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

In the face of crime

In the face of crime

Examining the impact of crime and community reactions to it
Cupertino Citizens serving through Neighborhood Watch

Cupertino Citizens serving through Neighborhood Watch

Jefferson Le and Lance Tong February 15, 2022

The United States National Neighborhood Watch, a nationwide crime prevention program, serves  as a network of civilian eyes and ears for law enforcement and has been integrated into Cupertino since ...

How safe do you find Cupertino?

Mikaylah Du, Graphics Editor February 12, 2022
Observing community reactions to Cupertino crime
Examining the community reaction to different levels of theft in the state

Increasing theft in California prompts safety concerns and legal backlash

Melody Cui February 12, 2022
Examining the community reaction to different levels of theft in the state
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TikTok challenges influence crime in school communities

Michelle Chen and Angela Zhang February 11, 2022

Across the nation, threats to initiate school shootings and bombings circulated on TikTok the week of Dec. 17, 2021. As a popular social media platform, TikTok enabled the spread of this trend through...

Movie: ‘Broken City’ fails to break standards

Movie: ‘Broken City’ fails to break standards

AlexaTheaSuarez January 22, 2013

“Tell me things haven't changed!” a corrupt Mayor Hostetler (Russell Crowe) triumphantly calls out in the midst of a political debate, trying to convince his misguided audience that he has improved...

Movie: Gangster Squad embellished yet underdeveloped

Movie: ‘Gangster Squad’ embellished yet underdeveloped

Anjali Bhat January 15, 2013

Gunshots and glamor oversimplify the problems of a crime-ridden Los Angeles in the 1940’s. OUR GRADE: 2.5 stars YOUR GRADE: [polldaddy rating="6504463"]   It’s 1949. World War...

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