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We should respect and value journalism, especially during times of crises

Power of the press

Shivani Verma and Brian Xu February 12, 2021
We should respect and value journalism, especially during times of crises
100 things to do when you’re bored while social distancing

100 things to do when you’re bored while social distancing

Anushka De and Jai Uparkar March 22, 2020
50 activities to appeal to your normal side and 50 activities for your inner MVHS student
El Estoque members receive a Gold Crown award at the 2018 CSPA Spring Convention. Photo by Alyssa Hui

El Estoque trip to CSPA conference in New York City cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

Brian Xu March 15, 2020

One of the most stressful parts of JEA director-at-large and journalism and yearbook adviser Julia Satterthwaite’s job is planning for the annual El Estoque and El Valedor field trip. The two publications’...

El Estoque: Behind the story

Brian Xu November 25, 2019
Unpacking El Estoque student journalists’ reporting process on story favorites
Hear Us: the students

Hear Us: the students

Elena Khan and Tina Low February 16, 2019

Here us: the students Freedom of speech, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is defined as the legal right to express one’s opinion freely. However, there are many nuances to this definition,...

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Anirudh Chaudhary October 20, 2017

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the server to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Sushi...

The Hype Surrounding HYPEBEAST

The Hype Surrounding HYPEBEAST

Hannah Lee August 18, 2017

Sophomore Evan Yu anxiously sits in front of his computer and refreshes Supreme’s homepage every Thursday at 8 a.m. While others might be sleeping in, Yu waits patiently for the New York skateboarding...

A group photo in MVHS's first yearbook in 1970. Photo used with permission of El Valedor.

La Identidad: what names reveal about MVHS’s origins

Jessica Xing March 10, 2017

t was the summer of 1969. Students from Cupertino, Fremont, Homestead and Lynbrook High School filed into the courtyard to become what would be MVHS’ first graduating class. Janet Melikian Nauss,...

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college

Roshan Fernandez September 20, 2016

Senior Vincent Kao has heard MVHS students say "I want to go to UCLA." He has heard them say "I want to go to Stanford. Or Yale. Or Harvard." But Kao has never heard anyone say "I want to go to De Anza." A...

Weekend Warriors: Picking up soccer at an older age

Weekend Warriors: Picking up soccer at an older age

Roshan Fernandez August 29, 2016

As 5:30 p.m rolled around on Saturday, 53-year-old Henry Wu stepped onto the upper field at Kennedy Middle School. He did not come wearing a uniform or with regulation mandated equipment. Instead, he brought...

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