El Estoque

Welcoming diversity

Welcoming diversity

Jai Uparkar

November 21, 2018

enior Sabina Law remembers the first time she was introduced to Bhangra. When she was a freshman, she watched the Bhangra team perform a routine for the MVHS Dance Team, which she was part of, and noticed how the dance form was completely different from her own. She was used to performing softer mov...

The impact of Fenty Beauty

The impact of Fenty Beauty

Michelle Wong

October 8, 2017

ith the increased advocacy for diversity, makeup brands seem to be attempting to make their products accessible for a wider variety of people. On Sept. 8, Rihanna released her makeup line, Fenty Beauty, which included a variety of makeup products including foundation, highlighter and lip gloss. Accor...

Superstitions: Superstitions from around the world

Superstitions: Superstitions from around the world

Devika Watave

October 13, 2015

Co-written by Fatima Ali. Additional reporting by Anjana Melvin. In a previous version of the story, Kathleen Ra's name was misspelled. Everyone has heard of the classic superstitions; see a black cat and you’ll have bad luck, step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back, break a mirror...

Affirmative action proves not to be the best solution to provide diversity

Ashish Samaddar

April 10, 2014

Affirmative Action tackles the outcome, not the cause behind lack of minorities. Read More »...

Competition between clubs encourages innovation

Competition between clubs encourages innovation

Kevin Guo

September 25, 2011

The National Technological Honor Society, or NTHS for short, is a business and technology club recently established on campus. It focuses on applying business concepts in the real world, especially in a technological setting. Despite having been on campus for only a year, it is already well publicized and is attracting competitors from both FBLA and DEC...

Varsity baseball team unrepresentative of school demographics

Varsity baseball team unrepresentative of school demographics

Tina Hsu

April 8, 2011

Asian minority argues that lack of cultural variety within team is offset by sportsmanship. Read More »...