El Estoque

In Due Time

In Due Time

Hannah Lee

March 7, 2018


Filed under From the magazine, OPINION

Senior Juliane Tsai spent countless hours of her senior year behind the wheel of her car, learning to drive. Tsai also holds two jobs — tutoring and babysitting children throughout the week. She thinks there is an inexplicable freedom in being able to transport herself and earn her own money. She va...

An Evolving Youth: A look into MVHS party culture has changed

An Evolving Youth: A look into MVHS party culture has changed

Chetana Ramaiyer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Best of News, From the magazine, NEWS

n 1972, after Friday night football games, MVHS students would meet up at the McDonald's near highway nine, now known as De Anza Blvd. There was a Taco Bell, a Shakey's Pizza and a parking lot packed with cars. People would smoke marijuana, drink beer publicly and race their cars down the highway. This ...

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

#DeleteUber is trending in response to the incident at JFK airport

Chetana Ramaiyer

February 5, 2017


Filed under National, NEWS

Recently, the #DeleteUber has been trending on Twitter. More than 200,000 Uber accounts have been deleted, according to a report from The New York Times It all started on Jan. 28.  According to Forbes article titled, “Understand This Before You #DeleteUber”, the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, an organization consisting...

Ride Along: MVHS students discuss the year of driving rule

Ride Along: MVHS students discuss the year of driving rule

Chetana Ramaiyer

September 21, 2016


Filed under NEWS

enior Spencer Sullivan-Hayes got into an accident while driving at night over spring break of 2016. Earlier that day, it had rained and the roads were slippery. He approached the intersection when the light was red, so Sullivan-Hayes still went for the turn, despite the oncoming traffic. His car...

Statistically driving: looking at the numbers behind student drivers

Statistically driving: looking at the numbers behind student drivers

Ilena Peng

September 16, 2016


Filed under Around Campus, BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, NEWS, News Multimedia

For more, see Ride Along from the Sept. issue of El Estoque hether it be through their 18th birthday, graduating high school or getting their driver’s license, there are many ways that a teenager transitions into the adult world. Driving is typically associated with coming of age and continues to be...

CAUTION: Grandma behind the wheel

CAUTION: Grandma behind the wheel

Soumya Kurnool

November 19, 2012


Filed under From the magazine, No Country for Old Women, Print Opinion

  You know you live a sad life when you have to wait in the Bus Circle until 5 p.m. for your parents to pick you up while all your friends simply zip off in their own cars to go home, to Chipotle and everywhere else it is that teens go. You also know you have a sad life when you don’t know squat about being behind the wheel (...

Teens numb to gas price increases

Teens numb to gas price increases

Shuyi Qi

August 23, 2012


Filed under OPINION

These past few weeks have been a fiasco with shootings at Aurora, Colo. and a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. And just recently, on Aug. 6, an explosion at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California forced employees to evacuate. The question is, what's going to happen now? Namely, what will happen to gas prices? After the explosion, the average price of ...