El Estoque

Taralynn Kang shares her experience growing up in a biracial family

Biracial families share their family dynamics

Minjae Kang December 10, 2021
Looking into the family dynamics of biracial families
Debunking the Thanksgiving Fantasy

Debunking the Thanksgiving Fantasy

Lillian Wang November 25, 2021

In fifth grade, we cut feathers from colored cardstock and glued them to paper headbands. We played as tribesmen and explorers – innocent, awed by the tales of friendship and gratitude we were told of...

Culture and the future

Culture and the future

Taryn Lam and Jayanti Jha November 12, 2021
How MVHS student and staff expectations of the future are affected by cultural and religious factors
Illustration of a woman wearing a saree, a traditional Indian outfit

Beginning with Bollywood

Kripa Mayureshwar September 25, 2021
Reconnecting with my culture through Bollywood music
Cultural melodies

Cultural melodies

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor April 3, 2021
Looking into three different MVHS students who play traditional instruments
The 5 Senses of Culture

The 5 Senses of Culture

Delving into the sensory facets of cultures present at MVHS

The flavors of tradition

Ishaani Dayal April 2, 2021
Revisiting culturally significant childhood dishes
Aromas across the world: Incense, bakhoor and xiang bao

Aromas across the world: Incense, bakhoor and xiang bao

Annie Zhang April 2, 2021
Navigating the cultural purposes of fragrant scents

A touch of home

Arjan Madan, Staff Writer April 2, 2021
How fabrics, utensils, and trinkets help MVHS students and staff connect to their heritage
Taking the stage

Taking the stage

Ritu Atreyas April 2, 2021
MVHS students’ journeys with classical dance forms
Indian cultural appreciation

Indian cultural appreciation

Shreshta Ranganathan February 12, 2021

From bindis to henna tattoos to saris, aspects of Indian culture are frequent victims of cultural appropriation. However, as different forms of cultural appropriation continue to persist, questions such...

The cover of the second edition of Le Canard designed by senior Victor Li.

Le Canard

Anjali Singh October 1, 2020
Student-run French Magazine aims to spread information about French Culture
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