El Estoque

A screenshot of a FaceTime call with my dad while he was quarantining in his room.

My dad got COVID

Diya Bahl May 6, 2021
My experiences living with a family member with COVID-19
Losing memories to mindlessness

Losing memories to mindlessness

Michelle Chen May 4, 2021
Considering the importance of the lessons I’ve learned during the pandemic
Reflecting on an abnormal senior year and our hopes for an in-person graduation

Dear Class of 2021

Oishee Misra April 29, 2021
Reflecting on an abnormal senior year and our hopes for an in-person graduation
There's often discussion about students and their situations, but what about the other side of the screen?

The other side

Mikaylah Du, Staff writer April 9, 2021
Exploring how teachers are coping with challenges during distance learning
It's been a year now?

It’s been a year now?

Kripa Mayureshwar and Lance Tong April 4, 2021
Students reflect on COVID-19 a year after school closure
Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Warming up: Reopening sports at MVHS

Examining how athletes, coaches and administration have adapted to the pandemic
Discovering the myriad of things we learned this year despite claims of a year of

The year we didn’t lose

Oishee Misra April 1, 2021
Discovering the myriad of things we learned this year
A photo of Trump giving a speech in 2020. | Photo from CNN

Trump and COVID-19 vaccines

Suraj Gangaram, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

America, we have a problem. A nationwide CNN poll has shown that up to 57% of Republican men are vaccine hesitant, more than any other group in America.  Trump’s advice to Americans on vaccines is,...

A year of Zoom

A year of Zoom

Exploring how the MVHS community’s feelings toward the pandemic have shifted an entire year later
The MVHS community looks back on initial COVID-19 pandemic reactions a year later.

A year of reflection

Krish Dev and Leanna Sun March 26, 2021

 Last year in March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 a pandemic, and countries began to impose stay-at-home orders. For many of us, March 13 marked the last...

The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer March 25, 2021
How 11 months of isolation forced me to rethink my prior relationships
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