timeline on how the beverage became popular across the world
Self-made Starbucks: Four different coffee beverages

Self-made Starbucks: Four different coffee beverages

Ananya Bhat October 3, 2016

It’s the start of autumn, and that means sweaters, chilly winds and a fresh cup of your favorite Starbucks latte. But why go to Starbucks every day for an overpriced drink when you can just make yourself...

Video: La Pluma coffee house provides casual, “hipster” experience

Video: La Pluma coffee house provides casual, “hipster” experience

Catherine April 3, 2013

Stand-up comedians, philosophers, interpreters, musicians — La Pluma’s annual coffee house held on Mar. 29 in the Black Box, was a marriage of all these elements. Attendees could watch the performances...

La Pluma’s second annual coffee house features new performances, including poetry readings, comedy acts and rants by MVHS students. The event is a fundraiser for the publication’s upcoming magazine. Photo used with permission of Libby Kao.

La Pluma hosts second annual coffee house fundraiser

Varsha Venkat March 28, 2013

Literary magazine hopes to encourage literature and art with night of food and music. When most students want a quick meeting spot with their friends, the first thing they think of is a coffee shop....

Bitter+Sweet: a sweet escape from the average cafe

Bitter+Sweet: a sweet escape from the average cafe

Sara Yang September 5, 2011

Upon opening the door, the first thing to welcome you into this cafe will be the fragrance of roasted coffee—followed by the greetings of the friendly owners of the restaurant. Bitter+Sweet,...

Rain, rain go away

Rain, rain go away

Eric Wong March 7, 2010

It's just a little rain — until the field is flooded and the soccer game is canceled Getting through the dreary season of winter sports requires endurance.  With rain managing to cancel about...

Viva la Vivanno

Akshay Agrawal September 26, 2008

Starbucks new guilt-less pleasure reviewed For starters, it tastes like it might actually be made of real chocolate. Then the banana flavor kicks in as a reminder that this is not just a chocolate...

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