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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

Race in Sports

Race in Sports

Exploring the different facets of race in sports
Two people hold a basketball with a projected American flag.

Examining racism in sports

Sophia Chen, Copy Editor February 18, 2022
Looking into how racial microaggressions and bias affect student athletes
Korean-pop group BTS broke into the American music industry the past couple years

Xenophobia in the music industry

Zara Iqbal and Claire Yang February 7, 2020
Entertainment award shows discriminate against non-English speaking artists
Graphic | Oishee Misra

Positivity Podcast Ep. 1: Democratic debates

Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra September 22, 2019

t’s easy to resign to dismay while attempting to stay informed about the latest news around the globe. That’s why opinion editors Lakshanyaa Ganesh and Oishee Misra discuss the silver linings that...

Glorified victimization

Glorified victimization

Zara Iqbal, Copy editor May 5, 2019

One day, as I was scrolling through my Twitter timeline, I came across a tweet that included these Instagram screenshots:                     If...

Gender stereotypes outline modes of behavior for men and women, often not leaving enough room for people to explore options outside their gender norms. Images courtesy of thenounproject.org creative commons.

Gender inequality binds men and women to limiting gender roles

Gabriella Monico September 23, 2014

I remember standing in line outside the movie theater, clad in my Gryffindor robes, waiting for the doors to open and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two to begin. I remember waiting restlessly...

When did equality become so radical?

Cynthia Mao October 8, 2012

When we were deciding the special report topic for this issue, we initially shied away from calling it feminism. Concerns were raised that the word would alienate a large part of the student body — but...

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